Month: October 2016

Pinned Wins and Misses

Pinned Wins and Misses

Happy Halloween!  Today, I am going to share my inspiration board for tonight’s get together and tomorrow I will share pictures of the real deal!  Pinterest is famous for making us all feel like entertaining goddesses who can conquer the crafting universe with one cute […]

Happy Halloween Weekend!

Happy Halloween Weekend!

Could there be a more perfect time to be pregnant!? I’m eating candy for two, bi*%hes!!  Here’s a few quick and easy costume ideas for those of you with buns in your ovens!

Miss Representation

Miss Representation

As a mother, this video breaks my heart.   (more…)

Advice To My Daughter..THAT WAS ACTUALLY TAKEN!

Advice To My Daughter..THAT WAS ACTUALLY TAKEN!

It’s happening and it is happening a little too quickly if you ask me.  We have entered the world of…BOYS!  My daughter is now 12 and I guess I should probably consider myself lucky since

Keep your babies in your bedroom, out of your bed to help prevent SIDS

Keep your babies in your bedroom, out of your bed to help prevent SIDS

According to new pediatrics guidelines, infants should sleep in the same room as their parents for a minimum of the first six months of life and an optimum of a year to prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). However, the study strongly reminds parents that […]

The Talk Every Parent Should Be Having With Their SONS in 2016

The Talk Every Parent Should Be Having With Their SONS in 2016

Maybe election years are always bipolar. Maybe I’m just getting older and really seeing the long-term consequences to actions on a global scale. Or maybe the entire world has gone cuckoo for cocoa puffs this really is one of the most absurd years in modern history.

I’ve found myself repeating the “But it’s 2016, that’s not possible!” remark multiple times. Or “There’s no way anyone will ever go for that…” and “Are we sure we didn’t drive 88 mph in a Delorian and wind up back in 1955?” but sadly, no, it is not. This is real life.

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The Veggie Wars: You Most Definitely Can Not Have Any Pudding If You Don’t Eat Your Meat

The Veggie Wars: You Most Definitely Can Not Have Any Pudding If You Don’t Eat Your Meat

As a kid, I ate dinner with my grandparents every evening. Without fail at every mealtime, my grandfather would remind me that if I didn’t eat my vegetables, my hair would fall out and everyone at school would think I was a boy, which would […]

DIY CHALKBOARD WALL

DIY CHALKBOARD WALL

To say that I have been tired lately is definitely an understatement but I have SO much to do before this little muffin arrives and today I made the commitment to push through the exhaustion.  

Final Debate

Final Debate

My thoughts on this final debate.

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Third Trimester Checklist

Third Trimester Checklist

I have hit a slump.  My house is a mess.  I have bags full of random things to fill the nursery strewn about when they should, at the very least, be contained-within the nursery.  I mean, that makes the most sense, right?