Added by Maria E on October 1, 2015 at 5:09pm — No Comments
We, the human species, need to practice conservancy and help these animals survive so that we can all continue to thrive too, as part of the circle of life.
Please click here to learn what you can do to protect ocean life.
Added by Maria E on September 25, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
We stopped by our local Emergency Preparedness Expo (September 19, 2015 ) and not only learned a lot of great things, but had a pretty fun time as well.
Added by Maria E on September 21, 2015 at 11:52am — No Comments
Dear Ahmed,...You're right, don't let people change you. Continue to inspire people, help people and show them that differences are a wonderful thing...
Added by Maria E on September 18, 2015 at 1:29pm — No Comments
She allowed herself to be in one of the most vulnerable positions a woman can be in, standing in public in her bikini, blindfolded, subjected to the possibility of all kinds of ridicule.
Added by Maria E on September 15, 2015 at 11:37am — No Comments
The Storm Damages Series is written by Magda Alexander. I enjoyed reading this series and found myself thoroughly engaged in the characters and the constant turn of events...danger, villains, friends, foes, deceit. It's all entirely too messy and entirely too engrossing. Put it on your reading list, but note that the trilogy is a continuing series and there are cliffhangers. And word of caution: steamy scenes ahead.…Continue
Added by Maria E on September 8, 2015 at 11:55am — No Comments
My family and I did some efficient multi-tasking this weekend by doing two things that we enjoy doing: eating and making a difference. Now through the rest of September (so hurry, the month is speeding by) come to Corner Bakery Cafe and donate to No Kid Hungry and receive rewards in a variety of ways.
Please click here to find out how you can donate.…Continue
Added by Maria E on September 6, 2015 at 10:57am — No Comments
Music is a natural and living breathing entity in my family's life. I'm not a musician myself but I love listening to my favorite pop songs. And I'm lucky enough to call myself a Musicians' Mom. Both my boys play instruments: My 12 year old is a talented bass player and my 9 year old plays the keyboard.
Added by Maria E on September 5, 2015 at 12:28pm — No Comments
...I'm sharing some Labor Day deals and coupons I've stumbled upon. Have a great weekend and a fabulous month!
Added by Maria E on September 4, 2015 at 2:12pm — No Comments
Okay, so I've heard that season changes and "the beginning" of anything can send people to emotional highs and lows. And since I'm still in start-of-school mentality and feel those emotional bittersweet pangs caused by my rapidly aging kids, I thought I'd put together a laugh track post of some of the things I've encountered on the internet. Granted, you have to surf the same wave of my dry and unique sense-of-humor, but hopefully you'll find something to chuckle at.…Continue
Added by Maria E on September 3, 2015 at 1:31pm — No Comments
It's the first day of the new school year (2015-2016) and we're embarking on new territory...the world of the 5th and 7th Graders. Looking forward to what the year has in store for us!
Added by Maria E on September 1, 2015 at 12:42pm — No Comments
It's the eve of the kids starting the new school year, so I'm in a reminiscing mood. Here's a post from the start of summer--July-- and all the fun we had at Comic-Con in San Diego. Hope you enjoy it!
Added by Maria E on August 31, 2015 at 10:46am — No Comments
...So, we've done enough wallying in denial and it was time to head out & do some back-to-school shopping. So we moseyed on over to our local discount department store to tackle their school supply list, 5th Grade & 7th Grade respectively.
Added by Maria E on August 27, 2015 at 3:57pm — No Comments
Take a moment and get acquainted with Ron Finley. He's just one of the extraordinary people that inhabit this planet. He plants sh...uh...stuff. ☺
Added by Maria E on August 25, 2015 at 12:17pm — No Comments