Letdowns

150 Days of Quarantine and Counting . . .

Maarrrrrchh Appppprill Mayyyyyy Juuuuuunnnnee dragged. All those MONTHS dragged. Finally no school, and lots of fun to be had at home. And as always the summer flew. This time my family obeyed the quarantine. We continued not to eat out, order-in, no seeing friends (we did 3 times), not go to the park, no beach,… Continue reading 150 Days of Quarantine and Counting . . .

Recipes

Best Fried Eggs You have Ever Made

I am not an egg person, never have been. I have always hated eggs. Then my kids decided they were eggy people. Eggy as my kids call them. Now, I have no choice but to be an egg person. My mother-in-law made Dylan fried eggs or sunny-side up eggs as we call them on the… Continue reading Best Fried Eggs You have Ever Made

Blog

Take Time For You . . . Quarantine Style

The last three months, has really taken a toll on all of us. Quarantine life is hard. As the world opens up, we will not be taking advantage of the things we have missed. We haven't ordered meals in yet, so eating in a restaurant is the furthest thing from our minds. Keeping my sanity,… Continue reading Take Time For You . . . Quarantine Style

Crafts

Grilling Father’s Day Craft

The perfect gift for the ultimate grill master in your life. As Father's Day approaches, I have been working on a fun, easy memorable craft for the daddy, grandpa, uncle in your child's life. I love a good memorable gift that will keep over the years, so you can look back at how small your… Continue reading Grilling Father’s Day Craft

Holiday

Make the Most Out of Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is going to look very different this year, we all know that. We have been in quarantine for over 2 months, with no real end in sight-- well in Los Angeles anyway. The Letdown . . .  Memorial Day has always been the unofficially start of summer. And for me, was when… Continue reading Make the Most Out of Memorial Day Weekend

shopping guide

An Asshole’s Guide to Baby Gifts

We all know those people who have a big opinion on how they will raise their children when they have them. It's something like "I would never let my child have chocolate." My children won't ever have tantrums in public." Or my personal favorite "My kids will always listen." As parents, we all know this… Continue reading An Asshole’s Guide to Baby Gifts

Crafts

Quick, Easy, Activity Your Kids Will Love

Day 60. We are all at our wits end with these stay-at-home orders. Thankfully, they are slowly lifting but we don't know it's safe yet. Or if we want to leave our homes. I bought so many crafts, kits, and games before this began. And yet I am still running out of things to do… Continue reading Quick, Easy, Activity Your Kids Will Love

Crafts, Holiday

Mother’s Day Craft

Since Dylan was born, I have been trying my best to do memorable inexpensive gifts for family and close friends. Time goes so quickly. It will be nice to look back to see how tiny Dylan and Tabitha's hands and feet are through these fun gifts we have made together. While figuring out my next… Continue reading Mother’s Day Craft

Blog

Teacher Appreciation Quarantine Ideas

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4 - 8th. Even though we are homeschooling, Teachers deserve all the thank you's and appreciation, as they always do. We all see how hard they work now that we have become homeschooling "teachers." Let's celebrate them the way they deserve. Only Need an Email: Electronic Gift Card-- Send an… Continue reading Teacher Appreciation Quarantine Ideas

mom life

Joys of Quarantine

At this point, many of us have been in quarantine at least 30 days if not longer. Some days, I know I am feeling the strain, the stress, the walls closing-in, the need to get out . . . Some days it's impossible to find the good in the situation. But some days, the good… Continue reading Joys of Quarantine