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What did you do this past weekend? I went to the beach with my kids and we: played on the beach, smashed sand castles – because destroying is better than building, walked up the doon on hot sand about 27 times to go poop (because you can never do it on the first or second try), ran in circles – lots of running in circles purchased and set up a slippy side; then couldn’t use it because it wet our hair – and that’s just unacceptable and watched Dora 297 times. In comparison, here’s just some of the things...

I joined a writing challenge group – I know because I don’t have enough going on, right? But honestly, it was the only way I could ensure that I would write and write regularly until it became a habit. I love this blog, I really do, but it takes a back seat sometimes. I mean there are two children to be fed and loved and cared for and then there’s work and my husband and SLEEP, oh there’s glorious sleep – when I can get it. So if forced to choose between sleep and creative writing – *YAWN* – well...

  151 – that is the numerical value of my craziness! Let me start there! Now, I have a little confession to make: I owe my family an apology!  I did something bad on Easter! No, I didn’t forget to take them to see the Easter Bunny (although I almost did) and I didn’t forget the peeps and it’s not because I made them wear ties, though my toddler probably wants an apology for that! It’s because I turned into a raving lunatic over getting the perfect family Easter picture.  Admit it moms, who...

Lent – it’s going to change my life this year! Join me is you dare! I was not raised in a church that encouraged the practice of Lent. It’s not that I wasn’t raised in a church, of course I was, I’m from the South. I was there every time the doors opened. And it’s not that I was raised in a laid back kind of church; hardly, I was raised Pentecostal Holiness...

In honor or Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka Dr. Suess, on his special day, let’s talk about books. I love a good book! They are an escape from reality – because let’s be honest, we all need to escape our reality every once in a while.  They are a glimpse into another world and they allow to you go places you may never really visit….. have...

My Son, There are these 3 little wise owls at Mimi’s house that you love. You know remember: one has his wings over his eyes, one over his ears and one over his mouth and it’s all about protecting yourself from evil. She recently taught you what they meant and ever since you walk around putting your hand over your ears and mouth saying “no evil.”...

This week Little Man started Mother’s Morning Out and the first day was a complete waste of mascara! Of course, I insisted on being the one to drop him off for his first day….. thankfully my husband insisted on tagging along. All the while torn about whether I was doing the right thing starting him at 2 or if I should run him back to the car and save...