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Here’s What I Know, Life is Short and Life is Long

Woman with young boy and young girl blowing out birthday candles

As I round the corner into my mid-thirties, I know for certain there is so much I don’t know about life yet. But I’ve also taken enough trips around the sun to pick up a thing or two. Here’s the Read more…


Heartfelt and Inspiring Books For Moms By Moms

“Today in an auditorium full of parents my son scanned the room looking for me. When he saw me his face lit up the room. He wasn’t looking for the perfect parent. He was looking for his mom. Don’t ever Read more…


Paying Forward an Extra-Ordinary Birthday

Paying forward an extra-ordinary birthday - a birthday gift for homeless children. #givingback #payitforward #birthdayparty

Donate to Extra-Ordinary Birthdays to Help Homeless Children Birthday parties have always been a given to me. A privileged given. Growing up our birthdays were a big deal, and there was always a party. Hawaiian Luaus, pool parties, tea parties, Read more…


The Ultimate Galentine’s Day Gift Guide for the Ann Perkins in Your Life

Galentine's Day Gifts for the Ann Perkins in Your Life #galentinesday #giftideas #galentines

GALENTINE’S DAY GIFTS FIT FOR A POETIC NOBLE LAND MERMAID If you are a fan of the late, great NBC hit show Parks & Recreaction, then you are familiar with Galentine’s Day. Only the greatest holiday of the year. If you’re Read more…


Hey Mom. Say Cheese.

Mom Say Cheese

Moms are usually behind the camera. They are the ones capturing memories for photo albums, making sure the kids have documentation of the time they were thrilled to see that Santa could indeed make a yellow unicorn. Documenting first days Read more…


A New Year’s Wish From Tuck Everlasting

Tuck Everlasting Resolution - New Year's Resolution about a lived life and going after hard things.

WHAT TUCK EVERLASTING TAUGHT ME ABOUT GOALS “Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever, you just have to live.” ― Natalie Babbitt I was in the fifth grade and Mrs Fitch was Read more…


I Lysoled the Christmas Tree

THE TRADITIONAL CHRISTMAS CRAZY EYES In an act of pure desperation I sprayed Lysol on our Christmas tree this week. It wasn’t even pine scented. Jingle (Cough) Jingle (Sneeze) It all started the week after Thanksgiving when I got really Read more…