Out of the mouth of my babe

Kendall’s entered a new, magical phase. One where he chatters and talks in a language I can, most of the time, understand. It’s remarkable. “Momma, read sounds,” means he wants me to read his book where I ask him what sound each picture makes. “Momma, nigh night cookie,” means he wants me to lay my […]

#helpSam update

WOW. WOW. WOW. I really don’t know what else to say. You know that $1,000 goal? Hah! Smashed that in HOURS. In fact, after I posted about the fundraiser I took Kendall out to enjoy some Chick Fil A, and by the time we got home a couple hours later there was already $600+ in […]

Sometimes a girl just needs a margarita


It’s been a long day, at the end of a long week. Frankly, it’s been a long few weeks. The heat is here, summer is upon us, and this girl wants a margarita. This girl NEEDS a margarita. Just something citrusy and tangy, tart and sweet, on the rocks with salt. Something that says relax, […]

Meet Baby Sam

baby sam

At the beginning of April, 2010, when Sam was just 4 months old, he had surgery to remove a lump from his scrotum. On April 13th he was diagnosed with Stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma and given a 30% cure rate. I learned of Sam’s story through friends who frequent one of the boards on […]