What to Have When the Power Goes Out

This is not a practical guide about what a gal needs to have on hand to survive a power outage, but rather a discovery of a couple fun items that will make the darkness more fun!  At this time of year, rain, snow and ice storms often find many without power for hours.  We were in … [Read more...]

What Disney Taught Me About Dating In Real Life

White Rabbit at Disney on Ice

I delight in enjoying childish things with an alarming amount of exuberance. On Friday night, I stepped out my door to be assaulted by huge snowflakes falling. My response to this? To begin dancing in the middle of the sidewalk with my head tilted up, mouth open to catch as many … [Read more...]

6 Simple Words: “I’m Just Not That Into You” – Use Them!

Dating by Sergey Sus.

I love being single. Meeting new people, feeling that bubble of nervousness, lots of romance and I get to experience this over and over again? Yes, please! Don’t get me wrong: I dream of one day meeting someone who I clicked with and everything that comes with the white picket … [Read more...]

How to Teach Your Daughter to Shave Her Legs For the First Time

Smooth legs in a summer canoe! You want your daughter's experience to be this carefree.

Getting your daughter to shave her legs is not an automatic task to think of when going over your mental list of things to do to get her ready for high school.  Many girls may have shaved their legs long before this point, but I'm one of those mom's who has a daughter that could … [Read more...]

Planning A Dream Garden

I love that the App lets you make notes on top of your designs.  I'm already planning the menu for a dinner under my garden lights!

I'm having some fun with the new Garden Sketch App, created as a garden design tool. I've been inspired to create a visual wish list for a future landscape that I WILL achieve one day thanks to their #DesignThis contest.  They will be holding a contest each week and this week's … [Read more...]