Lessons I Learned This Summer As I Taught My Son How To Drive

Manic:  Me, more times than I want to admit, as I sat in the passenger seat every day this summer teaching my son how to drive.  He is anxiously counting down the days until his permit becomes his license.  I am also anxiously counting down those days, sometimes with a smile and sometimes with a […]

Freebie Friday Prize

Who is our Freebie Friday winner today? What did our winner win?  Keep on reading!!  And remember if you are a subscriber, then you are automatically entered in our weekly drawing for great prizes that include beauty items, cookware,  jewelry and more!  Lots of cool stuff!  Now, let’s announce this week’s lucky winner….   This […]

Up to 80% Off Sale On One Of My Favorite Jewelry Lines

Manic:  Realizing that the holiday season is soon approaching again! Managed:  Getting some of my shopping done now, especially with this really good sale by the pretty jewelry line called k2o by Karen Ko.  Today through Monday, August 12th, k2o by Karen Ko  will be hosting a sample sale online for the first time ever.  With a selection of over 250 […]

Unique Lunch Box Meal Ideas For Back To School

Manic:  Coming up with unique, tasty and healthy lunch ideas that my kids will eat and not trade or trash now that another school year has begun. Managed: Brainstormed a few ideas and also found some good stuff on Pinterest, so take a look, plus some of these ideas work well for adults, too.

First Day Back Already

Just a quick pic of my two kiddos heading back to school this morning and our well wishes to your kids.  We wish you all a happy and healthy new school year. Crazy, but true….here in Phoenix we started back to school today, even though it is only early August. You will now be seeing […]

Tried & True Tools for Back To School Success

     Manic:  Back to school supply shopping! Managed:  Asked my kids (one is now in middle school & one is a sophomore in high school) what their best advice is for back to school tools that really hold up and helped them stayed focused in class.  They gave me some good tips to share with […]