What to Expect at a Comic Con

When I started going to comic con-type events, there were only a handful. Most people know the big one - San Diego Comic Con. And if you are in the Southeast, DragonCon is the big destination. Over the last 10 years more and more comic cons have popped up. So much that you can't go … Continue reading What to Expect at a Comic Con

Family Trip to Bryson City, NC with a Beer Stop, Gem Mining, Apple Picking, Sunflowers and a Pumpkin Patch

We had a great trip to the Smoky Mountains last week! We stopped at the Sierra Nevada Brewery on the way there, then went gem mining, visited a farm and pumpkin patch, saw a lot of pretty trees and mountains and went apple picking on the way home. First stop, theĀ Sierra Nevada Brewery! This place … Continue reading Family Trip to Bryson City, NC with a Beer Stop, Gem Mining, Apple Picking, Sunflowers and a Pumpkin Patch

Taco Party with Save the Day Seasonings and Tryazon

Tryazon sent me a great selection of Save the Day Seasonings to throw a little spice sampling get-together. I was going to be on a family vacation at the time and thought it would be fun to make dinner for everyone one night! I decided to do three different style tacos so that we could … Continue reading Taco Party with Save the Day Seasonings and Tryazon

Weekly in Review – A Field Trip, A Road Trip, Meatballs and a Shower Curtain Made for Moms

It was quite a busy week! I started by touring a local paper mill, braved the giant expanse of IKEA for a new chair, went on a road trip to the Smoky Mountains and tried out a cool shower curtain by Summora that has special pockets for your phone and baby monitor. Week in Review … Continue reading Weekly in Review – A Field Trip, A Road Trip, Meatballs and a Shower Curtain Made for Moms

10 Reasons Why There Are So Many Mommy Bloggers

You can't look up a recipe, craft or any kind of parenting advice without stumbling into a "Mommy Blog." There are thousands out there and more added every day. So why are so many women turning to mommy blogging? 1 - You are a mom who blogs - Not necessarily all moms who blog are … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why There Are So Many Mommy Bloggers

Grilled Chicken and Roasted Peppers on Daily Kneads Veggie Flatbread

Daily Kneads sent me a selection of their veggie bread products and after a week of trying to make something with it that my picky three-year-old would eat, I decided to make something nice for my husband and myself for dinner. Nice doesn't always have to be complicated. In fact, sometimes nice is whatever I … Continue reading Grilled Chicken and Roasted Peppers on Daily Kneads Veggie Flatbread

World Mental Health Day and Blogging to Stay Sane

I often joke that I started writing a blog to stay sane through the craziness of parenting, but I think that anyone who writes as therapy knows it's not really a joke. All of it. It's all true. (yes I just quoted Star Wars) Sometimes I feel like people just love categorizing all the things … Continue reading World Mental Health Day and Blogging to Stay Sane

Preparing for our Next Family Adventure: A Cruise

We are getting ready to go on our first cruise with a kid! It's a 10 day trip on Princess Cruise lines and we are going through the Panama Canal. I'm so excited! We haven't been on a cruise in a long time, maybe 10 years or so. The cruise was a gift from Grandma. … Continue reading Preparing for our Next Family Adventure: A Cruise

Week in Review – Coop 303, Moms Night Out, a Day at the Farm and WHODIDS

We had a fun week with two mom events, a much needed date night and trying out a new game. Week in Review Oct. 1 - Oct. 7 Coop 303 - We finally got to try out the newest restaurant in Atlantic Beach, Coop 303. The first time we stopped in there was a two … Continue reading Week in Review – Coop 303, Moms Night Out, a Day at the Farm and WHODIDS

You Know You’re a Mom When – The Day Butt Paste Enters Your Vocabulary

I still remember my baby shower. I was a beautiful affair, filled with friends, food, gifts and Butt Paste. ** I received this product for free from MomsMeet.com in exchange for an honest review and this post contains affiliate links ** Seriously. Gift after gift I would find a tube of Boudreaux's Butt Paste included. … Continue reading You Know You’re a Mom When – The Day Butt Paste Enters Your Vocabulary