Pippa Middleton Facts

Pippa Middleton Facts Pippa Middleton — sister of Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge — captured the world’s attention from the moment she stepped into Westminster Abbey as a bridesmaid in Prince William and Kate’s wedding, in her gorgeous, form-fitting white dress by Sarah Burton. Do you know these facts about the younger Middleton sister? Pippa […]

Lily and the Octopus: Review

Lily and the Octopus is a book about Lily, a 12-year-old dachshund, and her owner, 42-year-old single, lonely Ted. The “octopus” is Ted’s name for the (spoiler!) tumor on Lily’s head. And just from that much, you can probably guess that this book is a tear-jerker, and you are right. Good GRIEF, as I read […]

Menu Plan Monday 8/29/16

Happy Menu Plan Monday! The final one in August. Despite the humid, 90-degree heat here, we’ve had a few cooler days lately. It’s just a matter of time before the leaves begin turning, and I’ve already noticed the days becoming shorter. I love fall. It used to be my favorite season, and I think the […]

Saving for Christmas with Groupon

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are mine. 4 months from today is … Christmas! Yes, it’s true. Hopefully that makes you feel happy rather than stressed. I think one of the keys to enjoying the season is to start preparations early. For instance, this afternoon you might make a list of the people […]

Menu Plan Monday 8/22/2016

Happy Menu Plan Monday, everyone! This, as always, has been a busy week. My oldest daughter moved 3 hours away back to college and her classes start tomorrow. She is doing really well, but still, as a mom it’s so sad to see her leave. I guess you experienced moms know all about this, though. […]

Back to School with Gymboree and Stitch Fix

**This compensated post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Gymboree. You know I love it. I thought you’d enjoy hearing about something new Gymboree has for this fall back-to-school season: they’re partnering with Stitch-Fix. If you haven’t heard of Stitch Fix, they’re a […]

Alaska Trip: Juneau Dogsledding

Last time, our Alaska travelogue took us to Mendenhall Glacier. We’re not done with Juneau yet — how about a little Juneau dogsledding? We took a bus from Juneau to the dogsledding place we’d reserved prior to the trip. Honestly, I’m not even sure of the name, but it doesn’t matter much. There are many, […]