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Mardi Gras Nostalgia

My mother sent me a King Cake!!!  Oh the joys of yummy goodness!  I think my friends have concluded that I’ve lost my mind, since I went ga ga over a ring of bread […]

Christmas: Expectation vs. Reality

Typically, I pride myself on being fairly realistic about things. My expectations are generally on par with what actually happens. But, sometimes, my expectations turn into one big fat fail. […]

Deployment Sucks

So, deployment sucks. My husband left for one recently, and it’s already burning a hole in my life. As a Navy family, we’ve been through deployments before, but this is […]


Hey guys! So this has been a totally crazy week for me. My husband got home from a mini-deployment, and we’ve been spending a lot of extra time with the […]

#BlogFlash2013 Day 20: Education

Day 20: Education Whoever says that children don’t learn through play is a liar.  A big fat liar.  Today, my son caught three fish by making a “minnow trap” in […]

#BlogFlash2013 Day 18: Money

Day 18:  Money Have you ever made a list of things you would buy if you had lots of money?  I did the other day.  We recently got a financial […]

#BlogFlash2013 Day 17: Water

Day 17: Water It rained the entire weekend.  It rained, and it rained, and it rained.  At first I was totally jazzed.  A real thunderstorm!  After all these months stuck […]

#BlogFlash2013 Day 16: Community

Day 16: Community When it comes to raising children, they say it takes a village.  I grew up as an only child, and my “village” was rather small.  I didn’t […]

#BlogFlash2013 Day 6: Island

Day 6: Island I need an island. An island I can teleport to whenever I like. There are no children allowed. In fact, no one is allowed there but me. […]

#BlogFlash2013 Day 5: Health

  Day 5: Health: Oops, busted.  Today is very much the wrong day for this topic.  I’m drinking a Java Monster as I type this, I had a Boost protein […]