These Are a Few Of My Favorite Things {Spin Cycle}

Why do I feel like bursting into song as I’m writing about my favorite things? I certainly like raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, but they are not necessarily my favorite things. These are a few of MY favorite things, written in no apparent order ....more

My First Ten Blog Posts {Tuesday Ten}

I started blogging about six years ago, and I had no idea what I was doing! At the time, I read a blog on Baby Center called “Blogging Baby.” The blog featured several writers who posted short paragraph-long blogs 3 to 4 times a day about anything they thought was interesting on the internet. It was a great little blog for a stay-at-home mom like me who needed something short to read during the day ....more

February Is a Short Month {Spin Cycle Prompt}

This is the last week of February! Every year it seems like February flashes by because it only has 28 days. February is a nice, even month ....more

The 100 and The Martian {Spin Cycle}

Why am I so drawn to a good...more

Deep Freeze

During a deep freeze, it’s time to defrost the deep freezer…and the results are delicious! Click here for the Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes and Ham recipe ....more

Binging on Books and Other Things {Spin Cycle Prompt}

Binge: 2. excessive indulgence in anything: a shopping binge Lately, I’ve been binging on a Netflix show and I have a couple of books I can’t put down. It’s one of the reasons I haven’t been blogging very much ....more

That Lovin’ Feeling {Spin Cycle}

After a preschool Valentine’s Day party as a teacher, a 4th grade party as a room mom, and a Brownies roller skating party, I’m ready to put my feet up. I spent way to much time cutting out hearts last night, you guys. The results were worth it, though ....more

What Do You Love? {#SpinCycle Prompt}

Last week, I read an adorable book about love to my preschool students called “What Do You Love?” It talks about sunsets and hugs and playing outside in the Spring. Since Valentine’s Day is coming soon and Love is in the air, I want to know: What do you love? There are just so many things to love ....more

Birthdays: Love ‘em or Hate ‘em? {Spin Cycle}

Do you love or hate your birthday? It seems like it’s an either/or sort of thing, doesn’t it? No matter how old I get, I love my birthday! ...more

Birthdays {Spin Cycle}

My parents always tell the story of how they drove to the hospital in the middle of the night that snowy February. It seems as though my birthday is destined to be snowy most years, which also makes it a great day for Groundhog Day, since most of us are yearning from Spring by the time February comes around! I have had some very snowy birthdays ....more