You don’t really love pumpkin.


Pumpkin. No, no, you go ahead. I’ll wait while you envision cable knits and boots and falling leaves. You good? I don’t know why the mere mention of pumpkin evokes such warm, fuzzy feelings, but it’s apparent that it does. I know this might be shocking or disturbing, but I’ve never eaten anything pumpkin. Not a Read More…

Summer Boating Activities


I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Discover Boating. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. My family’s best summer memories involve being on-water. When my sons were younger, they spent a day on the water, tubing. It remains one of their best days. See for yourself —

Best of the 80s: 80s Artists

80s Artists: Madonna Like a Virgin Tour

Madonna — Madonna changed everything; music, fashion, hair, attitudes, you name it. She exuded sex, which made her quite controversial. Her huge hit, “Like a Virgin,” didn’t help that image. Girls copied her messy, highlighted hair (and bows), her black rubber bracelets (the more the better), her rosary beads, and her clothes. Her impact on Read More…

Keep Momming

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Shire. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Raising a child at any age is challenging, and when it comes to mothers and daughters, the dynamic can be even more complex. What some may dismiss as “typical tween Read More…