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Visiting Grant’s Farm with The Family

TweetI am joining Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop this week, and sharing about my favorite photo I took in June, which happened to be when we took our family vacation. This past month we went to St. Louis for our vacation. We decided instead of city hopping we would stay in one city and do fun […]

Adding to our Furry Family through Pet Adoption

TweetA few days before Christmas our 16 year old cat, Gabby’s health deterioted to the point that we had to make the heart breaking decision to have him put to sleep.  After consulting the vet it was the only choice as he was doing so poorly, losing weight (even been fed 6 times a day), and […]

Monster Jam Evansville, IN 2014 #review

Tweet  *Tickets were provided to me to attend the event and then to share my honest opinions about it at US Family Guide We went to our first Monster Jam (thank you to US Family Guide for the tickets) in Evansville, IN at the Ford Center last night (January 10, 2014). Our arena is not […]

Celebrating Christmas a Little Each Day

TweetMy goal this year is to something, Christmasy (excuse the spelling), each day. Things are so busy between school, life, family, Cub Scouts, and now Girl Scouts (Yes..I am leading both..call me crazy!). I feel that we don’t “celebrate” enough. My kids are 10 and 5, and both love Christmas! I love the crafts, baking, […]

Back to School and what it means to Mom

TweetSo it finally happened both of my kids went to school. This is the year The Girl started all day Kindergarten and The Boy is in Fourth Grade. I have not been alone in the house since he was born (he’ll be 10 this month!). Sure they went to preschool, but any preschool Mom knows […]

Learning without Words, our Morning with Tibetan Monks

TweetDisclaimer..This is NOT sponsored in any way…paid for ourselves. cMOE (Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville) in Evansville, IN had a workshop in May, 2013 you could sign up for to make art with Tibetan Monks. This was being offered thanks to Bodyworks Massage Institute (a massage therapy school and business). The cost was $15 per person and […]

Movie Night Reviews- Despicable Me 2

TweetPost contains affiliate links…Disclosure Unsure of what the weather would bring this 4th of July (we had ridiculous amounts of rain the week before) we planned to go to the matinee showing of Despicable Me 2 (rated PG98 minutes) Thursday. The basic plot is that Gru is now a busy family man dealing with the girls, […]

Vacation Planning Tips

Tweet(Contains Affiliate Link Disclosure) So it’s that time of year again, and I am attempting to plan our family vacation. This has been the toughest year so far, because of my lack of time to do it. I am still using the same vacation organization tips I wrote about before but a few new things. So […]

Why Roseanne Conner is my Top TV Mom

Tweet It has been too long since I joined Tales from the Nursery and iNeed a Playdate for their weekly writing prompt. I’ve been doing my Mom duties and haven’t been writing much on the site, but with Mother’s Day this weekend it was a perfect one. This week’s prompts were: 1.Tell us about your […]

Being a Good Mom

TweetI am participating in a blog campaign with One2One Network. I have not received any payment. All opinions are my own. This campaign grabbed my attention right away! It saddens me when I see Moms attack each other over how they raise their kids. I’m not talking anything that would put a child in harm’s […]