Duracell Powers My Holiday #PowerTheHolidays
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 17:04
Christmas music is slowly taking over the radio stations, decorations are slowly creeping up everywhere, and there is talk of Santa Claus and his sleigh filled with toys. While I was out at the store today, I... Read More


World's Largest Lalaloopsy PJ Party and Giveaway!
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 15:47
Lucie has loved the Lalaloopsy dolls since their release back in 2010. Having just turned three, she used to proudly proclaim her love for these dolls named after her, LalaLucies! I am thrilled to announce... Read More

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A Charlie Brown Christmas : An Interview With Ron Smith
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 13:54
This year, Peanuts is kicking off a year-long celebration of 50 years of A Charlie Brown Christmas. I am extremely honored to have been asked to be a Peanuts Brand Ambassador. December 2014 marks the 50th... Read More


Murphy's Laws of Elementary School
Monday, November 3, 2014 - 19:28
My kids have been back at school for almost 2 months now. It seems to be that if something can go wrong, it will go wrong. When kids are involved, the result can be hilarious (even thought you might not think... Read More


Wubble Bubble Ball
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 18:25
This summer, I was introduced to the Wubble Ball at Blogger Bash. The Wubble Ball is like not other ball I have ever seen. Imagine you are outside blowing bubbles. Yet these bubbles, although light and airy,... Read More


Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 17:56
Wake me up when October ends. I know those aren’t quite the lyrics we are accustomed to, but it is the sentiment I feel... Read More


Muddy Puddles
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 18:53


It's A Belle Day!
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 12:51
Josie cannot wait to get off the bus so she can play outside. Now that the leaves are covering the grass, she loves to make piles and jump right in.    The weather has been so nice lately, so we are taking... Read More


October 15
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 14:29
On February 13, 2010, my life was changed forever.... Read More


Linus and Lucy - An Interview With David Benoit
Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 09:47
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Down The Drain
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 16:47
There was a lot of crying today at the pediatrician's office.  It wasn't caused by Linus getting his flu shot or Alice's throat culture. Josie flushed one of her favorite toys down the toilet.  I don't usually... Read More


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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 08:57


Friday, September 19, 2014 - 11:04
Three picture frames were piled at the edge of the dining room table. Linus picked up on of the frames and gazed at the sepia print of a small baby. Unsure, he showed me the picture and asked, "Who is that?" My... Read More


Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 13:36
People are naturally drawn to Josie. Her infectious little laugh rings in yours ears and can evoke a smile on even the darkest of days.  With an unsteady gait, she is not as fast as the other kids. Her climbing... Read More

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Celebrating 50 Years of A Charlie Brown Christmas: An Interview With Sally Dryer, the Voice of Violet and Lucy
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 17:18
This year, Peanuts is kicking off a year-long celebration of 50 years of A Charlie Brown Christmas, and I am extremely... Read More