Pin ItToday is the very last day of the school year for my kids. Hallelujah. With three kids in three different schools, it’s been a rough year. There’s been crying, and fighting, and too much homework, and not enough homework, and conferences with teachers, and phone calls to principles. We struggled right up to the [Read On]
Pin ItI’ve never been a dog person. Let me rephrase… I’ve never been a pet person. I might be able to handle the occasional betta fish or hamster, but I don’t want a bird or a ferret in my house and Keep. That. Stupid. CAT. Away from me!! I realize I’m probably hurting the feelings of a [Read On]
Pin ItFor the last seven years, our family has been at the local karate school twice a week. Offspring #2 wanted to do martial arts in kindergarten, and after a year of sitting through classes and realizing what karate is all about, we enrolled offspring #1 as well. For years, offspring #3 and I sat [Read On]
Pin ItMy son and sister-in-law both celebrated birthdays in the past week. My son turned 15, and my sister-in-law quipped that the closer she gets to 40, the older it sounds. (gulp) I guess age is catching up with me, because for his birthday, we took our son to dinner and a movie. We saw [Read On]
Pin ItMy son is growing like a weed. It’s really tough to keep up with. This week, he is in desperate need of new shoes, since the last pair I bought him lasted about 3 weeks; new pants, since he went to school twice this week in floods (and not the only-kind-of-too-short kind, but the [Read On]
Pin ItLast weeks favorites were all about chocolate, but this week’s theme seems to be fruit. I guess it’s appropriate, because it’s spring. As I write this, I’m listening to birds chirping, and looking at blossoming fruit trees and grey skies. I’m even planting herbs and veggies this week. (I hope I can find time [Read On]
Pin ItEverything has been all about spring and Easter lately. The recipes are all citrus and eggs and green-colored coconut. Personally, Easter has put me in the mood for chocolate. I guess I’m not the only one, because this week I found some truly fantastic recipes made with my very favorite ingredient of all time.
Pin ItI went to one of my favorite home decorating stores the other day, and bought some fun little dishes and napkins, and some gifts for friends. I wish I had had more time to browse the Easter decorations, because the stuff I saw was dang cute! I have seen so many cute Easter decorating [Read On]