Yes, you read the title correctly. I am glad my daughter didn’t listen to me when it came to all the ‘sage and safe’advice I gave her about real estate. Devon declared she wanted to be a hairdresser when she was younger. I told her that was a great career but that she needed her… Continue reading I’m Glad My Daughter Didn’t Listen to Me
A few years ago, I ran out of ideas for birthday parties that the girls would enjoy. We’ve done the character visits, the bounce houses, the trips to Chuck E. Cheese’s and Dave and Busters. We drove a few friends to Disneyland and Boomer’s. We have done everything there is to do on a birthday… Continue reading What is a ‘Deconstructed Party Bag?’ and Why Should You Do It Yearly?
I’m not a huge believer in New Year’s resolutions because I’m not sure I’ve followed through on any one of them longer than a month, and that was a really long time for me. In case you haven’t noticed, I don’t have much of an attention span, and certainly have a hard time following through… Continue reading Happy New Year–2017
A few months ago, while on a family vacation in Washington, DC, my mom sent a text and asked, “I thought you were in DC.” I replied that I was but I wasn’t posting pictures because my oldest daughter was staying in our house alone and I didn’t want to advertise that the majority of… Continue reading Why You Should Wait to Share Vacation Photos on Facebook
Despite the numerous setbacks for the week, I managed to take a picture every single day except one, and the one day had a very good reason. I had to get an MRI of my neck, and because I am incredibly claustrophobic, I was heavily drugged. There were no pictures taken on Thursday that I… Continue reading Photographer for a Month: Week 1
Easter is one of those holidays in which we have a family tradition we follow religiously. We don’t have yearly traditions for all holidays but for many we do, and Easter is one of them. We don’t partake in the Elf on the Shelf thing for Christmas (thank goodness–it’s bad enough seeing the mischief the… Continue reading The Last Easter Egg Hunt
A walk down memory lane…I am going through all the unpublished posts I have to see if anything started and not finished is worth looking at again. This post was written so long ago that my youngest daughter is already in high school. I think this is from when she was in third or fourth… Continue reading Poem Written 2 Minutes Before School