Lord but I’m having some trouble finding both my creative mojo and time to exercise it to write blog posts. In the shower a couple weeks ago, though, I started reflecting on all the stuff we’ve found useful and/or entertaining over the course of the last year, and I thought, Hey! That might actually make a… Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide: New Parents (or parents-to-be) and Babies (up to 1 year)
I promise this is not going to totally turn into a pregnancy blog, but…today’s post is definitely related. And it’s definitely girly. Gentlemen, unless you really like all-natural and organic skin care products, you might want to skip this one. So, last weekend I had the surreal experience of receiving a Mother’s Day gift…from my… Continue reading My First Mother’s Day Gift
I’ve been pretty cranky this past week, but I’m trying not to focus on the crabbiness. I’d like instead to celebrate a few small perfect moments from the past week or so. “Popcorn reading” (i.e., taking turns reading aloud) the first Harry Potter book with my niece and husband – the first time reading the… Continue reading Perfect Moments
Hello, blog friends! I am back! It’s been more than two weeks since my last post. Since then I’ve flown to Indianapolis and back, fretted over a dear friend who had her twin girls 9 weeks too early (mama and both babies are healthy and beautiful), eaten too much candy while watching spooky movies far… Continue reading Triumphant Return…and Birthday Celebrations!
My brain is so exhausted…you are going to have to forgive me for the dearth of posts lately. I’ve been super-busy, but things will be back to a normal pace next week. Hopefully my brain will work enough again to actually think of topics for my blog posts. For now, however, I just spent the… Continue reading Fancy Things in Favorite Colors
Today, I followed a little blog-chain that took me from the Happiness Project blog to a link at the SHU Box blog on fun and play. Sarah over at the SHU Box decided to list some activities that, for her, are pure fun. The exercise is all about knowing that what is fun for you… Continue reading Playtime for You and for Me
Oh, friends. Chances are pretty damn good that you are experiencing the same high temperatures and humidity that we are. It was near to 100 degrees today, and it’s supposed to be warmer tomorrow and even warmer on Friday. Much of the country is going through this right now. It’s very, very hot; breathing outside… Continue reading We’re Having a Heat Wave…A Tropical Heat Wave…