One of the most overpriced things you can buy for your pet is also something that can be made from old t-shirts that are past serviceable use. Making a tug rope for your dog is so easy that the kids can do it with minimal supervision. All you’ll need are a few old shirts and… Continue reading T-Shirt Upcycle into Dog Tug Rope Toy
Mother’s Day is almost here again and this year, instead of flowers that will wilt and die or a homemade card with scary-excessive amounts of glitter, enter to win what you’d really like: $100 Paypal CASH to treat yourself to practically anything! Whether you’re a single mom on a budget (like me) or just a… Continue reading Giveaway: Win $100 And Make Mother’s Day Even Sweeter
My kids and I had the amazing opportunity this week to see Dr. Jane Goodall speak at a local university. Dr. Goodall has spent over 50 years of her life as a primatologist/ethologist in Gombe, Tanzania studying chimpanzees. Since the early 1990s, she has traveled the world 300+ days a year lending her voice and… Continue reading Dr. Jane Goodall’s Legacy & Lessons of Hope
WARNING: This post contains Downton Abbey spoilers! If you have not yet seen the show, (Are you serious? What’s wrong with you?) please do so at your earliest convenience. It’s amazing! I am so saddened to see Downton Abbey end. Since I stay pretty busy, I haven’t found many TV shows that are worthy of… Continue reading Life Lessons Learned From Downton Abbey
The kids didn’t know what to think when they found out we were taking a road trip to San Antonio. It was all fun and games until we reached the spot in the road where the kids lost their cell phone signal- then they got a little squirmy. How did we ever manage road trips… Continue reading Our Epic Road Trip to San Antonio!
Occasionally, I see a quote in a book or even online that really resonates with me, not just for its wisdom but its relation to something that is currently happening in my world. As a single mom being pulled in so many directions, this one hit home- not just about my situation, but life itself… Continue reading Are You A Lump Of Coal Or A Diamond-In-Training?