Oh For The Love Of Shorties!

    Hi and welcome to my happy little corner of the blogosphere. It’s kind of like a mommy timeout here. It’s where you can go when you just need a little adult interaction, a good laugh, or a minute to focus on something that doesn’t need to be cleaned, cooked, or chauffeured. And you may be reading this on […]

Because I’m Just A Mom And Don’t Work

“Because you haven’t gone back to work yet.” This was the response I received after saying I like Mondays. If only throat-punching weren’t frowned upon. It wasn’t the time or place (it rarely is when a) you’re a mom focused on setting a good example for your shorties, and b) you’re a few years outta […]

5 For Friday

Five things I’m LOVING this week: 1) Black+Decker BDH2000PL MAX Lithium Pivot Vacuum, 20-volt – I love this! This bad boy ROCKS for a quick vacuum anywhere…car, craft room, stairs, baseboards, and in all those little spots where the vacuum cannot reach. I take it in the car once a week and use it while […]

Snow Day Reading: Favorite Books and Reviews

Winter is the perfect time to curl up with a blanket and a good book! I’m looking forward to doing more of this now that my shorties are back in school. Or on days when school is canceled due to weather, like today, and we all grab books and snuggle up on my bed together […]

Samsung Gas Range With Convection Oven

Getting my bake on in my new convection oven is AWESOME! Just weeks before Thanksgiving, our oven stopped working. Lots of research later, I decided on this bad boy and I’m in love! This hotness entered my life the week before Thanksgiving and I was so grateful! After weeks with no oven, I was going […]

Let It Go: The Stuff Not The Memories

Happy 2015! Here’s to a happy, healthy, amazing year! Today is the first day back to our normal routine after Christmas break. Back to school, back to work, and back to waking up earlier than we’d like. And I love it! I absolutely LOVE Christmas! We celebrate it in a big way with tons of […]

Fun Reclaimed Wood Signs

‘Tis the season to get creative! Okay, so it’s always time for creativity, but this time of year it’s even more fun to be creative! My shorties and I have been crafting, baking, and making all kinds of gifts, goodies, and memories! We are getting ready for our first-ever craft show. When I was growing […]

How To Score Rockstar Status With Your Shorties

Ready to learn how to score ROCKSTAR status with your shorties? It’s easy, it’s inexpensive, and it’s a fun way to surprise your shorties! Paint. Your. Car. Seriously! Your shorties will go CRAZY when you roll up in a painted car!!! You’ll score major cool points! Or if they are getting to that too-cool-for-you stage, […]

Chima Party Time

CHIMA! That’s the theme my little guy requested for  his birthday party. It was a HUGE hit with him and his friends! It’s tradition that I bake and decorate the birthday cake. This year, my little guy showed me a photo and said he wanted it on his cake. Drawing definitely isn’t my strong point […]

Fun and Easy Coach Gift

Score a home run with this fun and easy gift, perfect for a coach or parent helper! Score another home run for doing it under $2 per gift! SCORE!!! (aaaaaand the crowd. goes. wild.) Baseball season is coming to a close. My shorties had awesome coaches again this year so we wanted to give them […]

EASY Baseball Team Snack

Score a home run with this EASY baseball team snack! My shorties are both in baseball again this year and we’ve spent almost more time at the ball field than at home! Batter up! All of the parents on our teams take turns handling the team snack. Most of the parents pay $10 to the […]