Do You Jamberry?

Neither did I. Sure I’d heard about it here and there around the internet, but I never tried it. I mean, what’s the big deal after all? Until! My good friend asked if I’d be interested in hosting a Facebook Jamberry party. She sent me a sample, and…..yeah…..now I know what all the fuss is […] Read more »

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Book Worm :: March & April

It’s the beginning-ish of May! And…I’m a month overdue on my March Book Worm post. So let’s do March and April together, shall we? March Books…   The Daughter’s Walk: A Novel by Jane Kirkpatrick I really enjoyed this book. A mom and her daughter set out with the promise of a large reward if […] Read more »

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Do you need a Mom’s Night Out?

A Mom’s Night Out sounds perrrrfect right about now. That is, if I could stay awake for it! The evenings see me snuggled in bed somewhat early – even if I’m not asleep before Little Miss eats around midnight. If YOU are looking for a fun Mom’s Night Out, may I recommend the movie? The […] Read more »

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A Mommy’s Guide to Newborn Essentials :: Sleeping and Eating

I gave you all a teaser last week, and I’m here today to deliver {har, har} the first installment of my mini-series on newborn essentials. A couple of you left some great pointers on my Facebook page. Keep them coming! At the end of the series I’d love to do a round up of all […] Read more »

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Book Worm :: February Edition

Time for a reading wrap-up for the month of February. Wait? February is already over??? Where, oh where, does the time go? But onto books! I must say, I wasn’t super-enthused over anything I read this month. Not that any of them were really bad, but I leave the month feeling kind of “eh” in […] Read more »

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eMeals – $aving Money and Sanity at Dinner Time

Yesterday I talked about my craziness when it came to getting dinner on the table for my family. eMeals to the rescue! Today I give you… Five reasons why I like, love, and adore eMeals {and why it works for me in this season of life}. And maybe these five things are reasons YOU might […] Read more »

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Book Worm :: January Edition

Welcome to the 2014 version of book reviews! Last year I fell off with my “I Gotta Read” posts about mid-year. We’ll see if I can do better this year. Last year I have recorded 32 books as read. But I KNOW that I didn’t record a whole slew of books that I wandered through […] Read more »

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Book Review :: Preemptive Love

Longer ago than I’d care to admit, I was asked if I’d be interested in reading a book and writing a review. But with morning sickness, followed by an out of town trip, followed by the holidays, followed by the wedding I did decor for {yes, I WILL show you pictures someday soon-ish, I hope!} […] Read more »

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I Gotta Read :: June

What did you read in June? I read but two books. Falling short, I know. But many other things come before reading! {Even thought sometimes I wish reading trumped everything else.} Here’s what I read last month… Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand This book was EXCELLENT! […] Read more »

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Mary Kay Cream Eyeshadow :: Review and Giveaway

My long-time friend Sarah {not my co-blogging friend} is a fantabulous consultant for Mary Kay. Earlier this year she asked if I’d be willing to try out and review some of their cream eyeshadow. I thought about that for oh… three seconds… before I was all, “sign me up!” When I opened the box and […] Read more »

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