Friends: How Many Can YOU Count On?

"If you're lucky, you'll have a few great friends in your lifetime", my grandmother once told me. I was young at the time and it didn't really set in until after I married and had a child. Life's natural filters sifted out my real friends and soon I found myself with a pretty tight, supportive, and wonderful circle of friends - they're really my sisters that have become the greatest resource I could ever attain. Thinking back to my junior high school years, my friends and I would gossip … [Read more...]

Just One More Day

Today is officially my children's last day of summer. Believe it or not, I still have some last minute things to buy on their school lists and I also have to buy my older two a few more outfits (I bought my 5 y/o her school clothes back in January at a tremendous deal). There's nothing worse than being a last-minute mommy. My kids have been very excited for weeks about their first day of school which is tomorrow. They're even more excited because they're all going to be attending new schools. … [Read more...]

Three Graduations and A Wedding Anniversary

What a week it has been. For the past few days, I've been trying to get things ready (clothes and necessities) for all of my kids graduations. My son, my first-born, had his graduation last night.  Even though it felt like the longest graduation known ever, it was great to see his smiling face as he took his diploma from the principal on stage. All three kids are graduating this year and will be in  new schools. Wow, how times flies! My kids are ecstatic to start on their … [Read more...]