What else is open year round, lets the kids tire themselves out and is totally FREE? Kids get to run wild, make friends and get a feeling of independence. Meanwhile they're oblivious to the fact that we're actually watching their every move. After all, for a semi helicopter mom like me, who used to…Continue
Added by Ronda on June 21, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
I will never forget one incredible moment a few years ago while working a temp job. While finishing up some work, one of my co-workers asked why I never seem to get bothered by off the wall comments by others. That day was a special day. It was the day I realized that although I've always identified myself as…Continue
Added by Ronda on June 15, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
No, I'm serious...this time!
OK, OK, I know you've "read it all before" when it comes to me posting about going to workout, or going to follow a plan, but by George I think I've finally got it! A few days…
Added by Ronda on June 11, 2015 at 10:33pm — No Comments
I absolutely love blogging. I love…Continue
Added by Ronda on June 10, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments
For years, I have been talking about how much I want a daughter. I know it sounds strange when I tell this to someone, but in my family people only have children of one sex. Simply put, if someone has a daughter, all the kids that follow will be little girls, and vice versa. I'm still keeping my fingers crossed hoping that one day, while unloading groceries a stork would fly down and drop off the baby girl I have been dreaming…Continue
Added by Ronda on June 8, 2015 at 11:33pm — No Comments
I never really considered the value of a screen protector, until last month when my husband dropped his phone while our kids played at the fountains. It wasn't even a major drop, he was seated and the phone fell out of his pocket. But, as mild a drop as I considered it to be, that…Continue
Added by Ronda on April 25, 2015 at 4:20pm — No Comments
I've always wanted a cleansing brush, so I was really excited to receive the Beaute La Royale Brush Kit. The price is affordable on Amazon.com, where it's currently available at under $30. More importantly, once you place the 4 required AA batteries into the cordless rotating machine, it's evident how…Continue
Added by Ronda on April 24, 2015 at 4:28pm — No Comments
Once my children enter the house after a day at school, they take off their school clothes, "get comfortable" and then wash their hands. Throughout the day, they're washing their hands after a visit to the bathroom,…Continue
Added by Ronda on April 22, 2015 at 2:19pm — No Comments
Every day, you turn on your computer or you pick up your mobile device. How often do you use them to conduct a search on a search engine? I'm guessing, it's pretty often.
Did you know, by utilizing the…
Added by Ronda on March 25, 2015 at 5:31pm — No Comments
Every few weeks it seems as if Dial is adding something new to their product line. Did you know they have a Boutique Hand Soap Collection? I didn't...but, I like it!…
Added by Ronda on March 25, 2015 at 12:56am — No Comments
I like Dial body washes so much that when they're on sale, I stock up! It's affordable and it's something that local centers can appreciate when you donate a box to them! Who wouldn't want to feel clean and smell good?
Added by Ronda on March 15, 2015 at 4:32pm — No Comments
I love being able to try different hair products, because with curly hair, it's hard to find a full set of anything that works perfectly. My hair is usually dry, great for a few hours after washing it and applying some type of creme and oil, but it dries quickly, especially at the ends. Add a drive with the windows open and I end up with an Afro!…
Added by Ronda on March 8, 2015 at 10:02pm — No Comments
When I was young(er), I played sports, worked out often and did something a lot of kids do not do today...I played outside! I tried a different brand of sports drink during my active years and never liked them. The taste reminded me of water with a squirt of lemon, salt and a tablespoon of sugar. I couldn't understand the fixation other athletes had with it. Back then, that sports drink was our only option, because we were told…Continue
Added by Ronda on February 16, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments
When we first started to play this game we were confused. The instructions were simple but I wasn't sure if I read it correctly because we just breezed through the first few puzzles. We were left wondering where the challenge was.
My children are 6 and 8, but they play Sudoku so they understand puzzles and logic. This is…
Added by Ronda on February 15, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Today was the big day. We finally had our Valentine's Day Party! As usual, things don't always go as planned, but it all worked out for the best. I planned on having a lot of games, prizes and music, but with the popcorn snack boxes and a house full of mostly boys, I had a feeling it wouldn't be all frills.…Continue
Added by Ronda on February 14, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments
As soon as I saw this news story on TV, I looked at my husband. If only...
OK, so it was the PARENTS of the 5 year old who were fined. But, could you believe this? I will be completely honest, I have thought about billing friends and family members who RSVP'd for my anniversary party and…
Added by Ronda on January 20, 2015 at 7:50pm — No Comments
This was exciting! I won the FAGOR Electric Multicooker a few months ago and couldn't wait to try it. I cook chicken breasts weekly and was tired of the normal curry, stew or BBQ, I wanted something American! The finished product turned out really good, but I did have to make a few tweaks to suit…Continue
Added by Ronda on January 13, 2015 at 11:48pm — No Comments
I've been looking for a sturdy weight bench for my husband but one in my budget that can still give us the features we need. I was seriously considering Gold's Gym XRS 20 Olympic Workout Bench (still considering it), but I would have to buy the bar and weight plates separate which I didn't want do. I came across the CAP set (currently under $100), which wouldn't take up as much space, which means I wouldn't have to get rid of…Continue
Added by Ronda on January 4, 2015 at 5:31pm — No Comments
I love to receive a box of goodies, especially when the box of goodies actually has things in it, that I'm interested in using. Of course I'm grateful to be able to try something new...free...but still there's usually something or things in the box I've never heard of, cannot use and can't even give away. Not this time!
Added by Ronda on December 31, 2014 at 4:36pm — No Comments
This was our first time at a Cirque du Soleil show, so I wasn't sure what to expect. When the opportunity to visit presented itself, I had to visit Google to find out if it was appropriate for kids. In their FAQ's section, it states: "Like most of Cirque du Soleil’s shows, Amaluna is meant to entertain the whole family. That said, moments of loud noises and darkness used during the show may frighten some children."
Added by Ronda on December 15, 2014 at 9:08pm — No Comments