My Digital Detox

I didn’t need another gluten free diet or UltraClear detox.  I needed a digital detox.  A virtual cleanse from the Web World.  And, it was an amazing journey. I was checking Facebook status updates every 10 minutes. Checking Instagram photo feeds. Taking pictures of my own, editing, then posting them. Reading blogs. Creating blog posts. Reading NPR news. Looking at…

Happy New Year!

I hope everyone has had a wonderful holiday season! And I want to wish you all a safe and fun New Year! Check back at last year’s fun memory jar project : Memory Jars A few goals and resolutions for 2014: *Publish Children’s Book *More healthy recipes, milestones, and fun craft blog posts! *Create new…

A Coloring Book Adventure

My efforts to distract yet another tantrum led to the making of a coloring book. Backstory My toddler begs to watch Peppa Pig. So much that one time I made the mistake of making it a reward for taking a nap. And now, sleep = Peppa. Television was actually something I did not tolerate for…

“An Unexamined Marriage”

A sort of miracle happened today. I was able to watch my wedding. What you don’t know is that for the past two years, over two years actually, I have tried to watch our wedding DVD’s.  They were in a .mov file format.  I tried watching them on different MAC computers and PC computers.  I tried…

The First Snow

McKinley enjoyed Ohio’s first snowfall of the season. *Made her first snow angel, *Threw snow in the air, *Made footprints everywhere, *Tasted friendly snowflakes, *Rolled around in the snow, and *Threw snowballs! I enjoyed the first snowfall as well. The first snow, Always gorgeous. Smooth and dusted. White, Like Heaven. Angels– Snow angels! Snowmen, snowball…