When Businesses Do a Little Extra

In an age where customer service often seems to be a lost art, businesses that take the time to do something a little extra always get my attention. This Christmas season, three people/businesses stood out by taking an extra step to send a personal connection: The Short Story Book Club, The Switcheroo Kangaroo and Wild … Continue reading When Businesses Do a Little Extra

Good Friends Can Be Better than Xanax

I got to go to dinner recently with a couple of good friends that I've known for 25 years! We used to be crazy raver kids that danced until dawn, and now I have a kid and have to get home early so I can wake up at dawn. Times sure have changed, but our … Continue reading Good Friends Can Be Better than Xanax

Welcome to 2020! Now Get Back to Work

I'm finally home from all my Christmas travels and getting the ball rolling again on all the blog stuff. I took a little blogging and social media break for a couple weeks at the end of the year so I could just enjoy the holidays. I have some cleaning up and rearranging planned for the … Continue reading Welcome to 2020! Now Get Back to Work

The Christmas Cards that Never Arrived

A few weeks ago I did a post asking people to send me Christmas cards. I deleted it after less than a week because I ran across a couple of other card requests and I felt like those people might need them a little bit more. In the end, I got NO CARDS AT ALL, … Continue reading The Christmas Cards that Never Arrived

Going On Christmas Break, Goodbye 2019

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I think this will be my last post for 2019, unless I feel like I absolutely have to write something. I don't want any deadlines or work stuff looming over my head for the holidays. It's time to get offline and enjoy the moment. Or just be able to … Continue reading Going On Christmas Break, Goodbye 2019

Preschool Pressure: When Your Child Scores Below Expectations

I was a nerdy, book-loving, honor roll student, and I always imagined if I had kids, they would be too. So the day my son's first preschool assessment arrived in the mail and that crummy little chart revealed he scored "Below Expectations" in Every Single Area, it came as such a crushing blow that I … Continue reading Preschool Pressure: When Your Child Scores Below Expectations

Breath of the Wild Breathes Some Life into an Older Gamer

After avoiding buying Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for nearly a year, I finally succumbed to temptation and bought the game last week. I was avoiding it for my own good, since we have a history. One that started in 1987 when I went on my first quest and became completely obsessed with … Continue reading Breath of the Wild Breathes Some Life into an Older Gamer

Race with Ryan Game Review and Giveaway

We were provided with a free download of Race with Ryan for review and will be giving away a free copy to one lucky winner right before Christmas! The game is currently available on all platforms, and we tested out the version for PS4. It got the official thumbs-up review from my four-year-old son. Race … Continue reading Race with Ryan Game Review and Giveaway

Keane Interest: Christmas Cards, Polar Express, a Gingerbread House and GWITR Squishies

We are keeping up with the Christmas activity theme this week with a visit to see Santa, a Polar Express event at the beach, another tree lighting, a gingerbread house making and wrapping up with cool little squishies by GWITR that would make cute stocking stuffers. Christmas Cards done early! I got my Christmas cards … Continue reading Keane Interest: Christmas Cards, Polar Express, a Gingerbread House and GWITR Squishies