Need a Holiday Gift? What about the “F” Word?


Still looking for that last holiday gift? Is there a person in your life that you really do not want to give a gift to, but feel obligated to give one to? What if there was a way you could “keep the family peace” this holiday season without having to spend a lot of time and money? If you are interested, then I have the perfect gift for you….it’s the “F” word. What if you could give a gift that some have considered life changing? And this gift can be a holiday hit even if the other person does not…

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The Firsts


Motherhood is filled with so many Firsts.

Love Birds Galore!


Well one more tidbit about Valentine’s Day…I did my “Craft Mom” duty on Monday and I was mighty proud of myself. I usually manage to successfully sign up for chips or cookies but this time I took the plunge and decided-Yes! I can do the Craft with 22 kindergartners! No, I was not drinking when I signed up but rather thinking it would make my little girl happy! Guess what. It went well! We did a simple craft and made “Valentine Love Birds” out of cardstock, felt, feather, hearts, and just a touch of glue. So, 20 HOURS of prep…

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Happy February:)


I love this month. We are well beyond the holidays, there’s a nice little holiday filled filled LOVE and Candy and maybe even Roses, and Spring is just around the corner. This is the month of hope and of looking forward and getting on with all our plans for the year now that we have spent some time reflecting on our accomplishments from last year (see last blog post!) Perhaps I am being too optimistic-maybe we will have more snow days and I will pull out some more hair (mine, not my child’s) but I am certainly hopeful for budding…

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Love This…


I love this cartoon from Baby Blues.