Category Archives: Family

Join Me Tomorrow for ATween Academy Chat on Buliding Self Esteem

Join Me Tomorrow for ATween Academy Chat on Buliding Self Esteem

I am so excited to be a co-host for a Tween Academy chat sponsored by Unilever on the Motherhood, tomorrow, October 11th at Noon EST.  The topic of the chat is Tweens and Building Self Esteem and will be lead by renowned parenting expert Rosalind Wiseman, author of the New York Times bestseller Queen BeesContinue Reading

My Habitat for Humanity Experience with #LibbysGiving in Pittsburgh

My Habitat for Humanity Experience with #LibbysGiving in Pittsburgh

As you may recall a few weeks ago I mentioned that I was going to be taking part in a Habitat for Humanity build with Libby’s Fruits and Vegetables in Pittsburgh.  I’m back to share my experience with you! As I mentioned before I was very excited to have the chance to do this, workingContinue Reading

Think Safe, Ride Safe, Be Safe with Chuggington and NHTSA

Think Safe, Ride Safe, Be Safe with Chuggington and NHTSA

Honk your horns for safety! Chuggington and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced a partnership to develop a public traffic safety campaign for children called Think Safe, Ride Safe, Be Safe!     The campaign includes traffic safety resources for children, including games, videos, activity sheets and a traffic safety pledge, asContinue Reading

Wordless Wednesday ~ Happy Birthday to the Best Dog Ever

Wordless Wednesday ~ Happy Birthday to the Best Dog Ever

Yes I know it’s Friday…excuse me I’m a bit behind This week our oldest dog, Ginger turned 14 so we had a little celebration like we used to do when the kids were younger. Ginger’s First Birthday in 1998 Ginger’s 14th Birthday in 2011, my how the family has grown!!! She enjoyed every crumb ofContinue Reading

Family Camping with BRIGGS & RILEY #BRXTravelGear

Family Camping with BRIGGS & RILEY #BRXTravelGear

  Our family camps. I love it, our kids love it even more. Not everyone would guess that about me. We don’t tent-camp anymore but we also don’t camp in a luxury hotel on wheels. We have a “retro,” ok….. very old, pop-up camper that we need to tarp if it rains….stop laughing! Needless toContinue Reading

Habitat for Humanity and Libby’s Partner in Pittsburgh

Libby’s Fruits and Vegetables is making family mealtimes a reality for 5 Pittsburgh families who will be moving into Habitat for Humanity Homes in the Pittsburgh area in 2011.  Libby’s announced that they will donate a dining set complete with place settings and a stocked pantry for each of the 5 families. I am thrilledContinue Reading

Honk Your Horns, Disney Junior Signs on for Third Season of Chuggington! Giveaway

Honk Your Horns, Disney Junior Signs on for Third Season of Chuggington! Giveaway

Last week Disney Junior announced that it has signed on for a third season of all new Chuggington episodes!  Ludorum plc has created 13 new episodes to air during the third season on Disney Junior.  Beginning September 6th Chuggington will move to a new time slot 7:30 a.m., ET/PT and weekends at 6:00 a.m., ET/PT. ToContinue Reading

5 Fun Fall Decor Crafts

5 Fun Fall Decor Crafts

School is back in session, the pool is closed and the weather is getting cooler…Ready or not, its time for Fall and time for some fun Fall decor.  Here are some ideas I found while searching the web Felted Acorns How cute would these been in a dish on your table.  Found at i makeContinue Reading

Top Ten Android Apps

Top Ten Android Apps

  Thanks to fellow #midwestmoms Robyn of Robyn’s Online World I was introduced to Oh Amanda’s Top Ten Tuesday today! Robyn posted her Top Ten Tablet Tips and I decided I wanted to play too so I am posting for you today my Top Ten Android Apps. As I mentioned in an earlier post IContinue Reading

Wicked Comes to Pittsburgh in 2 Days!

Wicked Comes to Pittsburgh in 2 Days!

Those of you who know me know I LOVE the theater, going to see a show is one of my favorite things to do with my daughter.   Emilee’s first show was Annie in 2003.   After that first show, she was hooked and since then we have seen at least 20 shows in Pittsburgh.Continue Reading