Prowler Power

Normally, when we come home from dinner out with friends, my husband, Marc, and I are usually tired so we head directly up to our bedroom and watch a little TV.   We never decide to start and watch a movie.  The other night was different.  As soon as we walked into the house, Marc said to me, “I don’t feel like lying down.  Let’s watch that new DVD.”   And, rather than first going upstairs to change out of his clothes and brush his teeth, he just plopped himself down on the couch....more

we just let them think that... It is all part of our master plan (insert evil grin)more

Hello, is it me you’re looking for?

The other day, at work, I was meeting with a vendor who over time has become more of a friend to me.  As we worked, we started chatting about multi-tasking, smart phones, and how we are both constantly connected....more

I always wanted a party line... I would have gotten myself in such trouble. Knowing me, I would ...more

Cocktails & Crafts, May Edition!

The sunshine arrived just in time for one of my favorite monthly reasons to celebrate:  Cocktails and Crafts, May Edition!  If you're not familiar with Cocktails and Crafts, head up to the tab above or just click here to learn more about it, but I'll give you the short version.  Cocktails and Crafts,   ...more

Celebrating Community Service With a Facebook Game to Make This A Better World

As a busy mommy blogger and mom of triplets plus one more all born within a year, I don’t have much time for playing games online. I do try my best, though, to keep up with everything that’s new on the social networks and share my discoveries with readers whenever I find something I think is particularly note-worthy. I just came across such a find: a brand new Facebook game that just launched that already has 24,000+ Likes on Facebook and more than 83,000 active users....more


It seems the older we get, the more we acquire; not only in material things, but also the experiences that come from living life. No one goes through life without the ups and downs, the struggles, the hardships, the joys and celebrations that accumulate as the years add up.The more candles we have on our cake, the more stories we have to tell. ...more



No Secret Handshake to Join My Club

Today was a big day. No, not a new job, or a birthday or something great that my kids did. It was something really simple. I shared a moment with another woman. After knowing each other through our kids today I realized that Helen and I were more than acquaintances. We were actually friends....more

This makes me happy

Even if my name is Erin

Social Media Strategist  more

Real Friends

One of the icky lessons in life is that not every person who portrays themselves as your friend really is.  It's a lesson that you never ever stop learning.  Which makes it suck even more.The real friends, though....they are pretty awesome.Real friends don't care if you aren't wearing a bra when they show up on your doorstep.   You know who you are.  ;)Real friends don't care if you drink too much and make a fool of yourself.Real friends take you home before you become too much of an ass.Real friends p...more

whining bit*hing and Moaning

I’ve noticed that my brain is acting differently than it used to.  ...more