What do cake, ice-cream and sex have in common?

"OK - enough already!" barked The Hare from the backseat. The Tortoise, The Hare and I were on our way to Dairy Queen. The Tortoise's grumpy disposition had not gone unnoticed, and when prompted, she blamed it on PMS. "What is this PMS thing you keep talking about? It's like you and sissy have some … Continue reading What do cake, ice-cream and sex have in common?

This summer I will plan nothing

Summer seems to plan itself, especially now that the kids are older. Once school is out, our days will be filled with swim practice, soccer practice, gymnastics practice and family vacations. These are all fun and enjoyable activities, but they do consume most of the summer, leaving very little time left for truly lazy days. … Continue reading This summer I will plan nothing

Friday Flip Offs 4/1: Birthdays, Ice-Cream, and Lost Dogs

The most obvious Flip Off must go to my lack of time management and forgetfulness. I wrote this yesterday but then never finished posting it! Last Friday was a very special day at our house. The Tortoise celebrated her 13th birthday with 13 other girls. (I'm not sure when I'm going to stop adhering to … Continue reading Friday Flip Offs 4/1: Birthdays, Ice-Cream, and Lost Dogs

Savory Saturdays: My Mom’s Blueberry Crisp

Fall lands fiercely where I live. The winds started howling yesterday and never really stopped. Just the day before it had been in the mid-70's and today it barely got out of the low 50's. Watching a soccer game while Mother Nature's wet, cold hands slap you across the face a few times is less than enjoyable. … Continue reading Savory Saturdays: My Mom’s Blueberry Crisp