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!
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
Last weekend I grabbed a friend, we loaded up the kids, and took a road trip to Gainesville to check out the 15th Annual Florida Bat Festival at the Lubee Bat Conservancy. I've been seeing ads for this bat festival for a few years and always wanted to go. I'm a fan of bats. They're … Continue reading Florida Bat Festival at Lubee Bat Conservancy
Shortly after my son was born, Pokémon GO became a thing. So of course I downloaded it, chose my team and gave it a try. I tossed my poke balls and played for about 10 minutes before my newborn son started crying and needed a feeding or diaper change or something that was a million … Continue reading Pokémon GO: A Little Late but Now I Gotta Catch ‘Em All
Tiger Tail has a delicious line of mustard and fusion BBQ sauces that taste great as a sauce, or as a condiment. When they contacted me about doing a recipe post, I wanted to create something a little different and incorporate their sauce into one of my favorite recipes and give it a new twist. … Continue reading Country Style Ribs with Tiger Tail Sauce
When Pinterest first came out, I thought it was a great place to find and collect cool photos of things and inspiration. I created boards like "Hair Color Ideas" or "House Inspiration" and they were filled with pretty photos I could easily glance at while looking over the board. Fast forward to a few years … Continue reading Mommy Bloggers Ruined Pinterest
This week a book publisher contacted me after reading my blog. She was very interested and suggested possibly writing a children's book. Since I have been working on a book about my IVF experience and this would be a great way to get my foot in the door, I was totally doing the happy dance … Continue reading Is Hybrid Publishing My Best Option?
The mystery of the 13th ghost is finally revealed in the new Scooby-Doo full-length animated film, Scooby-Doo! And the Curse of the 13th Ghost, now available on Digital and DVD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Keep reading for our movie night experience and a fun kids activity to go with the movie!
I spent about an hour on Saturday rearranging and adding new categories. This blog is a constant, always morphing project, so each time I find a little more focus I like to rearrange and fine-tune my categories. I was inspired Geek of the Week GeekMomLife and figured it was time to bring a little more "geek" … Continue reading Bring in the Geek
After a total Halloween and Christmas candy overload, this year I wanted to make my son Valentine cards that didn't have any sweets with them. Relatively cheap and easy were also at the top of my requirement list, so after a quick Google search, Play-Doh looked like a fun way to go. (*Warning: there will be … Continue reading Two Easy Ways to Make Play-Doh Valentines