Valentines For Ash Wednesday


Humor, Seven Quick Takes

Ash Wednesday/ St. Valentine’s Day/ the Feast of Sts Cyril and Methodius is right around the corner! How about a few more Valentines to help you celebrate the start of Lent with your sweetheart? DONE! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Need more Valentines? Find some HERE and HERE. On Sunday, we leave for […]

02/09/2018

{SQT} Sensible Online Etiquette


Humor, Seven Quick Takes

  Like most folks who spend any time online, I notice that conversations can quickly get out of hand. A simple status or blog post can launch a barrage of angry comments and responses, and pull otherwise sensible people away from their families for longer than they should to argue about something that ultimately doesn’t […]

02/02/2018

How To Achieve The Perfect SAHM Body


Humor, Seven Quick Takes

The gluttony of the holiday season is finally over. Even those hidden packages of clearanced Christmas candy you’d tucked at the back of the pantry are gone. Winter has set in, and hibernating under blankets, extra sweaters and piles of laundry has you feeling as attractive as a walrus. Motivation is at an all time low. […]

01/27/2017

{SQT} Long Live The Queen!


Humor, Seven Quick Takes

I’m writing about the election! No, wait come back! Things aren’t going to get all heated around here, mainly because I have the perfect solution to everyone’s presidential woes. Vote for me! headshot courtesy Rachel Cupps 1. Queen Kelly 2016 Yup, I’m bringing back the monarchy. American style democracy has been nice, but I think […]

09/16/2016

{SQT} Mom-lympics


Humor, Seven Quick Takes

In about a month, the world’s greatest athletes will convene in Rio to compete in the 2016 Olympic Summer Games. I was never much of an athlete growing up, so becoming an Olympian was never on my radar. However, as I matured, I developed a unique set of skills that prepared me to compete on […]

07/01/2016

FINALLY a Fitness Program for Me


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Let’s face it, exercise is unpleasant. It’s like that relative you invite to family gatherings because they’re family and they have to be there, but no one really likes them and everyone is uncomfortable until they leave. We need to excercie, or at the very least, not be completely sedentary. But when do we find […]

05/31/2016

{SQT} Social Media Strategy


Humor, Seven Quick Takes

I’m helping to organize a small regional blogging conference, and in planning, it’s become clear that many bloggers are looking for information on social media; how to grow followers, gain more likes, increase interaction, and generally figure out, what is the point of all this gobbledy gook??   When I’m not sharing blogging tips or parenting advice, […]

05/20/2016