The Best Crafting Tools on Amazon

For me, there is nothing more relaxing than getting dressed in my coziest pants and sweater, listen to my music up loud while heading to the craft store, and spending far too long perusing the aisles.  But, I rarely have time for that sort of thing anymore. between working and my strong-willed toddler, craft shoppingRead more

25+ Cozy Winter Drinks

Whelp, it is officially TOO DANG COLD here in Michigan. That means negative wind chills, and drafts that penetrate 3 layers of sweater and a wool coat. There is ice on things that should never have ice on them. Also, it is dark. The days are twilight and overcast almost all the time. So, nowRead more

Five Ways To Get Your Kids Active This Summer

I must say, when I take a look at my nieces, I see brilliant children who are adapting so well to the fast-pace changes that take place in today’s technology. Now, these aren’t only words of a proud auntie, but when I catch a glimpse of them teaching their grandmother how to work the newestRead more

5 Secrets of a Perfect Party

This past weekend, my little Squish turned 1 year old. I don’t have the time to get into how complicated my feelings are about it. What I CAN talk about, is his adorable Monster themed first birthday party. Parties are sometimes stressful events. They tend to come around during the most poignant moments in life.Read more

5 Things I Wish I Knew After Graduating College

Graduating college was definitely one of my proudest moments. I remember how at one point, I wasn’t even considering attending because I had my mind set on a career in music – pop music, at that (as a recording artist). My parents urged me to apply to a local school as a back-up plan, and itRead more