Crossword puzzles are for smart people

I like games, puzzles, and word searches just to name a few.  I have even played Webkinz games and I am freakin’ OLD! I consider myself to be intelligent.  I read books and stuff. What I can’t do is EVER complete an entire crossword puzzle without cheating or asking for occasional help! Tonight during my... Read more »

Music and it's importance in our lives

Music and it's importance in our lives
Sitting in my car today listening to the radio when Same Love by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis came through my speakers. As the song was playing my oldest child said to me,  “I saw the video for this the other day.  It is about people who like the same people.  Like boys that like boys... Read more »

Phone etiquette

Phone etiquette
“Good afternoon, place of where I work, this is Maria, how may I help you?” “I was wondering if I could use your services for personal travel?” ( I am a corporate travel agent, BTW LOVE my job) “Unfortunately not, but I do have a phone number I can provide you with and they will... Read more »
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Overweight in a bathing suit

Overweight in a bathing suit
It was hot Sunday.  The first nice weekend day we have had since summer started.  I knew it before they asked.  I was not looking forward to this day. Each time they had been to pool this year, their sitter had taken them, now they wanted me to take them. How could I tell them... Read more »

Birds and Boobs

Birds and Boobs
For some reason or another, my kids were talking about boobs.  My daughter slipped up and called them birds, which led me to this thought for the day… What if boobs were birds? What kind of bird would your boobs be? Mine would be condors, according to my son, “Because their wing span is so... Read more »

When it's okay to get carded for beer

When it's okay to get carded for beer
Tonight as I put my 12 pack of Miller Lite on the gas station counter, I reached into my purse to grab some money, and said to the man behind the counter “$20.00 on pump 13 please.  It’s that one over there with the handicap sticker on it.”  (I am driving my parents car) “Can... Read more »
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New idea for Father's Day!

New idea for Father's Day!
Last night while I was lying in bed with my husband, he leaned over and whispered, “ya know, uh father’s day is Sunday.  You, uh, think I can go out for a bit?” It took every ounce out of me not to turn around and punch him in the face! Why is Father’s Day different... Read more »

Social media through Grandpa's eyes

Social media through Grandpa's eyes
I am lucky enough to work from home, and today when I went upstairs, to check in on my dad, and see if he needed anything, he asked me if I can show him how to go back to what just flashed across the bottom of the T.V. (rewind our DVR) “Sure dad, no problem”... Read more »

Innapropriate Tattoos For Kids

Innapropriate Tattoos For Kids
A good friend of mine dropped off a bag of stuff at my house yesterday.  Lots of good things for the little monsters over the summer.  Books, tattoos, beads, markers etc. While I was playing chef, at the House of Insanity family restaurant, at 7:30pm, the smallest monster tugging at my shirt says, “mama, can... Read more »
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Weak Body = Weak Mind

By the time he was eight years old, Jason had already participated in soccer, baseball, tae kwon do, football, wrestling, and lacrosse. Jason is a straight A student. Julia is almost eleven.  She played soccer for a season when she was five and had a few years of gymnastics. She does alright in school. Jason... Read more »