Please, Just 16 More Years

Friday afternoon I took Miss 16 shopping for a dress for the Homecoming Dance. Part of me was dreading the day. I thought we’d argue over dresses – that one’s too short… it’s too long… it shows too much cleavage… it’s a turtleneck! I’m not a prude but I do […]

Small Talk Six Sweet Treats

Today’s meme topic is hard – name 6 of my favorite treats in the whole world. I don’t really have much of sweet tooth. That’s not to say I don’t enjoy a bit of chocolaty decadence every now and then, it just means that I can go months without gnoshing […]

Past Life Memories

In my previous life, I worked as an archivist, librarian and part-time history instructor. Jobs that I truly enjoyed. One of the things that made my job so enjoyable was the people I met both online and in real life. People have this image of librarians as being these crazy […]

Love is More than Skin Deep

Kids ask the most interesting questions. My daughter came home from school today and asked me if it’s possible for two white parents to have a black baby? I answered yes. Genetics are a crap shoot, you never know who or what your child will look like (that is part […]

Wordless Wednesday: Anti~Monkey Butt Powder

I have a strange fascination with monkeys so when I saw this at Rite Aid, I just had to buy it. PS Wordless Wednesday pay it forward…go here, add your name and link to the list and visit the blog of the person above you and leave comment. Not only […]

Product Review: Maybelline Colorsensational Lipstick

Let me say from the jump, I am a BE girl through and through but every now and then I like to try something new. Furthermore, I’m usually just a gloss and go kinda girl but on the rare occasions that I do wear lipstick, it’s usually something neutral or […]

No More Hiding, Become an Open Book

Maybe it’s because I’m a librarian and my job is to teach people how to locate and evaluate resources for accuracy and authenticity. Or maybe it’s because I’m naturally suspicious but I have often watched commercials with celebrities and wondered if they actually use the products they’re endorsing or if […]

Small Talk Six Things We Should All Celebrate

This meme was started at MomDot.com as a way to add some chatter to the usually quiet Saturday blogosphere. Join the fun and share your own Small Talk Six post. You can answer the question with a list of 6 words, pictures, paragraphs, etc. Then leave a link to your […]

Mom Gets the Message

Son: “Mom, what’s safer, driving while drunk or driving and talking on the cell phone?” Me: “Safer? I guess driving and talking on the cell phone.” Son: “How about when you’re dialing the number while driving?” Wait for it…. Ding ding ding bells and whistles Yeah, my son totally called […]

PSA: Be Your Own Advocate

PS To learn more about Breast Cancer Awareness Month, check out the following: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Liv – Information about mammograms