Disney Cruise Fish Extender Gifts at Etsy

Disney Fish Extender Gifts on Etsy

I’m not a majorly crafty person, but I am creative and resourceful. When we went on our first Disney cruise, I made our Fish Extender and all of the gifts that we gave out on the cruise. As time went on, the gifts we gave were a little less creative and crafty and I started […]

I Bought a Picture Worth 1000 Words

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If you look at any family photo or group picture of me on Facebook, you will see that I am always the one standing in the back. One of the perks of being tall is that I always have an excuse to stand behind someone else when I am getting my picture taken. If I […]

My Surprising Family Tree: An AncestryDNA Review

ancestry-dna-review

(Limited time offer: April 23-27 get 20% off AncestryDNA. If you are ordering more than one kit, try using code FREESHIPDNA to cut your shipping cost a little) I’ve grown up thinking of myself as basically Irish. My grandmother’s maiden name was Emma Lou O’Malley, which is as Irish as you can get. We celebrate […]

How Much Difference Does An Inch Really Make?

Difference of an Inch

I’m pretty open about sharing personal things on my blog, including a lot about my own insecurities. I’ve been turning this post over in my head for quite awhile and after talking to my kids the other day, I decided the time had come to write it. Put your fingers out in front of you […]

The Selection Is Great Read for Mom and Teen

Reading The Selection

A couple of years ago my teen daughter and I started reading some of the same books. It was slow at first as I was trying to find things that were age appropriate for her and that I would enjoy as well. Given that I love Young Adult books, it started to really pick up […]

The Struggle to Stay a Christian

Staying Christian

Although I don’t talk about it frequently, I have been open on my blog and social media about my religious beliefs. I’ve been a Christian all my life, although not the kind that goes to church every Sunday and participates in Bible study. I’m the one you probably call a “Chreaster” who shows up on […]

Exclusive SNL Candy (Including Schweddy Balls)

SNL Candy Collection

Every now and again I come across some amazing products online that I can’t help but share with my friends. This is one of those times. (and if you are looking for a coupon, I have an exclusive one!) I had never heard of the site IT’SUGAR before, but their Exclusive Saturday Night Live merchandise […]