Geese Eat Cherries! A Guest Post

You know in the old days how pregnant women went into "Confinement" when "their time" was nearing? I obviously don't believe in that old fashioned nonsense, because here I am, bouncing around cyberspace and visiting new friends. Thankfully, I'm meeting up with Nichole from In These Small Moments on the Internet because you do NOT … Continue reading Geese Eat Cherries! A Guest Post

The Dollar Tree Is Priceless And Other Wednesday Happenings

I roll myself out of bed with a heave and a hoe, and I stumble into the hallway to get everyone some early morning milk, sippy cup style.On the way to the kitchen I stop to extract the "Cootie" game from the game cupboard, and I watch as my son dumps plastic caterpillar parts all … Continue reading The Dollar Tree Is Priceless And Other Wednesday Happenings

Seriously, What Is Going On Here?

If I had a business card, it would list my occupation as, "Aspiring Napper, Professional Laundress"Get it? Because I'm tired...and I'm doing a lot of laundry. I'm totally living a life that demands a blog update. I haven't really been faithful to blogging lately, but thanks to refreshing ice water and a sudden burst of … Continue reading Seriously, What Is Going On Here?

I’m A Celebrity, Mom: Photographic Proof

Rocket ManCandle in the WindBenny and the JetsTiny Dancerumm...Crocodile RockThat's all I've got. I just had to share another "Shel in Costume" moment. I don't know what is going on with this dude and dressing up, but I do know that I find it hilarious. I just go about my business, making peanut butter and … Continue reading I’m A Celebrity, Mom: Photographic Proof

Thanksgiving In May: It’s How I Roll

This Monday I give thanks for fresh strawberries straight from the patchand the little boys who eat them.For an overabundance (no such thing) of snapdragonsand the momma who grew them.For little babies who are growing up fastbut still know how to snuggle and suck their thumb.And for the Grandpa's who hold them.It's been a whirling … Continue reading Thanksgiving In May: It’s How I Roll

Cuteness Times Infinity Divided By Sentimental Feelings

Once I had a baby, and he had baby curls. I thought they were permanent, and I gave him a haircut. The curls fell to the floor, and my heart sunk, and if that sounds dramatic you haven't had a little boy with baby curls that you cut in a first born moment of milestone … Continue reading Cuteness Times Infinity Divided By Sentimental Feelings

A Mama Hen’s Heavy Burdens

Some days, the heaviest burden you have to bear is a chicken with questionable hairstyling.Then there are the days where you have a two hour Doctor appointment with two kids. It's enough to drive a person to drink.And just when you think you can't take it anymore, there are poo poo problems on the back … Continue reading A Mama Hen’s Heavy Burdens

When Two Happens

On the eve of his Birthday he danced in circles and laughed as he fell down. I watched him run ahead as we walked the Farmer's Market, and soon his face was stained with samples from cherries and strawberries. He shared a bag of mini donuts with his brother, who wouldn't share with his mother, … Continue reading When Two Happens