Monthly Archives: June 2012

Why I Support Healthcare Reform

Unless you’ve been under a rock, on a deserted island, you’ve heard by now that the Supreme Court upheld the Healthcare Reform law yesterday.  If you want to read the actual law, you can peruse the 974 pages of the … Continue reading

Posted in Health/Wellness, Life in General | 4 Comments

My Reflections on the Type-A Parent Conference

…from a conference newbie. Type-A Parent Conference.  Wow.  Where do I even start?  This was a truly amazing experience for me.  I had no idea how overwhelming being in the presence of so many talented women (and men – yes … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | 3 Comments

Not So Fried Green Tomatoes

This post was originally published last year at another site, but I haven’t shared it here yet officially.  It’s been close to a year since I wrote it… So far, we’ve had 47 days above 90 degrees this summer and … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | 1 Comment

It’s The Simple Things: Life Passes In An Instagram (Week 25)

Happy Father’s Day… a week or so ago.  It always feels weird writing these things that so recent in the past tense, especially when things like Father’s Day feel miles away at this point. The kids (really the girl) insisted … Continue reading

Posted in Life in General, Photography, Travel | Leave a comment

The Invisible Boy…

 I went to a fantastic blogging conference over the weekend and met some really amazing women.  But this post isn’t about the conference.  In one of our closing day sessions, we had the privileged of meeting three very respected bloggers … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting | Leave a comment

Type-A Much?

I’m a tiny bit giddy about this weekend.  I’m heading to my first blogger conference, and really, what could be a better fit for me than Type-A Parent?  Anyone who knows me knows I’m a control freak and definitely a … Continue reading

Posted in Parenting | Leave a comment

Let Your Great Taste Shine: Simply Cranberry Red, White and Blueberry Summer Cocktail

July 4th is creeping up on us, so today I have a cocktail recipe – perfect for the 4th of July – and a little (rather big) giveaway for you… My daughter (5) is a little fashionista.  She expresses herself … Continue reading

Posted in Closed Giveaways, Giveaways, Recipes | 14 Comments

We Learn, We Build, We Play with…

LEGO Bricks! Saturday morning, we packed up the kids and headed south to the Ballantyne area to check out the Grand Opening of Bricks4Kidz!  My kids both love LEGO Bricks, so I knew it would be a hit.  Aside from … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | 4 Comments

It’s The Simple Things: Life Passes In An Instagram (Week 24)

 This week was busy, and little exhausting, but I managed to get in some quality time with a lot of people who are important to me. My weeks normally have a pretty definitive beginning and end.  Last Saturday ran into … Continue reading

Posted in Life in General, Photography | Leave a comment

Music: I’m Crushing On…

To be perfectly honest, most of the music I listen to is dictated by what the kids will tolerate.  I’m lucky that often times I can convince them that they like whatever music it is I want to listen to, … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment | 2 Comments