As a mom, I constantly rely on my cell phone to stay in connected with my older children especially when they stay at home alone, with their friends, or while they are participating in their own activities alone. While out in about, I am always worried that my battery on my cell phone will die leaving my children without a way to be able to…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on November 23, 2013 at 9:15pm — No Comments
Are you need some great gift ideas for your baby this Christmas? As you know babies don’t need very many toys, especially during the first four months. Once your baby turns 4 months old, he or she will need to begin spending time on their tummy to help develop their motor skills and strengthen their core muscles. Even if your child isn’t quite ready to play with the toys, babies are always interested in looking around and exploring objects around them. Playtime is also a great way…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on November 21, 2013 at 8:01pm — No Comments
Do you enjoy going to barbecues or celebrations during the summer time, especially, around holidays? Did you know that you are more likely to eat contaminated food when temperatures outside are warmer? During the summer months many families and friends are getting together to hang out, have cookouts, attend celebrations, or…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on June 25, 2013 at 5:18pm — No Comments
Now that summer is in full bloom, are you looking for ways to make new beginnings yourself? You've been seeing flowers popping their heads up, risking bad weather to bloom once more. If you've wanted to make some changes in your old habits but have been bogged down by winter's heavy gloom, now's the time to take a chance and go for…Continue
Added by Sandwiched Boomers on June 6, 2013 at 12:36am — No Comments
Easter Sunday is an important holiday and is a day of celebration. It is the day that of our Savior “Jesus Christ” returns from the dead. He was resurrected three days after he died and he was placed into the tomb which was heavily guarded. Easter is celebrated on Pentecost Sunday, which is the Sunday following Holy Week. Many people attend church and spend time with their families on Easter Sunday. Easter does not fall on a particular…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on March 31, 2013 at 9:55pm — No Comments
Shopping last minute has it's downside. Last minute shopping at Wal-Mart is just plain horrific. This is my story about December 23rd at a local Wal-Mart. I saw shoplifting, child abuse, butt cracks...
It kind of just sucks the Christmas Spirit right out of a person. Why does Wal-Mart…Continue
Added by Megan Lynch on January 11, 2013 at 3:15pm — No Comments
I can only imagine that every member of my family just read the title and clicked on it so fast thinking I was writing a post about them! Slow your hearts down… I’m writing to all the mamas and friends who have written me over the course of this month. I’m at a stand-still right now with nothing to do. That’s right… NOTHING. It feels odd and I’m a little out of place. I have nothing to bake or cook, nothing to wrap, nothing to clean and only 1 basket of laundry to fold. SO I guess, as…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on December 23, 2012 at 4:28pm — No Comments
** Those sneaky Mayans were totally effing with us all along. I knew it!!!!
** December is one giant money suck.
** Our Elf on the Shelf would be a lot more welcome here if he wrapped presents and actually did "elf" shit.
** Taking a shower lately is definitely a luxury.
** Living next to a house being torn…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 21, 2012 at 11:20am — No Comments
** All I want for Christmas is a personal chef. And a bigger bank account to pay for the personal chef.
** Those inflatable lawn Santas look so sad and hungover during the daytime.
** A sick kid at home makes for an incredibly unproductive week.
** I've eaten so many damn holiday cookies that you should probably start calling me…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 15, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
IT’S TIME FOR OUR 1ST CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY!
Take some time to scroll through the incredible items that I found for you, read about the companies & people behind them, look at the photos and then enter via the Rafflecopter Form below each item! Yes, each item has its…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on December 14, 2012 at 8:35am — No Comments
Ah, it's the holiday season -- that magical time of the year when you wanna sip hot cocoa by the fire and shove people outta the way for a deal on a flat-screened t.v. Cause let's be real, y'all. December tends to turn the very best of us into giant assholes.
Every year I tell myself I'm not gonna get swept up into all the hoopla of running here, there and…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 13, 2012 at 11:52am — No Comments
This is a very difficult post for me to write. But I am hoping that if any of my readers is facing a similar situation, you will know that you are not alone. My heart goes out to you. 25 years ago today, I received a phone call at work that would forever change my life.
This day started a four day ordeal of doctors, nurses, specialists......and tears. Buckets upon buckets of tears. My almost 11 month old baby boy was gone, one week before what would have been…
Added by Penny Roach on December 11, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Things worth picking up for yourself or things for you to give to others this holiday season:Continue
Added by Samelia's World! on December 7, 2012 at 1:56pm — No Comments
I don’t like that word (sucks), but honestly, it’s exactly how I feel about this whole ‘Advent’ thing right now. Here’s the deal. On one hand, I have Rocco who is rushing away the days just to get to the next day, the next number, the next gift; and then there’s Roman who is only interested in Advent because…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on December 4, 2012 at 8:22pm — No Comments
We started off the month with a jam packed weekend! I knew it was December because of the amount of activities we packed into 2 days. I’m still alive (and still prego) and all is well with our PiggyToes! This…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on December 3, 2012 at 1:41pm — No Comments
Its always good to have a mama friend keep you up to speed with things such as… the day of the week. Here we are again, the day before DECEMBER 1st and once again, I forgot to make an Advent Calendar/Tree/Box… anything. Thankfully, I had my daily text chat with my friend T who was wrapping her kiddos advent gifts…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on November 30, 2012 at 4:34pm — No Comments
** The SNL "Schweddy Balls" skit just never ever gets old.
** I'm still not a fan of LED Christmas lights.
** Candy Cane Chapstick is the bomb dot com. For real.
** The endless barrage of holiday catalogs being crammed into my mailbox has once again…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 30, 2012 at 11:11am — No Comments
Welcome to our home at Christmas-time! I love this time of year and try to put a touch of Christmas throughout our home! You’ll probably find that I have a running theme of Christmas cherries, pine-cones and snowflakes. I have a mini obsession with each ; )
I wish I could invite you all over for coffee & cookies but the next best thing is a virtual tour so, come in!
WELCOME TO OUR…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on November 28, 2012 at 3:43pm — No Comments
** The world would be a lot happier if everyone ate Thanksgiving dinner in their pajamas.
** Chuck E. Cheese is totally a rat, not a mouse -- am I right or am I right?
** That stupid Taylor Swift song is never ever ever gonna get out of my damn head.
** "Benign" is truly a magical word.
** A successful…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 23, 2012 at 1:11pm — No Comments
We have a fun week in our STYLE section! I have 3 Gift Guides (Women, Men & Kids) and a Black Friday Printable Check-List for you (available for print on Thanksgiving Day) along with a fun Black Friday Game… details at the end of post!
All of the gift guides include gifts that are…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on November 19, 2012 at 9:39am — No Comments