Leilani Does the Big Easy

Colby and I had the opportunity last month to visit New Orleans.  As promised in Step Aside Roaming Gnome..., Leilani joined us on our 7th wedding anniversary.  You can read about our annual trip at Laissez le Bon Temps Rouler.  She added a certain type of levity that we hadn’t experienced before....ContinueLanita Moss A Mother's Hood...more

First date etiquette

Personal standards aand a sense of pride are the warp and weft in the moral fabric of our society. So imagine my horror when I was perusing the newspapers last week and found the following article:...more

The $100 Question: What Is Your Favorite Piece of Jewelry?

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Deidre from Sparkle Smart ...more
so y said their wedding ring I feel guilty, but it is.  Mine is a family heirloom from the ...more

The $100 Question: What Type of Person Will You Be in 10 Years?

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Melanie from Better Than Normal ...more

that in 10 years I'll be looking back at the last 10 years with no regrets.more

Giveaway! :) On my blog that is

Im hosting a giveaway on my blog featuring a wonderful ladies etsy shop! Check it out, as well as her lovely shop! The Galli Family Blog...more

The $100 Question: Does a Happy Childhood Guarantee a Happy Adult?

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Cindy from My Romantic Home ...more
A happy loving childhood, with secure finances goes a long way toward building a resilient ...more

Bingo!

Oh, I nearly forgot! Whilst I was in Leeds a few weeks ago, I had a night out at a Bingo Hall with Sarah and her friends. Yes. A Bingo Hall. What, with bingo being a sacrilegious pastime for most Northern folk, it would have been wrong not to go native. So that is what I bally well did. But before I get lynched by an angry mob of Northerners for calling bingo 'Northern', here is an interesting fact: ...more

San Francisco, it's a happening! Join me tonight at "Why There Are Words"

Hi, All! I would love to see/meet pinkies who might enjoy this literary salon, across San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, in Sausalito....more

One slice or two? Printing out some fun.

I recently ran across this lovely freebie for building your own paper cupcakes. You choose your liner, your cake, your icing and finally your topper from an adorable selection of cut and create pieces. It instantly reminded me of when I was a child stuck inside on a rainy day. I would turn the family hallway into a little restaurant with paper place mats along one side of the wall where the seating would be....more

The $100 Question: Do You Love Your Neighbors?

Welcome to The $100 Question, where fellow BlogHers are asking questions ... and every answer could be worth one hundred dollars! Let's meet today's host: Marianne from Writer-Mommy ...more
 @momwithadot We have lived in our neighborhood for eight years, and obly when pour kids were ...more