Yearly Archives: 2010


Night 1 of Our Child Free Staycation- I Admit I’m Panicking A Bit

My mother raised three children to adulthood, my mother kept all three of us alive, my mother is a more than capable caregiver….View full post »


10 Weeks Left, Let the Real Pregnancy Fun Begin

Sorry for the lack of posts around here this week. I’m on another one of those “vacations,” visiting family, chasing myView full post »


Bum Genius 4.0 PRINTS Are Here!! Come and See!

It’s no secret that I’m a huge, huge fan of bumGenius cloth diapers. From the time I saw them while pregnant with Kendall, theyView full post »


It’s Peanut Butter Jelly Time!

The painting is done! I love, love, love the colors and how it turned out. Scott did such an amazing job. He’s such aView full post »


My Minivan Meltdown

My husband was out of town for business this last week, as is the case sort of frequently. I usually hold my own alright. I used toView full post »


Spooky Spider Hands Mommy & Me Shirts

It’s September 30th, one day away from October, which means Halloween is close enough to get excited about. And I am. I’mView full post »


One of My Favorite Toddler Things

I have an addiction… to diaper bags… mainly, to Petunia Pickle Bottom diaper bags. It started with a gorgeous brocadeView full post »


Back To Basics- DIY Paper Planner

I had every intention of organizing my life digitally, to fit all the details of my appointments, play dates, to-dos and tasks within theView full post »


You Might Be In The Third Trimester If…

You might be in the third trimester if you have to employ one of the following techniques to groom your bikini line- 3rd person waxing,View full post »


Let the (Sewing) Games Begin!

A.K.A. I’m About To Embark On the Ridiculous and Possibly Unachievable Task of Sewing Nearly Everything For My Baby’s Nursery.View full post »


Just A Few More Minutes, And I Would Have Made It…

Without snapping before naptime. I would have made it a whole half a day without losing my shit. I woke up purposefully positive today, onView full post »


Love Me A Good Deal, Don’t You?

As a one income family, we have a limited budget to work with, that should come as no surprise. I can’t stand to sit around the houseView full post »


Baby, My Baby, You Will Be Big Someday… Soon

He’s spent many hours staring out our front windows over the last 2 years, watching the neighborhood kids run up and down theView full post »


If This Were A Movie, You’d Tell Me to Run

It seems my child is developing quite the imagination. It started innocently enough- pretend snoring while laying on our bed, pretending toView full post »


A Nursery Decor S.O.S.

I am 25 weeks pregnant. 25 weeks! I wish I could explain how different my perception of time is this time around. I guess that parentingView full post »


Stay At Home Mom Guilt

I’m having a feel-sorry-for-myself  day. A day when I can’t help but wonder if I made the right choices, if me staying home wasView full post »


Self Admitted Pregnancy Psychosis

The following is coming from a psychotic, hormonal, emotional, state of rage and annoyance. I acknowledge that I’m being completelyView full post »


Pretty In Pink… or Purple, Penis Still Intact

This morning I was DE-LIGHTED to see offering the fantabulous, super-awesome, life saving, colic soothing Miracle BlanketView full post »


LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE!! Consignment Style

I’d been counting down the days until yesterday for months. It was the BIG SHOW, the MAIN EVENT, the SUPER BOWL FOR MOMS… itView full post »


Because, Apparently, A Name Can Determine Future Dental Hygiene

My least favorite part of bringing a new life into this world? Not sure, but naming them is in the running. It goes a little something likeView full post »


Potty Training Progress Report

“Get used to it now, your life will revolve around pee and poop for most of the foreseeable future. And let me just say, newborn poopView full post »


I Did A Little Decorating Today

Despite the fact that the man promised me I would maintain full control over the temperature of the house throughout the duration of theView full post »


In 18 Weeks(ish)

In 18 weeks I’m going to have another baby. In 18 weeks I’m going to be a “mother of 2.” In 18 weeks my breasts areView full post »


Saying Goodbye to Being A Boy Mom

I’ve mentioned here before, and I’ve certainly stated to my friends and family (back before I found out we were having a girl)View full post »


Let’s Fantasize About Fall

I could use a little reality escape from this heat (by the way, just got back from the pool where we waded around in 90 degree water andView full post »


Satan’s Playground

Allow me to be dramatic. Like you have a choice. Like you EVER have a choice. It is so hot here I want to curl up and stuff myself in theView full post »


Some Notes For Next Year- my FINAL #blogher10 post

I promise. I just want to get some things down before I forget them next year, mainly for myself, but also for those of you thinking aboutView full post »


For Funsies- 1/2 Way There Belly Pic

Consider this a Tuesday bonus, or an early Wordless Wednesday (although the real Wednesday isn’t looking to be all that wordless if IView full post »


I Was Inspired, Laughed Harder and Sprayed My Boobs Pink- #blogher10 recap 2

Day 2 of the conference was tough to get going for. The minimal sleep and non-existent naps really caught up to me. So Mandy and I headedView full post »


I Learned, I Laughed, I Wore Tulle- #blogher10 recap part 1

I’m home! Okay, I say that as if I just walked in the door, but I’ve been here since yesterday evening. However, my brain?View full post »


Signing Off and Heading Out to Blogher!

I had every intention of getting a potty training progress report up for you all before I called it quits for the week on here, butView full post »


The Importance of Being Cute

As a mother of a 2 year old, when people say things to me like, “Isn’t this such a special time?” or, “These areView full post »


What Home Means To Me

I’ve got another guest post up over at Joanna’s blog, Raising Madison, today. It’s all about what home means to me.View full post »


Karma is Cracking Her Knuckles

And getting ready to BRING IT. All the drama, the boyfriends, the prom dresses, the makeup, the bad hair day meltdowns, the slammed doors,View full post »


What Will Baby BBQ Be?

Okay, I find it KUH-RAZY that I’m 18 weeks and 1 day pregnant already. What. The. Hell? The second half of this pregnancy is SIMPLYView full post »