Archive for July 2010

Bittersweet Memories

The last time we were all together.
If you’ve been reading my entries for the last six months or so, by now you should be aware that I usually link my articles with a recipe.  It is very much like the book “Like Water for Chocolate” without the sex parts, since this is a very PG blog!  Well, just the other day... Read more »

What I will miss about a baby

Presentation at church.
Although I haven’t been very productive this summer, there is one thing I have been doing.  I have been getting my baby furniture together to give away.  Since, we have decided on no more children, I don’t want to have all this extra furniture taking up space.  As I was gathering these things I got a... Read more »

DINA MANZO'S INTERVIEW PODCAST: The Real Housewives of New Jersey

My previous blog > “CELEBRITY PHOTOS: “The Winner’s Circle” Gala Dinner” We just wrapped our interview with Dina Manzo from The Real Housewives of New Jersey; she couldn’t have been nicer. We covered it all and she also mentioned some secret project that she’s been working on with the other housewives… Hmmm. What could it be?!?  If... Read more »
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The Real Housewives of New Jersey: DINA MANZO Is Our Guest

The ladies of “Ay, Mama!” are excited to welcome DINA MANZO from The Real Housewives of New Jersey as their guest on today’s radio show. We’ll be talking all things “Housewives”, including whether or not she’ll make an appearance on the Bravo Reunion show.  Click the link below and tune in. “Ay, Mama!” Radio Show, ThursdayJuly 29th at 2:00PM CST ... Read more »

Patience: Where Can I Buy Some?

Patience:  Where Can I Buy Some?
A conversation with Cooper… Cooper:           Can we go to the park? Lisa:                Sure. Let’s get our shoes on. (Cooper continues to play) Lisa:                Cooper, please put your shoes on. (Cooper continues to play) Lisa:                Cooper, PLEASE put your shoes on. Cooper:           Why? Lisa:                Because we are going to the park. Cooper:           Why are we going... Read more »

The Real Housewives of New Jersey: DINA MANZO

The ladies of “Ay, Mama!” are excited to welcome DINA MANZO from The Real Housewives of New Jersey as their guest on tomorrow’s radio show. We’ll be talking all things “Housewives”, including whether or not she’ll make an appearance on the Bravo Reunion show.  Click the link below and tune in. “Ay, Mama!” Radio Show, ThursdayJuly 29th at 2:00PM CST ... Read more »
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A clothing diet

This has been one of my summer jackets. This J Lee Silver jacket almost made the cut, but it wouldn't go with the graphic tee. So the hell with the diet, I need more than 6 items to survive. Thankfully, I can blame it on my job! What are you going to blame it on?
It’s a challenge that I can only pretend to take. Pick six articles of clothing and make do with them for a month. I read about it in this article: Shoppers on a “Diet” Tame the Urge to Buy.  Apparently, there is a growing movement on the web encouraging people to shop less and just... Read more »

Ay Mama! Radio Show -- Today at 2pm

If you love what you read on Ay Mama! now you can listen to us live on the web. Our next radio show will be today, Thursday July 22nd at 2PM (CST).  Come check us out. at  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ay-mama. The Ay, Mama! Ladies

Being Their Own Person

Sometimes I forget that my sons are individuals and not clones of each other.  It’s pretty cool how they are both developing their own personalities.  Cooper and Cole have their own ideas of what they like and dislike, but unfortunately in most situations, they are very different.   Here are some examples:   Fireworks:  Cooper hates fireworks.  He... Read more »
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Summer is half over. What have I done?

As a teacher, I look forward to the summer so I can refresh and prepare for the next school year and to organize my home and life (closets, doctor appointments, etc.)  I usually take the first week on a slow pace to get away from all the stress.  Then I begin to organize closets, drawers,... Read more »