Mom to the Screaming Masses

Mom to six incredibly loud and opinionated kids who are always right no matter what. I have my black belt in Muay Thai boxing. My passions include Zumba and Crossfit classes, reading and cooking.  A desire to eat as close to non processed as possible doesn't mean I don't love me some Diet Coke. And some coffee. Always, with the coffee. We deal with asthma, food allergies, autistic spectrum issues, and smart mouths on a daily basis

Texas, Day 4

Without further ado, please enjoy today's video. Another BIG fish! I'm not sure if I will do one tomorrow - the pressure is intense ....more

The Fish Story

Grandpa is a supreme fisherman. He loves to fish and has had some real successes lately - a 25 pounder, several in the 8-12 range, and lots of smaller ones. He loves to fish and my kids were really looking forward to learning to cast and reel and all of those other things that I really, um, do not enjoy....more

What I Did Over the Summer, Volume 2

A few weeks ago, I posted that I was taking a few of my kids - the group I more commonly refer to as "my shorties" - on a plane trip. We flew out on Saturday morning to see my dad....more

Books and Books and More Books

I could read all day long. I love to read. Love it....more

Pinterest Success - Vanilla Milk with Chocolate Ice

I spend a fair amount of time on Pinterest, and lots of that time is looking at yummy foods. I found a recipe for Vanilla Milk with Chocolate Ice about two years ago, pinned it, and promptly forgot about it. When it's ...more

What I Did Over the Summer, Volume 1

I didn't tell hardly anyone, but we took a road trip last week. We spent a week away in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. This was the first of three big trips for me this summer....more

Letters to My Children, a Forgotten Manuscript - Take 5

Thank you for humoring me as I post these. It's nice to know that SOMEONE is reading them - even if it's not my kids, lol....more

Letters to My Children, a Forgotten Manuscript - Take 4

There's not too many more of these. Thanks for your patience with my ranting....more

Letters to My Children, a Forgotten Manuscript - Take 3

Part 1, and the explanation, is...more

Letters to My Children, a Forgotten Manuscript - Take 2

Part 1, and the explanation, is here....more