It’s Saturday Morning

I woke up at 6:30 in the midst of a dream about how to help my first graders who are below level in reading.  It’s the norm now that my dreams and thoughts race  thinking about what I could do … Continue reading →

Garnet Hill High Quality Back Packs $12.50! 2 Days Only!

My daughter has a Garnet Hill backpack and lunchbox that we are using for the second year in a row.  They are not only trendy, but sturdy with plenty of features for students.  Right now use code T6W106B for an … Continue reading →

Communion :When  Symbolism and Literal Interpretation Collide

My 6 year old daughter received her Bible at church last week. She was so proud. This also meant she was officially too old to be excused after the children’s lesson to the basement to play.  Today was Communion Sunday … Continue reading →


The Changing of the Wardrobe

When we moved from our 1200 square foot house to one twice as big, the one thing I wanted was a walk in closet.  A closet where I never had to change out the clothes.  Where short and long sleeves … Continue reading →

The Debate

My son asked me the other day if every presidential election was like this. Are they all this angry at each other? Is there always this much hate?  Tough question to answer. No, they aren’t always this bad. An election … Continue reading →


Prana “Breath, Life, Vitality” Review and Giveaway

Is quality worth the cost?  In the case of PrAna, I believe it is. Six years ago I purchased my very first pair of yoga pants and they happened to be PrAna.  I had not heard of the brand, but … Continue reading →


Let’s Get Outside This Fall!

Yes, summer is ending! With a slew of friends who live near the New Jersey shore, I am seeing all the last times dipping your feet in the ocean posts.  Though the return of fall brings back to school and … Continue reading →


Giving Your Late Bloomer a Chance to Bloom

I am 100% guilty of rushing development.  For years I sat in special education meetings with parents reviewing their child’s eligibility for services. The psychologist always would report on developmental milestones. “When did they walk ? ” she’d ask. “How … Continue reading →

The Opposite of Husky is Slim

When I was younger, I was very thin.  So thin that I could never wear stylish clothes, instead I was relegated to catalog selected, elastic waist pants.  By the time I was 14, I hit one hundred pounds and was … Continue reading →

Hours Left Pottery Barn Sale! Many items 60-70% off and Shipping Free

Pottery Barn and their partners are having a premier sale event today.  I know it is a little late at night to announce, but we were out enjoying the day technology free. Head over and stock up! Baby blankets marked … Continue reading →