What Ever Happened to The Barn Jacket?

There is this contest in Real Simple Magazine that I have been trying to find time to enter for about five years. As ridiculous as it sounds, I haven’t been able to find the time to write out 1500 words (that I actually like) maximum to meet the requirements and the deadline. Really, I haveContinue reading “What Ever Happened to The Barn Jacket?”

Joy and Lots of “Chuck and Friends” Stickers

This summer I have had a lot of time with my kids…in the house…just the house…for long periods of time. Let me tell you, it has opened my eyes to a new level of tired and a new level of closeness. Last Friday, I was in a completely grumpy mood. I woke up to the newsContinue reading “Joy and Lots of “Chuck and Friends” Stickers”

Captain’s Log, Star Date: Day Nine

Back in the day, my brother and I used to watch Star Trek: The Next Generation. I know, right? But, we weren’t total nerds (those are called geeks), we were more like mild nerds (I think that’s just considered dorky). We definitely dabbled into nerd territory with Star Wars fare and a bit of Star Trek and so what if IContinue reading “Captain’s Log, Star Date: Day Nine”

The Best DANG Mommy Show Period!

There are just some days that I wish my day could be edited down into a three minute highlight reel. Like all those awesome plays and super cool catches, dunks, touchdowns, tackles, goals, hits, swings, homeruns with bases loaded, mascot brawls…Yeah, I wish my day could look something like that. There are so many really greatContinue reading “The Best DANG Mommy Show Period!”

LIMBO: 38 Weeks, 2 Days

(getting my “limbo,” er…yoga on) Don’t like the game, don’t like name… It’s not that I am totally impatient.  Or that I can’t wait for a good thing, it’s just there is this very specific place between what you know is inevitable and the inevitable.  Like, “waiting” to go into labor, perhaps.  Limbo isn’t likeContinue reading “LIMBO: 38 Weeks, 2 Days”