Archive | April, 2012

Weddings that welcome Children

It is that time of year again, wedding season! I become a kid in a candy store when I see the elegant envelopes in our mail box. I tear them open like a child delving into their gifts Christmas morning eager to see what’s inside.  The paper, fonts, and phrases so delicately and gracefully announce […]

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Kirkland’s Grand Opening EVENT! (And great must read organizing tips for moms)

Moms mark your calendars!! On Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Kirkland’s Home stores are having a grand opening of a new store in Crossroads Centre. You know the amazing Kirkland’s stores that contain everything you need to meet all your interiors’ design needs?  Yep, that’s the store!! But […]

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Marriage is Divine: Year Nine!

On this date 9 years ago my husband and I stood before our friends, family, Priest, and God and proclaimed our love, trust, bond, and commitment to one another in Holy Matrimony.  I remember walking down the aisle with such joy in my heart.  I had made a considerable amount of important decisions in my […]

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Versatile Blogger Award!!

I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by Susartandfood Blog.  It is such an honor to be nominated especially by such a creative and respected blogger. Susartandfood Blog contains examples of their gorgeous art work and many delicious recipes that are easy for me, a more culinary challenged individual (there are also great photos so […]

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Staying Sane in Fort Wayne

Moms have you ever had one of those days where you wish you could just run away from home and check into a hotel, or better yet, a Marriott Suite? Just to get away for a few hours, to do whatever your heart desires and not be responsible for one gosh darn individual, activity, group, chore, […]

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Saying Bye-bye to our Local branch’s Legendary Librarian

From a young age I remember going to the library on a weekly basis to get new and exciting library books, Videos, cassette tapes, and of course, the piece de la resistance, story time! I would become elated with joy when the librarian would walk in with 3 books tucked under her arm and smile […]

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Win a Las Vegas Mother’s Day Weekend for two!

If lounging at a beautiful hotel in an exciting city, sipping on the new Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosè sounds up your alley, point your kids (or yourselves!) in the direction of Facebook! By simply telling Santa Margherita why their mom deserves a getaway, they’ll be entering you for the chance to win a Las Vegas […]

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How to mini-Vacation on a Shoestring Budget: We did it in Dayton

Last week was our daughter’s spring break and we were all itching to get out of TOLEDO!! Since a long family vacation wasn’t in our budget we instead did a mini-vacation and you can too!! Here is how….. 1. Location: Plan your trip around family and/or friends.  You know that friend of yours that moved a few years […]

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Hybrid Time: Guilt Free Mothering

Do you feel like you are constantly being pulled in different directions?  Do you feel torn when you have to partake in household chores instead of spending time with your children?  Does the mommy guilt begin to pile on?  Do you start questioning your priorities? We have all been there, we feel so guilty for […]

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Share Your Thoughts Thursday: Anne Romney and the Mommy Wars!

    Did you happen to hear what Democratic consultant Hilary Rosen Stated? Ms. Rosen expressed that Mrs. Romney was no economic expert because she “hasn’t worked a day in her life.” Mrs. Romney instead chose to stay home and raise five sons. I included a clip and a link.       I am […]

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