Fresh Start with a Rested Mind

Last year around this time, I couldn't see straight. TS was only a week old and life had taken a speedy turn into something my husband and I had never experienced before. During the hectic postpartum stages of being a new mom, I couldn't imagine finding a calm routine....more

IComLeavWe - May 2014

This month, I'll be participating in IComLeavWe with Stirrup Queens. The whole point is to make sure that bloggers are recognized and honored for their work....more


Welcome, This is my first attempt to blogging and may end up my last. I think I feel like many other women out there. I feel like I have a lot to offer the world. Then I wonder how much of that is really mine to offer and not reprocessed chum that has been flooded into me by society and media.I have of late been under some major stress and have decided to use this blog as a journal of sorts to help rectify the daily onslought of depression and anxiety.So here goes nothing. Don't feel obligated to comment. ;) j/k All constructive criticism is welcomed....more

Join Me At My New Site!

We have gone dot com!   ...more

"The Host"- Better Than "Twilight", But No Standing Ovation

“The Host” is an American science fiction film, adapted from the Stephenie Meyer novel of the same name.  Meyer is also the author of the well-known series, “The Twilight Saga”.  I’ve read all of the “Twilight” books, and like many others, I have to say that the novels were IMMENSLY better than the movies.  I can’t stand Kristen Stewart, and of course she was cast as the main female protagonist....more

Today made up for yesterday.

330am and I really can't sleep now. Yesterday I had a Dr appt with my specialist for baby Drew. We started seeing her because his kidney's were enlarged. It had me worried but he grew into them by the next month. I thought my 2nd appt would be the last one since we had such a good report. However, she told me that his tummy wasn't growing as plump as she would have liked to see. He was measuring in the 25th percentile by his tummy size. I wasn't too concerned, considering I'm a petite person myself and I was in the same percentile at birth. ...more

Looking for more Writers

Hello everyone, I am pleased to announce that The Growing Patch is looking for more writers. Check out the site at  If you are interested in becoming a writer for TGP, please send me an e-mail at you send me an e-mail, please include answers to the following questions:How often can you write?Why would you like to write for The Growing Patch?Are you interested in doing reviews for companies if offered?...more

The Growing Patch's New Author.

TGP's second Author..   A New Author  The TGP has a new author, Holly. She will be doing a post hopefully next week. She is a little under the weather with the flu. I went to High School, and worked with her at the pet store. I am excited to see her articles on TGP. Here is Holly's profile.Holly...more

Facebook Camera is here!

This is new and you will hear about it for a while!  All this because few weeks ago Facebook bought Instagram so here the Facebook Camera: you can share photos on Facebook faster than ever, and see what friends are up to in a feed of nothing but their photos....more

Help me to become a better blogger...Yes please!

Help!  I just recently started to Blog....everytime i say  or type that word it makes me chuckle..hahaha..Ok, so...the name of my blog is under the temecula sun....  My blog was born two days ago. Yay me!I have a purpose..I can do this....but, I need the critique of bloggers who have been doing this for a while. Maybe not critique, but, advice and tips....I read some of your blogs and I am really impressed..and feel a little vulnarable.....more
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