Community Playground Build!

Nov 12, 14 Community Playground Build!

Posted by in Parenting, Rants & Raves

Soooooo what did you do this past weekend? My friends and I built a gigantic playground!   Yep, that’s right. Remember that Kitchen Tour that was going to be the death of me last spring? Well, our little community raised that money (143K to be exact) and built that playground! The Playground Committee did an amazing job...

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The dreaded lice email! Nit Nanny and $75 Target Giveaway!

Nov 05, 14 The dreaded lice email! Nit Nanny and $75 Target Giveaway!

Posted by in Giveaway, Parenting, Rants & Raves

School had not been in session one week when we got the first email. Lice. The next week, another email. Are you kidding me? Per the CDC, between 6-12 million children and adults get head lice each year in the US alone, as well as up to twice that many unreported cases. Anyone who comes in head-to-head contact with someone who...

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First Day of School

Sep 02, 14 First Day of School

Posted by in Parenting, Photos

The first day of school is always filled with glee and nerves for me. I am excited for them, and for me. And nervous for them and sad for me. It’s a big jumble of emotions. I usually cry. Today was no exception.      

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The Newton Kitchen Tour will be the end of me – and a GIVEAWAY

Mar 25, 14 The Newton Kitchen Tour will be the end of me – and a GIVEAWAY

Posted by in Rants & Raves

In case you’ve been wondering where I am, no I didn’t fade away into nothing from my cleanse, nor did my boy give me a nervous breakdown. I haven’t been vlogging or blogging because I’ve been busy. Now you all KNOW how much I hate that. But it’s the truth. I have made some choices about how to spend my...

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Elementary School Fundraiser

Nov 29, 13 Elementary School Fundraiser

Posted by in Rants & Raves

I don’t ask you guys for much. (Do I? Maybe I do? Read this blog! Subscribe to my YouTube! Cut yourself some slack! Ack sorry about that, maybe I do?!) I’m not really asking you to do anything here either except to click this lovely little link and do any Amazon shopping you might be thinking of doing today, this...

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Light a candle of love

Dec 23, 12 Light a candle of love

Posted by in Rants & Raves, Soul

My children are playing together quietly in the other room. I hear them whispering to each other. They are playing nicely. My children. They are 6, 4 & 2. This doesn’t happen often. The quiet playing nicely thing. I have a minute so I thought I’d write. I have gone quiet since last Friday. Since Newtown. Since the...

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