The Weekly Ramble

san diego bay

Hold onto your hats, this is going to be a ramble…. Last weekend, hubs and I escaped our regular routine for 24 hours. My sister came to watch the kids and we headed down to the bay. The weather was beautiful and we had such a great time relaxing with one another, unplugging, and talking […]

The Weekly Ramble

FishChick5

This girl? She’s pretty amazing. She’s as old as my blogging career. She’s five. She’s precocious. She has an uncanny ability to count down the day until a special event. She’s just as precious as can be. She’s also my little snuggle bug. While there have been many seasons of her sleeping through the night, […]

The Weekly Ramble

The claw has chosen

This girl? She put 50 cents into the claw machine and won a purple hippo on her very first try. I wish I had a picture of her big brother and big uncle’s faces. They had each spent a small fortune to win the girls each a pink flamingo. That’s what we did this week. […]

The Weekly Ramble

hockey goalie

Ready for the weekly ramble? This is the one when I share all the minutia of our lives. What a week! It seems like it lasted a year. We spent both days of last weekend at the hockey rink. Despite my needing to get my book done, I decided I didn’t ever want my kids […]

September’s Good Cheap Eats

Need some good cheap eats? I gotcha covered. For the last couple years, I’ve been keeping a notebook of new recipes. Half the meals at our house are what I like to call “experiments”. The other half of the meals is spent refining and retesting those recipes to make sure they’re good enough to share. […]

The Week in Review

last blood test

The week flew by in a flash. Some of the highlights? I worked on my book that is due Monday. I work best under pressure. That’s what I tell myself. I won’t be early on this deadline. I’m trying to tell the overachiever in me to calm down. I’m spending the weekend rereading and refining it. […]

The Week in Review

The Week in Review | Life as MOM

So, the Girl did great with her blood testing this week. She was so brave. I can’t even tell you how proud I am to be her mom. It hurt, but she was so cooperative and polite to the lab technician. Hopefully, the test results will be accurate and help us know what foods are […]

Christmas is Coming! Grab this Bundle of the Week

simpler season santa in the sand

Disclosure: I am an affiliate as well as an author for Bundle of the Week. I know. School just started. Who wants to think about Christmas? But, time will fly. Fly! Check out this week’s Bundle of the Week so you can get ahead of the game. I’ve been reading through the books included over […]