I am a lover of "hoodies."  Seriously, there is nothing better than a cool crisp day and the warming hug of one's favorite hoodie.  I have my favorite hoodies, my go-to's.  I am glad that I  sharing that love with my little girl.  We are transitioning from spring to summer and there are still some cooler nights to be had before we get completely into that summer heat.  Thank goodness!!!  My hubby and I often hang out on the back porch in the evenings after dinner.  We sometimes even dine al fr...more

An introduction...

Should have done this in the first place...Hello, my name is Mary, and I am new to BlogHer.  I love what BlogHer is.  I love the strong women on here and find inspiration in every post, no matter the subject, whether it's a new recipe, or decorating tips, going green, motherly advice, name it.  I have been an avid reader for a while, and thought, why not?  I should just join and see what happens.  ...more

Indestructible Reading

As a first time Mama, I am learning things as my daughter and I move along in this wonderful journey.  We are at the point where everything, and I mean, EVERYTHING that is picked up goes straight into her mouth.  I read to her everyday, and have given her some of those hard books that have 5 or 6 pages in them, and they are the hard cardboard-y kind of books and she can't open the pages yet, etc...  she's only 6 months, afterall.  (A very merry half Birthday to Joanna Rose today!)...more
YES! I highly recommend them and so does Johnny Mac Pippin. He owns them all. :-)more