Monthly Archives October 2012

The Not So Natural Mommy…..

I used to look at Moms that would make their own cleaners, cook like they actually knew what they were doing and think to myself “Ppft! Morons”…..but then I became a Mom myself and now I do all those things. Well, I used to. I slacked for a while there, became cheap because I had…
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Going Home

Last weekend I went to my hometown for my 30th High School Reunion. The place where I grew up is on the beach and in the woods and surrounded by apple orchards and artichoke fields. The smell of ocean and fog are buried deep in me. That place and the people I knew there are,…
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Candy Corn Lollipops

Here is a great way to use some of that candy corn that always seems to be lying around during and after the Halloween season. I am not a fan of candy corn myself, but my husband and kids loved these. You will need: Muffin tin Cookie sheet Lollipop sticks Candy corn We used a…
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Pumpkin Tie Dye Shirt

Today, Tracey from We-Made-That is here to share her idea for a cool pumpkin tie dyed shirt that you can make with your kids. There are lot of Halloween shirts in stores right now but I don’t buy any for my kids because I don’t want to spend a lot on a shirt they will…
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My Zombie Morning

I would say this zombie girl resembles me, but that would be an insult to the zombie.  For real. I made it home from Craft Weekend.  Barely. The event ended promptly at noon, so by 1:00 all the girls who’d flown in were all deposited at the airport.  I had a 5:00 flight so although…
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Coffee Break?

photo “… and then after I have a yogurt can I get a Sponge Bob and then after that can you look at that castle I made and then help me put the stopper back in my piggy bank? It’s stuck. ” “Babe, I just need a couple of minutes to make coffee and sit…
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Halloween Cupcakes: Witch

In our house, tubs of frosting get eaten with a spoon (by my lean and long husband). So when we were asked to participate in the #CoolWhipFrosting Challenge I jumped on the opportunity.  I love to make things from scratch, I really do but when it comes to cakes and cupcakes I like to buy…
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It’s All Fun & Games….Until It’s Not

Kellan has come up with some funny stuff about games in the past couple of days. 1) This morning I decided to get my workout out of the way early.  When Kellan, Larissa and I arrived at Crossfit, a friend of mine also had her 4-year-old with her.  Afterwards on our way home I asked, “Did…
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