10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Me

1. I don't own a passport. 2. I LOVE coffee but don't care for iced coffee too much. 3. Ever since I was a little girl, I always knew I would have 2-3 kids. 4. The first time I was on a plane was when I was 29 years old. It was my first trip to Puerto Rico. 5.I was the first one in my family to graduate from college and earn a bachelor's degree. 6. I'm a pretty nice person but if you mess with my family, I will go bipolar on you. Lol 7. If I had the money, I would travel to a … [Read more...]

Shout-Out Sunday – 8/22

A day late, a dollar short but it's here! :) If you want to know more about why Shout-Out Sunday was created, than click HERE. In the mean time, click on the links and enjoy the picks of the week: 1. New York magazine had an amazing article about moms who love their kids but hate their life. Read this Dad's post on what he thinks about it. 2. This mom knows a lot about planning birthday parties including ALL the hassles it entails. 3. Is it possible to have life without detours? … [Read more...]

When You Have Kids, There’s Always Room For Disappointments.

Unfortunately, that's life when you have kids. Here's why... My family and I had plans to see Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince today. We had it planned since Wednesday, which was the official start day for the movie.  We also wanted to make Sunday a "Family Fun Movie Day" since my husband has been working so much lately.  It's really his only day off out of the week. We were all excited to see it, including my 4 year old. She especially loves Harry Potter.  I think it's because … [Read more...]

Just one of those days…

Well, I have to say it's just one of those days.  My week hasn't been the best week because of me not feeling well and it won't be a great weekend either. I was super excited about the Big Apple BBQ Block Party happening today and tomorrow but my vehicle decided to tell me otherwise.  I'm having car trouble so that leaves me to stay home, which isn't a bad thing but I really wanted to eat some BBQ ribs, chicken, pulled pork, macaroni and cheese, drink some beer and interact with people. I … [Read more...]

I really don’t believe in horoscopes but….

this one caught my eye.  With my birthday coming up on Tuesday, I'm thinking about lots of things.  For instance, there are some people in my life I thought were there for me but I guess I was wrong.  Anyway, that may be another post.  I don't want to get into something like that right now. So check it out: Sagittarius (11/22-12/21) You don't need people in your life who disappoint you over and over again, so have a talk today with that person who is always all talk and no action. Let … [Read more...]

Check out this email that was sent to me.

I received this email a few days ago and thought it would be nice to share such a warmhearted story being that Thanksgiving is just a few days away.  I hope you enjoy. My name is Rose.. The first day of school our professor introduced himself and challenged us to get to know someone we didn't already know. I stood up to look around when a gentle hand touched my shoulder. I turned and found a wrinkled, little old lady beaming up at me with a smile that lit up her entire … [Read more...]