Bake it Happen for Breast Cancer Research

I recently had a discussion with my daughters about friendship.  It’s hard to explain to an 11 year-old that friendships ebb and flow, and more importantly, that if you keep your heart open you will continue to make new friends throughout your life. Some of your friends will stick.  Some won’t.  And that’s okay.  It […]

Moms Gone Wild-ish: Taking Time Out to Celebrate with Friends (with $100 Giveaway)

This post is sponsored by Serve from American Express. Sign up for Serve and receive $10 credit towards your first use. Comment below within the next 7 days for your chance to win an extra $100 credit to your account! This past year has been crazy for me.  It’s been full of amazing opportunities like […]

Wordless Wednesday – Truly Golden Girls

My grandma (with my daughter on lap) & Charlotte This past week my grandmother lost her best friend of almost 75 years, Charlotte.  They met their first week of college and were fast friends ever since.  This is them at my grandmother’s 90th bday party just 3 1/2 years ago.  Charlotte was funny, loyal, an […]

What’s In Your Friend’s Grocery Cart?

When I head to the grocery store I have a few lists – my mental list, my husband’s written down list of things he’s noticed we need, and lastly my subconscious list that gets triggered as I walk the aisles (or depending on how hungry and/or PMS I am the evil list that somehow throws […]