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He Said, She Said: How To Kill Your Husband

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        {You know all those funny and/or stupid little moments that happen in every marriage but nobody ever talks about? Well welcome to He Said, She Said: True Stories where I give you an unprecedented glimpse inside the marital dysfunction. You are welcome.}       Setting the Scene: I record a [Read More]



If We Had A Coffee Date

If we had a morning coffee date this week at my house the first thing you would see when you came in the front door is the Little People slash Imaginext castle village that the little kids built and played with all weekend. I haven’t had the time to clean it all up and even [Read More]



6 Reasons I Love Spring Break

Yesterday started our week of Spring Break and I am so excited. No really, I’m so ready! I remember when all my kids were little and Spring Break seemed like an albatross around my neck. Entertain all the little kids for a week? Oy. But now that they are all getting older? Spring Break rocks.  [Read More]



The Morning Car Line Is Bad For My Health

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Let’s talk about the absurdity of the morning car drop off line at my little kid’s school for a moment, shall we? More specifically, let’s talk about how it’s really bad for my health. Even more specifically, my blood pressure. I have an admittedly low tolerance for idiots and inconsiderate jerks. Unfortunately the morning car [Read More]



Putting The Spring In My Clean

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Once the weather warms up around here I start to feel the itch to clean and purge. It happens every year and I can’t even explain it. I can’t sit still, I can’t focus on anything else, I feel like I have ants in my pants. I need to purge and organize all the things. [Read More]



He Said, She Said: Selective Blindness

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        {You know all those funny and/or stupid little moments that happen in every marriage but nobody ever talks about? Well welcome to He Said, She Said: True Stories where I give you an unprecedented glimpse inside the marital dysfunction. You are welcome.}       Setting the Scene: Matt has what [Read More]



Getting The Jump On Spring Cleaning

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         Preparations for Spring are in full force around my house, despite the fact that winter seems to want to hang around a lot longer than I deem necessary this year. I saw my first Daffodil flower a few days ago, so clearly Spring is coming. The trees are in full bloom, [Read More]



Finding Fun Activities For Kids On Pinterest

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    Finding fun ideas to keep my kids entertained during the last little bit of winter has become a full time job for me. I would like to keep them from watching hours of shows on their tablets or playing mindless video games all day. The kids are tired of pretty much every toy [Read More]



The Messier Side of Life

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Clorox.       Life is messy. And when you have 5 kids, life can get really really messy. I never know exactly what messes I’m going to be cleaning up on any given day but I do know that I will be cleaning [Read More]



250 Books In 365 Days: Books I Loved In March

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    So I’m still going strong on my mission to read 250 books in 365 days. I read a lot in February- face it there’s not a whole lot to do when you are stuck inside for multiple snow days. You can only watch so many kid shows before you start to develop a [Read More]