Making Summer Fun: For Both Mom and Kids

So here’s the thing about Summer… It’s awesome and it’s awful all at once. Maybe I’m exaggerating, but maybe I’m not. Making Summer Fun (ner) I love summer because the chaotic schedule loosens up. I love summer because it is warmer than January. I love summer because it means there is more time available during […]

Summer Summer Summertime

It is finally summer for us. SUMMERTIME! The kids have been out of school for ::checks calendar:: one week and 2 days. I had to check the calendar because I guess since I can’t remember what I did 2 hours ago, I am not going to remember a week ago. So what does all this […]

Mom. Mom. Mom. Mom. (Yes, this is a Mother’s Day post, with VIDEO!)

I’m sorry. I don’t mean to help run this holiday into the ground with ANOTHER post about moms/mother’s day. But, here lies my contribution to the internet. My family helped me make a little video for Mother’s Day. There are no flowers. Nor jewelry. No pedicures. No fancy brunch. Nope. But it fits. With new […]

Fifteen (See Also: Drivers Ed.)

I am jumping the gun a just little bit here. My son hasn’t turned fifteen yet. But he will in a matter of weeks. Read: DRIVERS ED Back when my oldest was a busy, busy, BUSY preschooler… there was the stress of getting him signed him up in time for summer activities. Or the stress […]

The Clorox Ick Awards… For Those Messy Life Moments

As parents… a.k.a. The Keepers Little Germ Carriers… messes and icky things are a integral part of our life. From carrying baby wipes or hand sanitizer everywhere we go, to stretching the “5 second rule” into a “10 second rule”… our lives are consumed with germ containment. We work hard! But there is no applause […]

Flash Mobs and Moms Dancing and Feeding Children.

It all started one afternoon (yesterday) when I was on leg 3 of 8. Wait. That makes it sound like I have 8 legs. I AM NOT AN ARACHNID. Let me start again… The kids had places to go/be picked up from and I was in the car – on round 3 of 8. That’s […]

Snowbots and Cold and Snow

Snow is cold. I do not like cold. COLD AND SNOW You might think this picture of me shows me almost enjoying the cold… Actually, this is FEAR. Long story short, I do not like cold… therefore SNOW. Cold and snow. I blame my thyroid. And maybe not having proper snow clothes. Because I find […]

A Walk In The Park and Wise Parenting Words

Not too many days ago, Lucy and I went for… a walk in the park. We are not experiencing a polar vortex here. But at 37 degrees, it was a chilly walk. Due to grading days and school work days, Lucy had a few days off. Since Lucy is the youngest we tend to get […]

#DogTales and See What Good Food Can Do with PEDIGREEĀ®

It is entirely likely that you know about our dog Kevin. But did you know we got him from the Humane Society as a vewy sweet wittle puppeh? That cute wittle boy holding Baby Kevin was very excited to bring that pup home. That picture was taken at the shelter. While waiting for all the […]

The Seahawks to the Superbowl: Wilson, Sherman and… Kaepernick?

Who’s going to the Superbowl? THE SEAHAWKS TO THE SUPERBOWL! Don’t stop reading just yet. For my non-football fan readers aaaaaand my non-Seahawks fan readers I have also included links to a couple GREAT recipes (if I do say so myself) and a few words on fashion. Because FOOD AND FASHION. Also, I think football […]