It's Not For Attention

"She just dresses/gets tattoos/wears her hair that way to get attention."I've heard it.  You've heard it.  And I'll look at the subject of that phrase, and all I usually ever see is a woman minding her own business, going on with her life and being who she is.  I look her over and always think, "I wish I were her."  ...more
Denise Yes ma'am.  I'm on it! more

It's Not For Attention

"She just dresses/gets tattoos/wears her hair that way to get attention."I've heard it.  You've heard it.  And I'll look at the subject of that phrase, and all I usually ever see is a woman minding her own business, going on with her life and being who she is.  I look her over and always think, "I wish I were her."  ...more
Karen Ballum I'm a creepy lurker!  I'm always here, I'm just not talking much! more

An Open Letter to All of My Friends Who Take Selfies

Selfies are a way of saying, "I love myself, and I will fight anyone who tries to change that fact." Selfies are not a question. They're not asking "Do you think I'm pretty?" Selfies are a statement: "I am here." ...more
This is just pure awesomeness.  The internet can seem to be seriously lacking in compassion and ... more

Parents Don't Have Time to READ!

I've been tired since 1983, which not-so-coincidentally is the year my first daughter was born.  Since she graced my life, there have been four more daughters. The youngest is now 10 and I'm finally pulling out of that always-tired stage.  ...more
I'm still one of your biggest fans and I'll always remember you talking at BlogHer 10 and ... more

Seasonal Eating: 6 Ideas for Summer Tomatoes

Have you grown tomatoes this year? I have never had such an abundant season of these luscious ruby and sunshine hued fruits. I always plant a variety of large, medium and cherry tomatoes, but this year some tomato seeds survived the winter in my soil and those grew, too. I am flush with tomatoes right now, and needed some ideas for using them up. ...more
It's been an outright TERRIBLE year for small gardening here in Easter PA.  My mom and I both ... more

Tell Us About Your Kitty for World Cat Day!

Cat lovers unite! (Dog lovers, go find something else to do.) Today is World Cat Day. Yes, a very real holiday, just like Christmas and Arbor Day.  We've rounded up some of our favourite cat blogs and social media accounts to help you celebrate. Join the party by telling us about YOUR kitty. ...more
I have three cats.  Midgey, Sweety Belle, and Bast. Midgey is a rescue. I adopted her from a ... more

Precious Poisons

 At first glance, my grandfather still looked strong and healthy. He was smiling and sitting on his porch enjoying the warm air. Then he started coughing. I noticed the way he wheezed and how his head pulled back with every intake of breath. A month later, he succumbed to the lung cancer....more
You know what?  I miss my blogging community most days.  *inhales deeply* I LOVE YOU GUYS. more

Have some fun with Shark Week! http://pinterest.com/rhondagreene/shark-week/

Have some fun with Shark Week! http://pinterest.com/rhondagreene/shark-week/ ...more

Hahaha! A massacre cake! more

Have some fun with Shark Week! http://pinterest.com/rhondagreene/shark-week/

Have some fun with Shark Week! http://pinterest.com/rhondagreene/shark-week/ ...more
Shark cookies?? Shark cookies. Maybe on a platter next to mangled headless seal cookies! more

Ha! I found Chatter. What's for dinner?

Ha! I found Chatter. What's for dinner? ...more

Denise, mine is called a Green Zebra. And yay for yummy banana pancakes! more

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