Stressed at the thought of traveling

Looming in front of me lies a business trip that I must attend.  Now, you should know that I am not complaining.  I don’t have to travel very often so when I have to go I have to go. However, in the spirit of total honestly I have to tell you – I hate it.  I hate […]

how to avoid a hectic morning…

One simple and sure-fire way to make the school mornings run a bit smoother is to lay out your kids clothes in advance.  This means that on Sunday, you will need to lay out 5 outfits to prepare for the upcoming school week.  For me, this means laying out 15 outfits in advance because I have […]

Missing you something awful…

Updated June 10, 2012 – on the four year anniversary of my Grandpa’ passing – there is no reason to post anything new – instead I will bring back an archived post in remembrance of the kindest soul on the planet.  I miss you something awful Grandpa!   Grandpa Bernie had MDS. If you would like […]

Work and Family – My Story

When it comes to finding balance between work and family, we all have a story to tell. Maybe you chose to be a Stay-at-Home Mom, maybe you work in an office, maybe you work from home, maybe you work part-time.  Everyone has a story to tell. Here is mine….. Finding the right balance between work […]

Why you need a mudroom

My favorite room in my house is my mudroom.  Why? Just look at how fabulous it is!  Read on to learn why you absolutely need a mudroom. I’m crazy in love with how organized it keeps my family.  For starters, it certainly helps to have a handy husband. Without him, this likely would not have been […]

It’s That Time of Year

All of a sudden I glanced at the clock and realized it was 4:15. My oldest daughter had to be at soccer practice in 15 minutes and I stared at the clock in disbelief. I don’t know how it happened but I seemed to lose track of the day. Yup, it’s that time of year!!!!  […]

Pizza Bagels for Dinner?

I’m wondering if pizza bagels will fly for dinner tonight. There are (many) days when I have no idea what the heck to cook for dinner. My GIRLS are very plain eaters and lord knows it’s next to impossible to find ONE THING they all can agree on. How much meatloaf and chicken can we eat!!! […]