Time for Pumpkins

After a tough week, we managed to end it on a high note. Pumpkins! While we didn’t have time for the fall tradition of going to a pumpkin farm (because FYI OUR LIFE IS INSANE RIGHT NOW) we DID have time to go to the commissary…..(in the rain no less cause that’s how we roll this week)…..and purchase very large pumpkins for just $4 a piece! ...more

Just Another Week

I was going to write this really funny blog post about the misadventures of our week so far. In fact, I even started yesterday. But then I realized what I was writing…wasn’t actually that funny ....more

Three Sisters Cartoon: By Pudah

Pudah drew this cartoon at school for something they were learning about in Social Studies on old Native American folk lore (the STORY is not one he totally made up, but the cartoon representation of the story is his!), and it was just too cute not to share! I love this boy and his crazy handwriting. And his spelling of “vegitables” ....more

Pumpkin Bars: Improvised!

So this one time (a.k.a. This Morning)…. I was all like “I NEED SOMETHING SWEET TO EAT!” And there was nothing. Nothing sweet in my house At All ....more

Sponsored Post: ViaCord, Cerebral Palsy, and Possibilities

On Tuesday, September 23 I was able to attend an educational event sponsored by ViaCord to learn more about cord blood and tissue banking. I think most Moms (and Dads!) can say they have heard of cord blood banking at this point. It's kind of out there in the common discussions of "Things To Consider" during pregnancy, which is a pretty extensive list these days! You can see cord blood banking ads in most pregnancy magazines and baby related websites. But I think for most people the awareness that it is a "possibility" to bank cord blood stops there....more

Sponsored Post: ViaCord, Cerebral Palsy & Possibilities

On Tuesday, September 23 I was able to attend an educational event sponsored by ViaCord to learn more about cord blood and tissue banking. I think most Moms (and Dads!) can say they have heard of cord blood banking at this point. It’s kind of out there in the common discussions of “Things To Consider” during pregnancy, which is a pretty extensive list these days! ...more

You’ve Been BOO’ed!

This might be one of my favorite Halloween ideas. Ever. A few days ago we found a bucket of goodies on our doorstep along with this: Basically the rules are you have two days to pass it forward and BOO two of your neighbors with a small bucket full of whatever fall goodies you choose! ...more

Loving A Soldier Blog: 4 Must-Do Halloween Pins!

Today you can find a post written by little ol’ me at the Loving a Soldier Blog as part of the Army Wife Network. I put together 4 Halloween pins that I intend to complete this October. I have a tendency to pin, pin, PIN! ...more

Making Major

Today was a Big Day. Today, Dean was promoted to Major! When I look back at our ten years of marriage and this crazy army life we’ve led, I have a lot of thoughts and feelings that are difficult to convey ....more

Mamarazzi Monday: Insta-Weekend!

This weekend went by TOO FAST. Like, officially, offically. Way ....more