Earth Shoes for Spring!


One of the best parts about having two teenaged daughters is having shopping buddies. They both have great personal style that is obviously not inherited. They are good with prints and mixing things up. I’d wear monochromatic knits every day if it were up to me. I like comfort! My younger daughter helps me pull together outfits when I have to dress up, and she always does a million times better … [Read more...]

What’s Toxic in Your Life?


I’m working with Seventh Generation and Mom Bloggers for Social Good to bring you information about the #fighttoxins initiative you might be interested in. I’m receiving monetary compensation, but I’m not required to write anything in particular and all opinions are mine. I’ve spent the last 23 years protecting my kids. Without being a hover mother, I’ve kept them from falling out windows, … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier


Captain America: The Winter Soldier is in theaters starting Friday, April 4. The sequel to Captain America: The First Avenger is even better than the first. Quick Summary In CA:TWS, Steve Rogers is living in Washington, D.C. He meets fellow veteran Sam Wilson, a counselor for the Veterans Administration who helps young vets with PTSD. Their meet-cute is interrupted by the arrival of Natasha … [Read more...]

Review of Mr Clean Liquid Muscle


I was sent Mr. Clean Liquid Muscle multi-purpose cleaner by SheSpeaks to try out. No other compensation was received and I am not required to write anything specific. Bathrooms are a conundrum. I like them to be spotlessly clean, but to get them clean you have to touch gross stuff. I’m convinced my family is either visually impaired or has something wrong with their olfactory systems. Because … [Read more...]

Looking Ahead


Next week is my birthday, and I’m pretty excited about it. I love my March birthday because it almost always coincides with real spring arriving. My birthday present from nature is always flowers. The house I grew up in has dozens of different kinds of daffodils, irises and tulips planted by the first owner of the house. The flowers have bloomed and thrived since she planted them in the early … [Read more...]