ModCloth for Mother’s Day

*Thanks to ModCloth for sponsoring this post, which contains affiliate links. All opinions mine. Mother’s Day is coming up quickly. I always see these articles about what moms really want for Mother’s Day. How about you? I can see the appeal of a heart-felt art project from your child, or of an afternoon of peace […]

Menu Plan Monday 4-18-2016

Happy Menu Plan Monday to all, and I’m happy to report that the weather has been wonderful here this week. I hope yours is as well! This was a busy week as usual. I had fun helping host a writer’s night at the high school here, where seniors in the AP language composition class read […]

How Do Kate Middleton & Princess Diana Compare?

Even before her engagement to Prince William, Kate Middleton had people wondering: how does Kate compare to William’s late mother, Princess Diana? Let’s look at Kate Middleton & Princess Diana. Background Princess Diana came from an aristocratic background. Her father was an Earl, and when she was a child she played with Prince Charles’s younger […]

Being a Caroline in a Catherine World

I’m a political junkie; always have been. I love learning about the candidates, sure — but also about their wives and kids. Ted Cruz’s girls piqued my radar particularly because I love their names: Caroline and Catherine (I have a child with one of those names; the other belongs, of course, to a world-famous duchess. […]

AdoramaPix: Review

AdoramaPix helps people turn their digital photographs from abstract computer files into beautiful keepsakes designed to last a lifetime. Their contemporary metal prints capture memories in rich color and vibrant detail. Because your images are infused right into the metal, and not painted on the surface, their metal prints are extremely durable. Not only will […]

Romantic Road Trip Style from ModCloth

Thanks to ModCloth for sponsoring this post, which includes affiliate links at no cost to you. Spring isn’t here officially, but close enough! ModCloth is helping you get ready to add some fun new pieces to your spring wardrobe with their romantic road trip style collection. ModCloth’s styles are affordable and most have a cute […]

Book Questions

Several weeks ago, Barbara at Stray Thoughts tagged me to answer these book questions. Here goes: Do you remember the first book you read or really liked? Hard to answer, since books have always been part of my life. When I was really young, I enjoyed a dog book called “Jiggers.” When I was in […]

Menu Plan Monday 2-29-2016

Welcome to a spring-like Menu Plan Monday! Yes, it’s still February, but just barely. Being leap year, this is our “bonus” February day. Here, it’s in the mid 60s today and I am loving it. I played for a violinist at state ISSMA contest yesterday and we didn’t even need our coats. I am ready […]

Menu Plan Monday 2/22/2016

Hi everyone — how has your week been? I have really loved our weather the past few days. We probably made it up to 60 degrees over the weekend, which felt very springlike. Daughter #3 and I went to bonsai club at a local library branch which has begun a seed bank. I “checked out” […]