I Have Officially Jumped On The NaBloPoMo Crazy Train

Sometimes I get this what-the-heck feeling, to throw all caution to the wind, and jump into something completely insane.I was feeling the itch to get back to my blogging roots. That first year of endless delights every time I clicked “publish.”Once you’ve been blogging for a while your blog may not always feel like your own. You know your readers may be expecting a certain something and, being the eternal good-girl, you want to deliver....more

What Do Empty Nesters and Lotto Winners Have In Common?

The days are warm, long and sultry, and my schedule is definitely looser, but that doesn’t mean life is without stress. For the first time in two years, both kids are living at home for the summer and while there are sweet moments of bliss having all the beds filled, it isn’t without turmoil and large food bills. Add the anxiety and excitement of Mini-Me leaving for college in just a few short weeks, then top it off with the realization of our impending empty nest. Oy....more

Backpacks and College Apps and SAT's, Oh My!

Every year when my kids go back to school the feeling is bittersweet. I'm sad to see the lazy days of summer go and the relaxed attitude of the kids, but I do breathe a long sigh of relief (Ok, it's more of a "Yippie"!) when I drop them off on their first day of school. As much as I cherish our carefree summers, by Labor Day I'm ready for them to go back. ...more

My Husband Married The Tooth Fairy

I’m not just another ordinary Tooth Fairy. I don’t just slip cash under kids' pillows. I also pull teeth. My kids' teeth and even their friends' teeth. Moms love this, as I save them a small fortune in dentist bills. ...more