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Category: family life

Fourth of July Food and Drinks

Here are some fun and festive Fourth of July food and drink ideas. Top left to right: bottle of The Great American Wine; American flag layer dip; Blue Cocktail; and […]

We Lost Our Beloved Pup This Weekend

The day had finally come.  On Saturday, we had to say goodbye to our sweet, sweet Kensi, an important and beloved member of our family.  She was almost 15 years […]

What Girls Can Be

When I was a little girl, I had this adorable little book called “What Girls Can Be.”  I remember how much I loved the pretty and colorful pictures in it.  […]

The Happiest Neighborhood on Earth

When my husband and I bought our current home 7 years ago, we had no idea we were moving into to the gold standard of neighborhoods. To me, it looked […]

Happy to Be Back After So Long

Husband Bobby and Me on New Year’s Eve.  Happy 2012! Siena got a car and learned to drive! Siena turned 3! Happy, HAPPY Easter! First day of school in “the […]

This Past Week at a Glance

Major meltdowns on Monday morning The time change (Spring forward!) was hard on all of us. Including our toddler, who was not happy, no matter what I tried. So, as […]

In Honor of Earth Day: Green Like Bobbo

My husband, Bob, also known affectionately as Bobbo, really likes to be efficient, and at the same time, eco-friendly. He’s a busy guy, and even when he’s not busy, he’s […]

Updates and Miscellany

I’ve been wanting to blog, but I’ve been really busy with school stuff lately. I’m just about to wrap up the semester (two weeks left!), which is my fifth semester […]

Mommy’s Ingenious Barricade to Mischief

It’s amazing how excited my baby gets when she thinks she’s getting away with something, when she has something she thinks she’s not supposed to have, or when she’s going […]

Some of Our Favorite Children’s Books

My 1-year-old daughter loves books. Some she likes to have read to her, and others she enjoys looking through on her own. The following (which are pictured above) are some […]