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Weighing In at Office Ramblings

We’ve had a lot of people coming through my office the last couple of weeks. What with summer internships starting and meetings of all sorts bringing people in and out of the office, it’s been feeling like Grand Central lately. Normally, our office is quiet and deserted like this…  

Cheap Lunch at LiMing’s

Spring is definitely on its way in but some days are still chilly and soup-weather like. So when it’s been cold and gray and I just need a quick pick me up of something warm, this soup has been my salvation. It helps that it’s only a five minute drive …

5 Points on the Sundance Channel

whoa! RT @jmom: Watching the Staircase (Peterson trial documentary) on Sundance channel and husband’s art work is in the background! — Sundance Channel (@SundanceChannel) January 29, 2013   It’s true! I was watching the documentary last night while the hubby was snoring as always. Then all of a sudden, I …

The Wet Burrito

There is nothing like a wet burrito to get my family into the kitchen quickly. There are days when I need a bullhorn to get everyone unglued from their computers or tv screens and into the kitchen for dinner, then there are days when there is wet burrito. On days …

Love Always Gives Me Hope

HAPPY THANKSGIVING, EVERYONE! I hope you all had a pleasant day with families and friends. There is so much to be thankful for despite all the bad news lately. And really, if you look, there is so much beauty, love and hope around us. Just look at the video below. …

Foto Friday

I’m making today Foto Friday just because it’s been such a weird and busy day and I totally forgot to pay a bill on time and didn’t have time to craft a post today. Have a great weekend!

Do You Put Up Halloween Decorations?

Do you decorate for the seasons or for that matter every holiday? There is a house in our neighborhood that decorates their front lawn year round, depending on the season and the occasion. Of course they catch all the major holidays like Independence Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter; but …

Downgrading from the Family Van

Our eleven-year-old minivan has served us well over the years but it is now at a point where little things here and there are cropping up. Although it’s been well maintained and hasn’t had any major repairs done to it, the little problems are starting to crop up more often …

Weekend Domestic Diva Mode

Ok, so Domestic Diva is not exactly what comes to mind when describing myself, but this weekend I think I may have had a moment. That’s right, I have my mommy homemaker moments too! Saturday, according to my daughter, was a perfectly beautiful pre-fall weather. It was 80 degrees, it …

Weirdness Colors My World

Saturday was a weird day but somehow it was perfectly normal. It was unseasonably cold for August, it was gray, cloudy and drizzling. Weird. It was a perfect day to stay in snuggled in bed and watching tv or reading. That’s exactly what I wanted to do. I was feeling …

A Very Wet Spring Weekend

Yesterday was the 5th of May and it started out warm and sunny. My youngest daughter was yearning for some ‘alone’ time with mommy so she was up and dressed early on a Saturday, hoping that her older sister would do her usual sleeping in until afternoon and would not …