Holiday Puttering

Holiday Puttering

Sep 02

Today’s Labor Day Picnic has been called on account of rain. Plan B… Holiday Puttering. In case you are wondering what it is to “putter”, Webster defines puttering as moving or going in a specified manner with ineffective action or little energy or purpose. Beasley defines puttering as spending a rainy Labor Day engaging in mindless indoor activities. {Photo...

Labor Day Picnic

Labor Day Picnic

Aug 30

What are you doing this Labor Day Weekend? Me and the fam and some friends are going to Red Top Mountain for a picnic and a hike. We’re auditioning the location for a family camping trip sometime later this Fall. Have you taken your little ones camping? Let me rephrase…. would you ever take your little ones camping… again? PS I am thinking about making these coconut...

Soap Box

Soap Box

Aug 29

I’m not one to get all soap box-y, but after re-reading this New York Times article, I wondered if the Britons might add to the list of Things They Don’t Admire About Americans how Syria can be on the brink of a civil war, and yet the biggest scoop to hit US headlines this week is Miley Cyrus’ twerking episode on the VMA’s. PS. Spell Check still flags the term...

Death Wish Coffee

Death Wish Coffee

Aug 26

Oh, what I wouldn’t give today for a cup of Death Wish Coffee. The name might sound like caffeinated poison, but DWC claims to pack twice the caffeine than your average cup of joe. I was up late last night working on a deadline, but the kids didn’t get the memo to sleep in this morning. Hence, the need for Death Wish. How much coffee do you drink in a day? {Image via The...

Let the Games Begin

Let the Games Begin

Aug 23

What are you doing this weekend? I am coordinating the games and activities for a baby shower on Saturday. Let’s face it. Baby shower games are usually lame, but not on my watch! I think the best activities are those that somehow involve Dad, don’t you?  After all, he is a key player in this whole Baby Gig. I’m still on the fence with a few activity ideas, so I thought I would...