Captain Climber Gets a Bed

My two year old, Logan, is an expert climber. The saying, "where there's a will, there's a way" is his M.O. especially if food is involved. There isn't a pantry shelf around that will stand between him and a pack of fruit chews. He is also proficient at navigating bar stools, desk chairs, desks and… Continue reading Captain Climber Gets a Bed

Sausage and Tortellini Florentine Soup

I am a big fan of homemade soups.  That makes me a Souper Mom.  Get it?  Okay, maybe you don't think it's funny but I think I'm hilarious.  I am proficient in entertaining myself as a stand up comic.  As I was saying, I love homemade soups.  I love making them and because I store them… Continue reading Sausage and Tortellini Florentine Soup

I’m the mommy, not the grandma.

Me and my two little ones.  Having babies later in life is a blessing, of sorts.  I would have been a terrible young mother. Truth be told, when I was young I was self-absorbed, putting myself through college, waiting tables and partying my, very much smaller then, tail off.  No time for babies, or true… Continue reading I’m the mommy, not the grandma.

Old Dog, New trick

So, if I'm labeling myself an old dog, and I'm a female, does that mean I just called myself a bitch?  Well, so be it, the title is fitting.  I mean the new trick part, the other is subjective and could go either way.  I taught myself to crochet! Okay I didn't totally teach myself,… Continue reading Old Dog, New trick

Holiday Gnomes

I was inspired to create these adorable holiday gnomes after researching "gnomes" for my toddler's Halloween costume.   It was the best costume ever!  He was so cute and so are these little gnomes!  Here's what you need: Rice and or dried beans (I use them both)A regular long sockString or yarnRubber bandsFaux furRazor knifeA decorative… Continue reading Holiday Gnomes