Gardening With Children and Why It Matters

I’ve often found that, where there is dirt, the children will follow.  Wouldn’t it be great if they were doing something productive while they ruin their latest pair of jeans?  Well, they can.  It’s called gardening for kids, and anyone can do it. I love gardening for a myriad of reasons.  It requires my children […] Read more…

The Brush That Saved My Mornings

*This post is a non-compensated review. See disclosures for more details. As a mother of 4 beautiful girls, I sometimes wonder if I would have been better served attending Cosmetology school rather than the school of Accountancy.  There is a lot of hair to be done around here each morning. One of my daughters has […] Read more…

#BadHairDay Twitter Party

Ever had a bad hair day?  The Knot Genie brush can help.  Come join us at our #BadHairDay twitter party where we are sharing pics and chatting about bad hair days.  We’ll be giving away a $100 Amazon gift card during the party, and afterwards, you can visit our group giveaways for a chance to […] Read more…

How to Create Beautiful Pictures For Your Blog

Having the perfect picture can make or break your article.  Writing clear, beautiful, or helpful text is wonderful, but if the reader isn’t drawn in by your image, they’ll never see your words. This week I interviewed Jillian McClenahan, from Jillianastasia.com, asking for her tips on creating beautiful pictures for your blog.  Her blog is […] Read more…

Magic Milk Science Experiment

My 10-year-old daughter is a major science fanatic.  Just to give you an idea, this past Christmas, one of the items on her list for Santa was a $30,000 microscope.  Yep, that didn’t happen, but we love to encourage her quest for knowledge. Recently we discovered the Magic Milk Science Experiment, and she begged me […] Read more…

Amy’s Circle Share Blog Hop #2

Thanks for visiting the Amy’s Circle Share Blog Hop where you can grow your circles and meet other bloggers.  There are two parts to this party: a Google+ Circle Share and a Blog Hop Linkup. Circle shares are a great way to grow your followers in Google+ with little effort.  Last week we saw some […] Read more…

Because I Almost Lost You

My sweet, darling baby, do you know I almost lost you?  Do you know how close it was?  I watched your tiny body fight for every breath, hour after hour, day after day.  I listened to your hoarse cry, and I cried with you.  You couldn’t sleep, and I rocked you through the night. Do […] Read more…

DIY Fudgy Chocolate Bunnies and Easter Eggs

Have you ever taken a bite out of your chocolate Easter bunny only to disappointingly discover that the center is hollow? We’ve all been there. The mom side of me breathes a huge sigh of relief, because that means my children’s sugar high is going to be slightly less severe. On the other hand, when […] Read more…

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