Things That Make Me Smile…

I tend to dwell on the negative. I hate that about myself. Shit, that was negative wasn’t it. Damn it. Today I am going to focus on the things that recently made me smile My sister in law sent this photo to a group family…

Corn Dog Muffins

My kids have not been on the same page when it comes to supper. One kid will eat meatloaf and meatballs. One kid will eat ravioli and potstickers. It’s getting annoying. So desperate times call for desperate measures and I finally made a recipe that I have…

The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg

I have always really struggled to make the perfect hard boiled egg. My Mom gave me tips years ago and I swear they used to work, but not anymore. My friend told me about the Martha Stewart directions on how to make the perfect hard boiled…

I Love My Kids But I Don’t Love Being A Mom

I feel like this title says it all. I love my kids but I don’t love being a Mom. There. Can I just click “publish” and that you will understand what I am trying to say? Maybe you won’t. Listen, this doesn’t mean I don’t…

I’m a Dance Mom…

Reluctantly I have become a dance mom. It’s not a role I ever wanted. I mean ever. Ever. Ever. Ever. I am much more comfortable on a soccer field, ball diamond, volleyball court or food court. The world of dance is very confusing. Everything about…

New Debt…

We’ve been struggling with new debt in our household. I call it new debt because we spent the last 20 years living with Student Loan Debt, so this debt feels relatively new for us. I know when the new debt started. It was about 9 years…

Dear Daughter Have I Failed You?

Dear Daughter, have I failed to give you the tools that you need for your life? Yes, I know that you are only 10. But, I feel like I could have done a better job. Yes, I realize that I can start today. I just feel…

Mom Cold vs. Dad Cold

I saw a commercial on t.v the other day where the Mom takes a sick day and the Dad starts freaking out because the next day is their daughter’s birthday. You know, like a Mom cold vs a Dad cold. It’s pretty hilarious. Mostly because…

Weird Recipe Round Up

I’m an unadventurous cook. If I look at a recipe and it has more than 8 ingredients, I’m not going to make it. I need quick, I need easy, I need tasty and sometimes I like it weird. One thing I love about having a…