MOMables™ Review and Giveaway

Do you struggle with trying to come up with new ideas for your children’s lunches? Lunches are frustrating for me. Not only because I dislike cooking but because I never know what to make. I try to make healthy options for my boys but I always get stuck in a rut. And because of that…

Welcome to 2012 & Project Happy

Happy New Year! Wow, 2012.  Who would have thought? This year I swore I wouldn’t be making any New Year’s Resolutions.  Last year I made a whole whack of them but never followed through on them.  So, why set up myself up for being disappointed in myself again this year? I do, however, have a…

Kids Read the Darndest Things

Yesterday when we were getting packed into the car my oldest, who is 6 years old, told us something funny that he read on a bumper sticker he saw on a vehicle near his school… Bumper to bumper Butt to butt Get off of my ass You crazy nut! Hubby and I laughed and then…

Our Little Christmas

Well, Christmas has come and gone. All of the presents have been unwrapped and are now getting heavily used. Do you ever feel a little let down after all of the hoopla is over?  I know I do.  There is such a big build up to one day that seems to fly by in a…

Memories of Christmases Past

The other night before bed I was thinking about what Christmas was like when I was growing up. I so wish that my boys could have grown up the way I did.  Or moreover, with the traditions we had, especially at Christmas time. It would all started with hunting for a Christmas tree.  My dad…

Holiday Sweet Treats

So, I wasn’t going to bake anything this Christmas because if it is in the house, I will eat it. However, I decided that Christmas wouldn’t be the same without some sort of dainties. Tonight I made two different sweet treats: Soft Cocoa Cookies and Chips Ahoy Cookie Balls.

My Mute Child

Well, he’s not mute but he doesn’t speak actual words. And it’s not as if he doesn’t make noise, he makes noise all day long!  He has even begun to sing songs in babble.  It’s terribly hilarious. We had our second visit with the speech pathologist the other day. My Little Man, who just turned…

Christmas To Do List

It’s not really hitting home that Christmas is going to be here in 10 days! I really need to get my behind in gear! Here is my to do list: 1) Write and Mail Christmas Cards – I may just do eCards for out of towners. 2) Wrap Presents 3) Baking – Dreading it as I…

I Missed Out

Sometimes I feel like I missed out on a lot of things with my first son because I went back to work after a year off of maternity leave. I put my son in daycare with a very reliable and lovely lady.  It was good that I knew her and her family personally before making…

I Just Had a Meltdown

Yes, that was me, who swore at my children tonight. Now, I never use bad language in front of my children.  But tonight, I was pushed over the edge. When getting Little Man ready to go to an appointment this morning downstairs I stepped into our laundry/second bathroom to get something out of the washer….