7 days, 7 photos – Day 6

“Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.” Thanks, Sandra, for the challenge 🙂. Today, I’d like to nominate Jess Witkins, of Jess Witkins’ Happiness Project. The other entries: 7 days, 7 photos – Day 1 7 days, 7 photos – Day 2 7 days, 7…

7 days, 7 photos – Day 2

“Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanation. Challenge someone new each day.” Thanks, Sandra, for the challenge 🙂. Today, I’d like to nominate Michelle of The Complete Savorist. # # #    

Sunday Reads No. 1: Routines, Reviews, and Roadblocks

I wish I had more time to read. I wish I had more time for other things, too. Like, watching Elizabeth Banks commercials, or melting cheese on anything, or eating cheese with Elizabeth Banks. I somehow manage, during times I should be doing other things, to read a little every day. (Don’t tell my boss.)…

Guest Post: Joey of Big Teeth & Clouds, on Quitting (and Un-quitting)

The blog world is cyclical. Unless you count those blogs that drop off sharply. Not because of quality, but from lack of posts. Sometimes, it’s not sustainable. Or we forget the password. Either way, the blog floats along in the ether, like a dead satellite. Most often, we cycle toward and then away from blogs…

3+ Uncommonly Good Gifts for a Happy Father’s Day

I just wanted them to pretend. Kids are busy, though. There are church camps and chicken fajitas with friends in restaurants way past the dinner rush. There’s a whole day spent with a friend from school, laying out at the pool and baking chocolate chip cookies. Kids my kids’ age don’t have time to pretend…

Guest Post: Number Recognition Pizza Game from Education.com

They had me at pizza. Today’s post comes from education.com. They offer learning programs for pre-K to fifth- grade students. I wish there were these things when I was a kid. I was a bit scattered at that age – ‘creative,’ they used to tell me. The cool thing about the programs: They’re fun. My girls had…

5 Blog Post I’d Recommend You Read

I gave blood on Sunday. Not a big deal. I love that I can. I’m O positive and have some special particles or sorcery in my blood that makes it good to give babies. Who doesn’t want to give good stuff to babies? I’d rather give baby crackers or baby nunchucks than my blood, but…