The holiday season is infused with a special kind of magic when there’s a child in the house. Charlie (our oldest) was only 4 months old when we celebrated his very first Christmas. With a baby that young, a sense of pure joy was obtained by simply surrounding the tree with dollar store helium balloons… Continue reading Six Christmas Traditions That Change With Multiple Children
Today is the 27th anniversary of the 6.9 magnitude Loma Prieta Earthquake that violently shook the San Francisco bay area on October 17, 1989 at 5:04 pm. I was a little girl at the time, just two months away from turning 7-years-old. Although I had grown up in the East Bay and was accustomed to… Continue reading Remembering The Loma Prieta Earthquake
The beginning of October means three things to me: I can’t believe I made it this far into the season without a Pumpkin Spice Latte. I’m going to spend this entire upcoming weekend bent over the sewing machine swearing at myself for not finishing the kids’ costumes weeks ago. I need to prepare for the… Continue reading Our Tradition: The Great Pumpkin
I’ve been a VIP reviewer on Viewpoints.com for a while now and this year decided to expand into Amazon as well. With a lot of hard work I’ve become one of their “Top Reviewers”. That means consumers trust me and sellers want my opinion. I am given the opportunity to review a LOT of stuff… Continue reading Rantings from an Amazon Top Reviewer
I guess it’s more accurate to say “I no longer have Fallopian tubes”, because those are the “tubes” I’m referring to and I used to have them. In fact, I still had them a week ago. But then I had them removed. Why? Well, my husband and I are approaching our mid-30’s and have four young… Continue reading My Tubes Are Gone.
We recently dropped a pretty big bomb on our family… a secret that some of my readers still don’t know about. But I’m here to come clean. First though, you deserve the same chuckle that I gave the above-mentioned family and friends, so I’ll share with you the Facebook post that caused all the ruckus.:… Continue reading Baby Surprise
As of a few months ago, I had only just heard of Tryazon but still knew very little about their website or their events. From what I could tell, they worked with various brands to sponsor “parties” where new products would be demonstrated and pictures of such shared on social media. Admittedly, it sounded fun.… Continue reading I hosted a Tryazon party… with Smores!