It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...at least in our house. Christmas decor and twinkling lights make me so happy and in this crazy world, I'll take all the happy I can. Especially raising four teenagers. Oy. My tree may be up year-round. This past weekend we started our holiday movie bucket list. We… Continue reading Merry Grinchmas!
I know, I know...it's not even Halloween. Believe me, my house is all decked out for the trick-or-treating, but I've also heard people (especially those who see my Christmas crafting and themed movie nights) say that they wish they had the time. Well, guess what!? You do! You just have to start planning now! if… Continue reading Planning for the Ho-Ho-Holidays
The summer days, filled with endless fun, wound down quicker than expected, and it's now time to get back into the routine of early nights and much earlier mornings. We have an annual tradition on "School Years Eve", where we all enjoy a Back to School breakfast, for dinner. I make a slew of pancakes,… Continue reading Beep-Beep, its Back to School
My sons 13th birthday is coming up and dessert tables are always hard to fill with tasty pastries and cakes because of his tree nut allergy. The one thing he has eaten consistently over the last few years at birthday parties are donuts. Dunkin Donuts does not use pecans or walnuts, (which he was tested… Continue reading “Donut” forget about the desserts!
So many things don't start out pretty, but with a little oomph we can make it better. It's kind of like when I wake up in the morning. A hot mess express stares back at me in the mirror most mornings (especially since becoming a mom to a teen and 3 tweens), but with a… Continue reading It doesn’t always start out pretty…