5 Fun Valentines Day Craft Ideas

5 fun valentines day crafts

I love searching for fun craft ideas to do with the boys.  Let me rephrase that - I love when the boys sit at the table with me and either I end up doing the craft entirely OR the girls in the neighborhood do the craft with me.  I remember one time I was helping N with his school project and he said to me, "Wow Mom, I didn't realize that arts and crafts could be fun."  Really?!?  Yes, if you actually would partake in the oodles of craft projects I plan, you would then know. I digress.  I found … [Read more...]

I Want to Hear From You!

I want to hear from you

I've been blogging for a number of years now and feel like I have been writing for you - my readers.  BUT I want to make sure.  It means so much to me to be authentic in what I post about, but I want to make sure I am on the right path when it comes to what topics you likes best - what you want to read!  I want to hear from you. Soooooo I have created a short survey.  7 questions in total.  Once completed in full you will be entered to win a $25 Starbucks gift card. It's the least I could do … [Read more...]

Five for Friday – January 23

5 for friday

Happy Five for Friday!  This weekend is yet again packed with sports, sports, and some more sports.  I'm hoping to finish book #3 of 2015 sometime in between.  On to the Five for Friday! Which would be your top 5 places to visit from this list by the NY Times? ******** I signed up for my very first blogger conference and I am so excited!  (I also realized after the fact that it is my sons' flag football playoff day...UGH!).  I can halfway check off one item on my Bucket List!  Did you … [Read more...]

Five for Friday – January 16

Five for Friday January 16

It's mid January and I am still waiting for any sign of a cold front.  I know, I know - I live in a tropical climate, but I love my sweaters and jackets!  This weekend is quarterfinals for the boys' basketball teams and the beginning of flag football for my little one - two days filled with sports!  On to the Five for Friday...I hope you enjoy! ******** I laughed out loud when I read this article, 14 Contrasts Between Parenting and Grandparenting by Scary Mommy because way more than half of … [Read more...]

My Vegas CES Recap

CES Central Hall

I have finally recouped from my weekend in Las Vegas.  My hubby goes there every year for the Consumer Electronic Show, commonly known as CES.  My parents were awesome enough to watch the boys so I could fly out and join him for the tail end of the show combined with a weekend away. To give you a bit of background on CES: Over 160,000 attendees each year Over 140 countries represented via the attendees One of the largest, if not the largest, electronics show in the world! Over 20,000 new … [Read more...]