Dear Olympians, It Is Okay To Cry

Something that I have seen a lot of this Olympics is the NBC commentators being, well, cruel, and it is driving me insane. Specifically, every time you say the woman (and I stress women) gymnasts cry, I heard them call it "diva" behavior. Really? Crying is being a "diva". I think not. Our American gymnasts are kids. Kids. If I was Jordyn Wieber, I would … [Read more...]

Hell Froze Over aka Why I Love My Hubby

NOTE:  If you are reading this by a feedreader this may be a duplicate post for you.  Hint of advice to everyone, don't write a post while you have DNS changes going on or it'll get eaten.  :) I know, interesting title.  But see, you have to know what the last week was like in my house.  Last weekend we were gone to a … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Sgt. Steve Morin Jr. 34 years old from Arlington, Texas 111th Engineer Battalion, 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard September 28, 2005 From the time he finished high school, Sgt. Steve Morin Jr. made serving in the military his career. "He always stood up for what he thought was right," Gwendolyn Michelle Morin, his wife, said. "He was … [Read more...]

Additions and basements

While on vacation, we made some big decisions about the house. Bill is pretty sure we can't afford to go up (that and we don't want to go into a ton of debt trying to just get the shell and then there isn't enough cash left over to actually finish the thing). We do need the extra space (Will's bedroom is only 9x11 without a closet). However, we have an … [Read more...]

Blast Off With Miles From Tomorrowland & A Stop At Google Too! #milesevent

Miles from Tomorrowland is an animated space adventure series that centers around the Callisto family who live on a spaceship called the Stellosphere and work for the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  The four main characters are Miles Callisto (an enthusiastic and curious boy with a somewhat reckless inventive streak), Loretta Callisto (Miles’ older sister and technology and […]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]