DIY Marshmallow Shooter

How to make a marshmallow shooter from PVC pipe

I’m still coming to terms with the fact that I have a teen and tween.   News Flash:  They aren’t babies anymore.   I get it.  I get it. What was fun for twelve years is now boring.  They are stretching me.  Causing me to be creative in a different way.  I’m actually pretty good [...]

What’s Black & White and Pink all over?


My baby is growing up and I’m not really sure if I like it.  That’s the truth. She thought her yellow room, full of pastels and fluff, was too babyish. But there were butterflies flying on her walls! I didn’t care if she had her flowered sheets since she was two.  Once upon a time [...]

The Post That Never Ends & A Photo Contest


I almost have nothing to say.  I even considered making this post pictures only, but it’s against my nature.  So here’s the basic weekend recap and the Summer Series photo contest. Saturday night we went to a ballgame, complete with salty/buttery popcorn and bleachers that give bottom aches. Nothing says America like baseball, except for [...]

Giving Our Girls A Voice

Helping our Girls Find their Voice

All was quiet in the house, but I could hear the chorus of voices coming from the yard next door.  A foot and a half of snow combined with a day off from school meant the biggest snowball fight of the season.  From my kitchen window, it appeared that every child in the neighborhood between [...]