Wind & Waves

Sometimes I forget.  I forget who holds the power. I like to be in control. I try to play tug-of-war with the Creator of the universe to take control of the power. And just when I think I’m close to winning, I’m reminded that I can’t. ...more
This is beautiful. Thanks for the reminder. more

I got a full-sized bottle of Dove body wash in the mail yesterday from Blogher-- no note or explanation why?! Any ideas?

I got a full-sized bottle of Dove body wash in the mail yesterday from Blogher-- no note or explanation why?! Any ideas? ...more
@Denise ahh-- I finally got an email-- you're right, it is from that Visionaries thing ... more

I got a full-sized bottle of Dove body wash in the mail yesterday from Blogher-- no note or explanation why?! Any ideas?

I got a full-sized bottle of Dove body wash in the mail yesterday from Blogher-- no note or explanation why?! Any ideas? ...more
@Denise@victorias_view No to all of those questions! I know a few weeks ago I filled out some ... more

Eleven things NOT to say to a Couple Who's Adopting

Things NOT to Say to a Couple Who is Adopting ...more
LOVE this!! I think you never realize how CLUELESS people are until you find yourself in a ... more

Inventions We'd Like To See

There's been a lot of talk in the beauty industry lately about multi-tasking products. You've probably seen ads for some of them:  eye creams that disguise and treat, self-tanners that also moisturize and exfoliate, toothpastes that clean and whiten.But I think we can do better. We are living in a modern, industrialized culture, after all. Humans have traveled in space. We can shop for a dizzying array of products that we don't need, online, 24 hours a day, without changing out of our pajamas. Drive-through hamburgers are available at every major intersection.  And there's enough reality TV programming to fill every channel, around the clock, for the rest of our lifetimes. Image: Pink Sherbet Photography via Flickr ...more
These ideas are fantastic!! I think we should take the magnetic bracelet that finds clothes in ... more

Do Twins Run in Your Family?

“Do twins run in your family?” I get that question a lot. Sometimes I say, “Yes,” just to shut them up. Sometimes I say, “No,” just to leave them wondering. (I have found that a lot of people ask this question when what they really want to know is whether or not I did fertility treatments.) When I tell people I did IVF, I get the look – you may or may not know the one....more
I really like this post; particularly the breakdown of each section of the IF journey! And I ... more

Faking a Pregnancy Does NOT Help Breast Cancer

Post your bra color = raise awareness for breast cancer?Post a sexually suggestive status about where you leave your purse = raise awareness for breast cancer??Post another sexually suggestive status about your shoe size = raise more awareness for breast cancer?Fake a pregnancy = raise even more awareness for breast cancer?  ...more
I couldn't agree more. These FB status things are RIDICULOUS and need to cease immediately. more

The Other Side of Infertility. (25w4d)

This post is about infertility. Sort of.Again? Yes.And the natural next question is: but isn't that... um, well... over?And really... I don't know....more
I've often found myself pondering this same thing: will infertility be 'over' if/when I get ... more

here's your sign

You might be are absolutely, positively, beyond a shadow of a doubt a redneck IF you have ever found yourself in the following predicament...  I really want to buy this rusty old trampoline a neighbor decided to sell...but howEVER will I get it home?  and decided to solve it like this:  (all pictures are shot from my vantage point as the next-door-neighbor to aforementioned neighbor selling the trampoline...through my blinds, naturally)  ...more
It's true...I don't really have any helpful suggestions for a better way to do it. But still!! ... more

Bloggers Visit Sheraton Hotels & Resorts. Win a trip of your own!

I would adore a trip to Maui or Puerto Rico!! more