Light It Up

When you have kids things tend to break.  Shocking, I know. Our furniture is outdated and overused, but I cannot bring myself to replace it at this juncture in life.  I am one hundred and twenty percent sure that one of our five munchkins will mark up anything new with sharpies, scissors or glittery glue.… Continue reading Light It Up

Status: Stalker

It doesn't take much for me to get excited.  It is about as easy as getting water out of a fountain. A water fountain, that is. "Is there another kind of fountain?" you ask. Um, yes... chocolate.  Chocolate fountain.  It is delicious and my mind always goes to chocolate.  But, I digress.  Back to excitement.… Continue reading Status: Stalker

Baby Registry Rip-offs

There have been quite a few changes to baby items since I had my first nearly a decade ago.  During that time, several gimmicks have hit the market.  I have been conned into believing I needed some of the most overrated items.  So, what is a seasoned momma to do when she realizes she has… Continue reading Baby Registry Rip-offs

Damn it, Donald

Dear Mr. President, I like to think of myself as an understanding and compassionate individual. I try to be fair when looking at a controversial situation; I truly want to see the other side.  To have an understanding of what has prompted a given response.  But, you sir, are making it extremely difficult to extend… Continue reading Damn it, Donald

#kindnessmatters Announcement!

  The Woven Moon and myself have decided to expand upon the #stophate campaign and prove #kindnessmatters!   So, let me bring y'all up to speed on what we have been working so diligently and excitedly on! #kindnessmatters T-shirts for kids! What color t-shirts will be available? Light gray with black lettering Black with white lettering… Continue reading #kindnessmatters Announcement!

Sober

I woke up to tragedy happening around the world. Terrorist attack in London. Turmoil in Midwest, USA. ...to comment or not to comment. I find myself debating: should I keep my mouth shut or speak my heart.  I mean, who really cares what some midwest momma thinks?  Not sure. I know that speaking on controversial… Continue reading Sober

#stophate Announcement!

#stophate has been weighing heavy on my heart.  For a lot of years.  But, more so recently.  I have never been sure what I could personally do.  I thought, "Let's open the dialogue." So, I started blogging about it. I realized that while communication is oh-so important, writing about #stophate just has not felt like… Continue reading #stophate Announcement!

Fade to Black

I {mostly} love being connected on social media.  Sure, it has its flaws, but everything does.  However, I must admit: it.exhausts.me. I really thought I had my scrolling under control.  I would check in "real quick" when kiddos were preoccupied or while dinner was simmering.  Sneak in a quick update during commercial breaks.  I figured I… Continue reading Fade to Black

Oops, I Did It Again

Damn it, y'all {and no, I am not southern, but the twang has a certain ring to a writer} this political biz-niss is making it real hard for a midwest blogger to keep quiet.   Donald Trump.  Woah, who just got angry from reading that first line?  But, if we are going to be fair,… Continue reading Oops, I Did It Again

No Words

Well, here I am about to comment on another 'news trending' topic.  I can't help it; my heart is heavy.   I have found myself reflecting over the last 48 hours since I heard the news in Charlottesville.  I must say I am speechless.  I don't quite know how to put into words the sadness… Continue reading No Words