Category Life

Back that %#@& Up!!!

Oh God, how I wish was talking about getting your grove on at a night club. A)I’m not that cool. I’m lucky I know what the “Harlem Shake” is. B) I think we all know that as a new mother the only club I’m seeing these days is a comedy club when I’m working OR the one in my dreams. But let’s…
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Reusing Pasta Boxes

… to hold birdseed! I’ve had these old pasta boxes around, and I wasn’t sure what we were going to do with them. I had one on the kitchen counter from making baked ziti, and boy was I glad it was there when our bag of birdseed broke! I was able to salvage most of…
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And On The Seventh Day, God Said, "Let There Be Sweet Rolls!"

My small ones have been ridiculously sick for the past two weeks.  Kellan has missed 4 days of school which when you are in kindergarten, is like missing a whole month.  I made him recite the alphabet for me just to make sure he hasn’t backslid during his convalescence 😉 Anyway, being trapped indoors is…
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Get Rid of Hair Tangles Plus a Recipe for Hair Detangler

My daughters have a lot of hair. When we are out and about people always stop to comment on their hair. Often those same people will ask me how I deal with hair tangles or just give me tips on what works for them. A typical comment will be: “Your daughters have beautiful hair. Do you…
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Happy Birthday to my Hubby

Birthday Dinner 2013 Dear Rob, Your birthday fell on a Friday this year which was super inconvenient because it seemed that the days that preceded it were a tangled rush of work and school and kids and house and bad weather and illness.  I’d made plans for us to go out that night and at…
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Valentines Day Activity: Love Coupons for the Family

Acts of Love are the best gifts you can give, in my opinion. You are going to love this Acts of Love Coupons for the family idea and all the fun that comes with it. I prefer gifts that tell me that you actually thought about me and considered my likes and desires when purchasing…
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10 Reasons You’re Glad I Didn’t Blog In My 20s

20-Year-Old Lisa by Stuart Vance, 1984 You might have tired of reports of my hostessing gig at the Red Onion and the injustice of my having been fired especially after I wore that rented Easter Bunny costume and hopped down Cannon Drive in Beverly Hills passing out brunch coupons. (Like, those jerks at corporate down…
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Things only a Grandparent can do {via modern technology}

Baby Bear just assumes that when she talks to someone that there is the possibility to FaceTime or Skype and see them.  She is growing up in a world where this is the default and your friends and family can join you at anytime on real time video. Tonight Baby Bear really did not want…
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