Off to Camp for Kids

Scout Camp

My house is quiet this week. No bickering, no fighting of any sort. Why? Because the kids are off at camp. The girl is at Girl Scout Camp which is pretty close to home and only includes one overnight, and the boys are 5+ hours away at Boy Scout Camp which, obviously, is sleep away […]

Blogger Bash #BBNYC


Last week I attended the inaugural Blogger Bash in New York City. Having never been to an event quite like this one, I went with the intent of having a great time with existing friends, making new friends, and hoping to connect with a few brands. It was a whirlwind day and a half, but […]

Adventures While Out and About

I have been shopping a lot lately, which is a bit on the unusual side for me.  While I enjoy a great day out browsing quaint shops from time to time, my trips to the store usually consist of a Target run for essentials and a grocery trip because my family needs to eat.  Recently, […]

Blogger Bash Coffee Talk

Life in the BAT Cave

Due to my crazy schedule and the cost of conferences, I rarely get to any blogging events.  I am so excited to be heading into NYC next week for Blogger Bash!  I’m rooming with my pal Cindy from Whatever Works (hopefully she’ll still want to be my friend after being my roomie LOL) and I’m […]

Kitchen Renovations


My husband and I moved into our home fifteen years ago as newly weds.  We had looked at many houses and found it hard to agree.  I wanted a house big enough to grow into, he was more concerned about being able to make the mortgage payments.  We finally found one we both thought could […]

Shark Tank Tuesdays


When Shark Tank first hit the air waves it intrigued me but I must admit, while I would catch it from time to time I wasn’t an avid watcher.  However, my thirteen year old has really taken to the show and he has gotten the entire family interested.  What I love about Shark Tank is […]