We had a bit of a rough weekend this last weekend. We are still trying to get all of our stuff moved from the old house to the new house. We actually got three loads last week before we had to leave for Raleigh.Saturday, we got and went to a nearby town to our favorite diner, Lynn's Cafe, for breakfast. We went back to the house to change vehicles and get the truck with the trailer to go to the old house. ...more
@HomeRearedChef Hi, Virginia -  We got in late last night from our trip to Seattle. I'm just now ...more

I'm Not the RockStarMom You Think I Am

Sure.  I talk about the ease in which I manage a blog, take on projects, juggle four kids, appease my husband, shop and cook healthy meals, and still find time for girlfriends, wine and running.  Sometimes, I fail to mention how vulnerable I am....more

Becareful what you wish for....

On the first morning that I was away on my business trip, I checked my Blackberry and discovered that Alex, the cat, sent me an email: Hi Mommy!Want to know what happened?I sat up early this morning on my mommy's side of the bed. I just sat up there, looking all around. I didn't lie down. I couldn't rest. I just sat up. Finally, my daddy woke up....more

Tripped up

Call me crazy, but I can’t decide if I am excited or not. In the near future, I will have to jet off to a Caribbean island for a couple of days for work.  It sounds horrible, right?  Don’t roll your eyes.   Really, please don’t. I know, you are probably saying, “if you don’t want to go, I will.”  It is not that I don’t want to go.  Actually, it is far from it....more