You're a mean one...

Our little apartment is finally being holiday-fied, just in time for the 1st night of Hanukkah tomorrow. With two religions to decorate for, our place is shining with Christmas balls, twinkling lights, and a variety of ornaments mixed in with my menorahs and bowls of gelt. We're not quite done yet, but my living room is already glowing with the warmth and sweetness of the holidays.Truth be told, it drives me a little crazy, but before you get out your holiday sticks to beat down the bitchy Grinch-Jew, hear me out.I love the holidays ....more

Yeah, it seems like yesterday.

The day before Thanksgiving, this guy turned 5. Crazy Dress-Up Day at school- Cheer practice tee and fox pajama pants. So stylish....more

The beat goes on and on and on and on and...

It's been radio silence here on my blog for the past two weeks.There were a few times that I sat down to write...more

Create in me a miracle, something clean and something beautiful...

Burst of Creativity I have always been a creative person, rather than a pragmatic one. I grew up a little dreamy, and loved to give in to the urge to write a poem or sing a song. As I grew, I learned to balance all of that with a more practical side of myself, but I never stopped loving the joy of creativity ....more

There’ll be magic, there’ll be fun!

Just a quick note tonight... PJ had his first show tonight with cheer team, the South Jersey Storm. We are back for a second season and so happy to be there! ...more

God only knows what I'd be without you...

I got to indulge in one of my favorite pastimes today- being alone in the car, blasting music. It's a rare thing for me since I became a mother. With PJ in the car I have to watch the content and the volume of the music choices but when I'm alone, I love to blast whatever music is playing and sing at the top of my lungs ....more

You talk, talk, talk about it...

I wrote this post a few months ago, a little bit on PJ and some of our favorite PJ-isms. Because of Autism, his speech has significant delays but as his skills have improved, he will replace a word he doesn't know with one that makes sense to him. It can be very specific and it always cracks us up!...more

It's all a part of me, it's who I am.

I'm over at the Northeast Bloggers Network talking about the things that inspire me as a writer! Stop by and check out my piece, and stay to read the work of some fantastic bloggers! My friend Mary Beth brought me into the literary folds of a writing group that meets monthly ....more

I don't know how you keep on giving...

~ Treat Your Teachers ~ “Just because” gifts are my favorite kind of present. The holidays are amazing, and birthdays are so much fun, but there is something so joyful about a little surprise on an ordinary day. It’s a little bit of unexpected love when you least expect it ....more

We did the Mash...

I'm over at Central Avenue Chryster/Jeep talking about how being alone in the car is the New Vacation when you become a parent! Stop by and check it out! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Our Halloween was a good one! ...more