Month: October 2013

{FF} I Get To Run In My Cow Sweater, and a few other things

I’ve run covered in dye, mud and lured by alcohol, but now, I face the greatest 5K of all; 1. The Ugly Sweater Run! Within five minutes of me spotting a half off coupon for the upcoming run in Philly, I was registered. So many of my favorite things rolled into one run; I might Read More

Avoiding Real Housework By Cleaning Up My Feedly

If you’ve eagerly clicked through to see what ensemble I was rocking to Mass this week, please don’t close this tab in anger. Despite selecting a totally hot (in the most Mormon sense of of the word) outfit and wearing it all day in the hopes of taking a picture; didn’t happen. I remember thinking Read More

{SQT} Be Gone Pinterest Envy!

I successfully completed a Pinterest project recently (or maybe I should say my husband completed a Pinterest project for me) and I’m still riding the high. Since signing up for Pinterest, I’ve pinned a bunch of cool ideas and completed several items from my boards with mixed results. I love Pinterest despite the fact that Read More

{p,h,f,r} Overflowing With Books

I’ve mentioned a couple of times to visiting friends that I decorate with books. We have many shelves placed wherever there’s wall space and they’re just bursting with titles. I can’t think of any shelves we have that aren’t spilling over with books as opposed to say, dusty trinkets and collectables. Maybe just the dining Read More

{WIWS} 35K4SMA Style With A Side Of Sickness

I really thought this was going to be the 5K that I enjoyed, that completely changed my mind about running, and convinced me that running is invigorating and rewarding in it’s own right. You see where this is going right? Rewind to Sunday morning. Here I am looking cute in our dirty hallway mirror. Scarf: Read More

{SQT} A Week Of Random Proportions

After another exciting week full of missed trips to the potty, I present my seven quick takes. 1. Thanks to everyone reading and sharing my handicap parking post. It’s been getting some really kind and thoughtful comments as well. I could probably do a whole series of angry handicap posts like, “Dear healthy people filling Read More

Handicapped Parking, Apparently Not Just For The Handicapped Anymore

Dear person with the handicap placard hanging from your rearview window, I see you’ve pulled into the only handicapped spot by this entrance to the Boardwalk. You feel the need to take this spot despite being healthy enough to get out of your car, change into a wetsuit, grab a surfboard and carry it unassisted Read More

{SQT} Of The Divine Nature

Coming back to Quick Takes after a few weeks off, with all the fanfare befitting a deity, because; 1. The older kids were way too quick in correcting him. I should’ve been allowed to enjoy my immortal status a bit longer. Oh wait I can because, BOOM, nectar of the gods! 2. Okay, now before Read More

Positions To Fill; Apply At Your Own Risk

I like to think that I’m a fun mom more than half of the time. The rest of the time, I like to think life in this house is still better that a Dickens novel. I work hard at what I do and after eleven years as a mom, I feel I’ve finally got my Read More

Taking A Pit Stop Along The Way

Welcome to everyone stopping by from! I’m flattered to be a part of the Small Steps Blog Tour for Day 9, Diligence. If this is your first visit, feel free to read some of my popular posts listed on the left or explore my categories and archives. If you’ve got some questions about Spinal Muscular Read More

Happy Birthday Teddy

Sorry kids, only Teddy gets the dedicated photo collage birthday post. Maybe for Halloween I’ll share his horrendous birth story. Until then, enjoy these photos of our baby who arrived six weeks early and continues to amaze us everyday. And do I intend to be snapping pictures of my 18 year old holding a baby Read More

{WIWS} The Most Clothes Any Woman Was Sporting On Campus

Just a recap of the usual Sunday fashion with a side of head wounds thrown in. My head wounds, which is what makes them unusual. I’m sporting two, which is typically the minimum for one or all of the boys in the house. But despite clocking the corner of the microwave door and scraping my Read More

{p,h,f,r} Just Another Day In The Life

It’s been one year since a nurse last set foot inside my house. Many times since then, I’ve prayed for the return of nursing care, but according to all insurance guidelines, Fulton is just too healthy to need the assistance. I’ve modified our school days, tried to be consistent in my daily routine and just Read More

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