Meeting WWII Heroes at the Grocery Store Cafe: Happy Memorial Day

Well, I've started hanging out at the HyVee Cafe about 30, 40, maybe even 50 years before I should, but I couldn't help it. A month ago as I pushed my empty grocery cart past the cafe those white, silver, and bald heads were calling to me. "Come, talk to me and hear my story. Learn about my life and the past. I have wisdom, laughter and love to share." ...more

Are Bloggers Hypocrites When the Comments Start Pouring In?

Well I don't know about other bloggers, but I am sure feeling like one. I've felt the hypocrisy creeping in as my blog grows but my hours in the day do not. The transition into this new stage of blogging is causing me some stress so I thought, why not blog about it? ...more

Thank you Tola. I agree.


When Do You Say Something About How Another Mom Treats Her Kids in Public?

I was heading toward the entrance of our local zoo the other day with my little one already crashed out under her lime green, canopy stroller. As I pushed the stroller off the walkway and into a larger area, I saw a boy around nine years old on the ground while a woman yelled at him. ...more

We must all step up and be the protectors of our children. This behavior is unacceptable and ...more

Top 10 Features of Our Cardboard Dollhouse

Alternate Title: Polly Drain My Pocket vs. Cassie and the Cable Box Why we love our cardboard box. 1. The cable company provided the box and the Sunday paper provided the furniture. ...more

How creative is that! I am so impressed. I would love to do this with my 5 year old.more