A life worth living.

The husband of one of my Facebook friends passed away this last week from a sudden heart attack. Death happens. It's an inevitable part of life that we're known to understand from the very beginning. But when it happens so quickly, it's a really hard truth to swallow.  In the case of my FB friend... Continue Reading →

NOT FOR KIDS childrens books

Why let kids have all the fun? Here are some bedtime stories to tuck you in at night. But you may want to keep them on the top shelf when you're done. 1. If You Give a Kid a Cookie, Will He Shut the F--K Up?, by Marcy Roznick The kid spent all night screaming,... Continue Reading →

Make your own baby food


It doesn't seem like much, but processed baby food can add a hefty price to your food bill. What if you could utilize what you already have on hand to feed your baby, skipping the prepackaged food altogether?

Cheer on local students at the Horse Show this weekend

We have several local girls all coming to compete, and they are hoping to have lots of fans cheering them on, especially since this is their only local event.

52nd Annual All Arabian and Half Arabian Show
March 26,27,28th 2010
Held at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa
Free Admission
Time: 8am till its over

Weekend Family Fun, Dec 5th – 6th

You know what I love about the holidays? It seems like everyone is in the holiday spirit as they decorate their homes and businesses, and the reasons to get together and celebrate multiply. As the weather turns a bit crisper, breath comes out in puffs of fog against the chilly air, and cheeks are a bit rosier behind wool scarves and hats, the smiles are contagious as each town celebrates this festive time of year. Do you know what you're doing this weekend?

Letters to Santa

Every Christmas, my mom’s piano is covered in pictures with Santa. There’s the one of me as a baby, cradled in Santa’s arms. There’s the one of all three of us girls crowding Santa. There’s the one of us holding onto our youngest sister to keep her from bolting. There’s the one of us and... Continue Reading →

Weekend Family Fun, Nov 14th – 15th

There are several great events going on this weekend. But since we are officially in the holiday season, I want to urge everyone to do what they can to help others who are in need. I have included a couple of very easy ways to give of yourself and not break the bank. Our children benefit when we make community service a habit in our households. What they witness of us is something they will carry into their own lives. Use this season to start a trend that will benefit your soul as well as the lives of others.

Other People's Junk….

After the rains at the end of the week, the weekend’s sunshine made the whole world seem new. While still holding that autumn chill in the air, the sky was a promising shade of blue that beckoned to us to be outdoors and soak up some rays from the sun. Our kids were gone, staying... Continue Reading →

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