Happy Blogiversary to Me!

Today is my four year blogiversary!!!!!! *throws confetti* *cuts the cake* That’s right – four years ago today, I started this blog. It was just a wee little blog over on Blogger, started simply as a way to keep a visual record of my growing family (because I’m crap at keeping up with the baby [Read On]

Lists and Goals and Randomness

  Isn’t she the cutest stinkin’ thing you ever saw? Where was I??? * * * I like lists. Lists are good. To-do lists? LOVE them. I love the feeling when I can check things off. Completion. Satisfaction. Success. Do you know what I don’t like? Resolutions – I rarely keep them, and then I [Read On]

Cybermummy 2011 Meet and Greet

Hi everyone!! Reading all of my friend’s blog posts and tweets about BlogHer, Blissdom and Type-A-Mom with longing (and knowing I couldn’t it to any of them again), I was thrilled to learn about Cybermummy — and I’m beyond excited to be hopping the train to London in June. Many thanks to Carly at Mummy’s Shoes [Read On]

Redemption in the form of a little Knight

Today is World Book Day, which means (if you are a parent) that you have likely spent last night the past few days scrambling around trying to find some sort of costume to reflect a character from your child’s chosen book. While I am a book lover, I suck at creating costumes. The mention of [Read On]

A Favorite Gift

On a recent “Fill in the Blank Friday” post, one blank asked about my favorite gift. It’s always difficult to pick ONE favorite – I have many, favorites for different reasons. This one, however, I will hold onto for as long as I can. It’s pretty special to me. Pea made this for me when [Read On]

Make Me Laugh Monday: Little Buddha

As I mentioned yesterday, we took my parents into London for a few days sightseeing before they returned to the U.S.   I love museums, and the kids were keen on seeing some mummies, so we went to the British Museum. Of course, none of my previous visits the British museum had been on a Sunday. [Read On]

When I grow up, I want to be….

Boo has been talking about farming. A lot. As in, incessantly. When HE grows up, he is going to farm here in Wales with his buddy, G. (The only boy I know who is as John Deere tractor-crazy as my boy.) This is a big change from being a rock star when he grows up [Read On]

25 Thoughts for Tuesday

I was cleaning out my in-box (yes, it is a veritable disaster) and came across this forward. I’m sure it was a chain letter at some point, author unknown (kudos to the original author, as they are lovely), but I saved it because it contained really great advice – the common sense kind that we [Read On]