How Does a Caterpillar Become a Butterfly?: And Other Questions about Butterflies (Good Question!)

We love butterflies in our home.  We even have a butterfly garden that goes down the side of our house.  We've even grown caterpillars into butterflies in our living room.  That is why How Does a Caterpillar Become a Butterfly?: And Other Questions about Butterflies (Good Question!) was a great fit for our home.  They ask important questions like how does a ...continue reading

Lands’ End: Way to Grow Campaign and Twitter Party

As you all may know, I love Lands' End products.  They are products I never have to wonder if my kids will somehow wreck.   The only coat my daughter has NOT managed to rip the zipper out of is her Lands End winter coast.  That is why when I heard about the “Way to Grow: Plant a Seed, Make a Difference.” campaign I knew I had to post about it.  As we approach ...continue reading

Green, Green Grass

Up until recently, we lived next door to an abandoned house.  The prior owners didn't abandon it.  Actually, it was the builder and the bank.  It was terrible.  In the summer, the grass was taller than I am (now granted, I am short -- but still, taller than me).  When we would take the kids for a walk around the block, we would actually have to carry them ...continue reading

Madison’s Birthday

So -- I am about a month late on this one, but better late than never, right?  :)   Well, she had a great 5th birthday.  The weather got a little hairy for my parents to make it down, but they did.  Madison had a blast, and she loved her ballerina cake that  got her.  She got a ton of great gifts too! ...continue reading


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