Easter Shenanigans

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This weekend was a fun one for our family. *Much thanks to my brother in-law for the photos and video! Thursday evening we packed all of our little creatures (two dogs, two kids) into the car and…

Megabus Adventures

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This past weekend I embarked on a new adventure: The Megabus.  The Megabus is kind of what it sounds like. A huge bus that takes you places. It travels back and forth between Kansas City, Columbia, St.…

Video Bloopers: Why Shred Your Own Cheese?

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In case you missed it, yesterday I shared Three reasons why you should shred cheese at home. If you read it, you know that in the post I share a little video of how to shred cheese using a food processor.…

Confessions: My Daughter Head-Butted Me in Public

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This post offers no great parenting advice. It offers no book recommendations. It offers no gospel-centered lesson on parenting. No, this post is simply going out to those who have a youngster who is pushing…

Confessions: My Family Has a Thing for Costumes

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Once upon a time, I might have been the Easter Bunny mascot at our Country Club Easter Egg Hunt. True story. Sorry, no pictures of that but you can let your imagination run wild. This was just the beginning…

Confessions: Ultrasonic Scalers, Dog Bowls and Fruit Flies

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I had to convince myself to not cry at the dentist. Got my teeth cleaned a few days ago. I'm pretty good about going to the dentist regularly. This even surprises me because there is one part of the cleaning…

Confessions: Tomatoes, Little Dogs and the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Sometimes I get into blog mode and feel like I can only write about helpful things--things that someone will want to pin or share. Recipes, crafts, book reviews and kid ideas are all great. And, probably…