Where To Go On Vacation Next Year

Yes, I am already thinking about where we need to take vacation next year. I plan ahead on most things and vacation is definitely not something that we wait to plan for (plus I need time to save for said vacation).Now, this year, we went to New York. From Chicago, that is something like a 13 - 14 hour drive. Next year, I am looking to only go about 8 ...continue reading

Countdown To Christmas: WTF?: How to Survive 101 of Life's Worst F*#!-ing Situations

I know this book isn't 100% family friendly.  However, if you don't find yourself laughing after reading WTF?: How to Survive 101 of Life's Worst F*#!-ing Situations, there is something definitely wrong.  This book is about crazy (and some not so crazy situations) you can get yourself into and what their solutions would be.  Now, some of these solutions are ...continue reading

The Attic Remodel?

I am hoping to start getting some estimates on redoing the attic. I did a post today regarding the software I was using to help me figure out what I wanted to over at Lisa Reviews, and Julie wants to see what I have already done. Even though it is still a work in progress, this is what we have come up with:I am hoping you can read the room sizes. I ...continue reading

The Glasses Saga

Ok, I think I am going to go crazy. Is anyone else's little one in glasses at this young of an age. I am having a heck of a time getting her glasses on and then getting her to keep them on. It is like pulling teeth. Why is she so darn stubborn?I am trying to not go the route of bribing, but I am game for all and any suggestions anyone has. ...continue reading