The Question that Made Me Put Up a Christmas Tree

Since my husband is deployed, I wasn't planning on putting a up a Christmas tree this year. It's a lot of work for one person to go buy and set up a real tree, and buying a big fake one seemed like a waste because we usually get a real one. Also I wasn't feeling … Continue reading The Question that Made Me Put Up a Christmas Tree

10 Fun Stocking Stuffers for Kids

In my Christmas experience, stocking stuffers are sometimes overlooked or just filled with random last minute things picked up at the dollar store. One year my mom put in grapefruits from our tree outside. This really lowered my stocking expectations to the point where sometimes I forget about them. But not anymore! Starting our own … Continue reading 10 Fun Stocking Stuffers for Kids

Happy Thanksgiving!

The holidays are officially here and with it I'll be taking some blogging breaks. Unless of course the holidays drive me crazy and I feel the need to soothe myself by writing. I have a few posts in the works, including a Geeky Holiday Gift Guide and maybe a new Keane Interest wrap-up post. But … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

Keane Interest: Avocado Toast, a GoRuck Patch, Christmas Decor and a Geeky Gift Guide

This past week I finally tried avocado toast, earned my first GoRuck patch, discovered Christmas cheer at the dollar store and made plans for a Geeky Gift Guide. Brunch at ABBQ Meat & Drink I finally got in on the avocado toast fad with a delicious offering from ABBQ's new brunch menu. They don't skimp … Continue reading Keane Interest: Avocado Toast, a GoRuck Patch, Christmas Decor and a Geeky Gift Guide

Blogging and Social: Choosing Quality Over Quantity

I haven't been blogging and posting as much as lately. I've just been busy with life and not feeling the urge to share every detail. Unfortunately it seems in the world of social media, overshare is the norm and an expected part of being an "influencer" even if I am reluctant to call myself that. … Continue reading Blogging and Social: Choosing Quality Over Quantity

If It’s Dark at 5:30, Can We All Go to Bed Now?

The end of Daylight Saving Time has come, clocks were set back and suddenly it's nighttime at 5:30. This is great news for anyone with a small child that insists baths are for when it gets dark, and can't tell time yet so they have no idea you are getting them ready for bed hours … Continue reading If It’s Dark at 5:30, Can We All Go to Bed Now?

Making Happy Halloween Memories

My very first Halloween memory is from around 3-years-old, when my mom took the clothes off a giant doll and dressed me as Raggedy Ann. We went around the neighborhood trick-or-treating and when one house turned off its lights and wasn't quite in the Halloween spirit, my mom picked me up, handed me a bar … Continue reading Making Happy Halloween Memories

Under Cyber Attack: Subscribed to Thousands of E-mail Lists

A few days ago I thought I was being pranked when a bunch of random subscription notices started showing up. Then it became a flood of messages, at least 10 every minute. I suspected some kind of cyber attack and immediately turned to Google, where I discovered I was experiencing a Denial of Service Attack … Continue reading Under Cyber Attack: Subscribed to Thousands of E-mail Lists

Keane Interest: WasabiCon, 10/Six Grille, It’s Fall Y’all and Inspirational Shirts for Kids

This past week we went to WasabiCon, had lunch at the new 10/Six Grille, enjoyed the cooler weather and tried out cute inspirational shirts for kids from IWillBeWhatIsee.com. WasabiCon 2019 The con was packed when we arrived on Saturday! Try as I might, my little sidekick refused to dress up at all. This was the … Continue reading Keane Interest: WasabiCon, 10/Six Grille, It’s Fall Y’all and Inspirational Shirts for Kids