girlfriends

Christmas Cookie Exchange

December 19, 2013

I had every intention of coming back here to report on my friend Becky’s annual cookie extravaganza. Because of our ski trip, I had to choose a cookie that I could bake within the time constraint I was under. In other words, after our three-hour drive home, I would have no more than three hours to bake seven […]

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Christmas Card Addressing Party

December 9, 2013

December is my favorite month of the year. It is also our busiest. There is Christmas, my birthday, Stevie’s birthday, pictures with Santa, the Elf on the Shelf, decorating, Church play, Christmas parties, Christmas break, Church cantata, basketball season, driving around neighborhoods looking at lights, baking, Becky’s cookie exchange, and of course the annual Christmas card […]

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What I Learned This Week

October 7, 2013

It is October in West Virginia. That translates to Bi-Polar weather. For instance, at our baseball game on Sunday, it was hot and sunny and I was such a hot mess when we got home that I had to take a bath before evening church. And then today when I left the house to take […]

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Well Behaved Women Rarely Make History

October 7, 2013

I first started blogging to document all the crazy that happens in my life. I also hoped that I might get to eventually host reviews and giveaways of really cool products. What I didn’t count on was the friends I would make along the way. When I first made the decision to author From Inmates To Playdates […]

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In The Blink Of An Eye

April 2, 2012

I had a super, exciting weekend. In fact, it was so exciting, I have several ways I could go with this post. My mind is racing as I consider the many different things I could tell you about. Scrumptious lunch at the Cheesecake Factory. Anita Renfroe and her sham-wow. My friend, Jill’s eye. Our fancy hotel […]

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All Kinds Of Happy

March 29, 2012

Remember when I first started this here blog and it looked like this? Back then, I thought this blogging gig might last three months. For the record, I wrote my first post in November, 2008. Sometimes I surprise even myself. —– I’m headed out of town for a weekend getaway with the girls. I’ve got 317 […]

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Hair We Go!

February 10, 2012

As a member of BlogHer’s Life Well Lived Panel (which is intended to share great tips about getting organized, getting happy, and looking your best), I have been asked to share information about one or more of the following questions. Do you have a favorite blogger or YouTube channel for hair tutorials? Do you create […]

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I am a stay at home mom who rarely stays home.

January 23, 2012

We had a crazy busy, enjoyable, relaxing weekend. After dinner here at my favorite place with 19 girlfriends, complete with chips and salsa (OH MY WORD, I LOVE THEIR CHIPS AND SALSA) and lots of laughs, we headed out for even more laughs as we watched Queen Latifah and Dolly go head-to-head in and if […]

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Christmas Card Addressing Party

December 13, 2011

There are few things I like better than a get-together with girlfriends. Especially one that involves laughing and food. A few weeks ago, my friend Christina sent an e-mail inviting me to a Christmas card addressing party. I have never attended anything like that, but I had hundreds of cards that needed stuffed and addressed, […]

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Causing A Scene

November 21, 2011

Welcome to Not Me! Monday, where I share a few things I might or might not have done this week. “Why,” you might ask? Well, because it’s cheaper than therapy. I never, ever, dance around the house (in my underwear) singing Adele at the top of my lungs while getting ready. Now, that would be a scene, wouldn’t […]

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