Youth Sports Gone Wrong


My kids have always been very active and they have been involved in group sports since they were young.  Between my two boys, we have soccer, baseball, and basketball covered, and my daughter is in competitive dance.  Over the years, and especially in recent years as they are getting older, it is not uncommon to […]

Once Upon a Time Creation {Giveaway}


My husband is a runner.  It has been his hobby and main source of exercise for the majority of his life. When he has time he enjoys entering into local 5K races, usually choosing ones that benefit a charity or good cause.  He has been not so subtly hinting around to me for quite some […]

Jenkinson’s Boo at the Boardwalk {Giveaway}


Fall is in the air and I couldn’t be happier.  The changing colors, the cooler air, and all the seasonal activities make this one of my favorite times of year.  I look forward to apple picking, pumpkin carving, and even trick-or-treating.  One of our favorite Halloween activities is Jenkinson’s Boo at the Boardwalk.  There are […]

Just Breathe


Just. Breathe. I’m finding myself saying that to myself quite often these days.  Life has been a whirlwind of activity lately with never ending days that lead into never ending evenings.  I’m exhausted, both mentally and physically.  I’m trying not to get ahead of myself though and I’m trying like heck to let things that […]

Back To School

Sigh.  The kids went back to school yesterday.  I know for many parents this is a cause for celebration but I wasn’t ready.  I feel like summer just got started.  With all the snow we had last winter they got out late and so summer break was shorter than most years.  We also weren’t home […]

Summer Sleep-Away Book Review & Giveaway


About Summer Sleep-Away Summer Sleep-Away is a tale of a young boy’s first summer going off to sleep-away camp. Far from home, separated from his family and not knowing a soul, Mattie Kleinfeld is scared, homesick and cries himself to sleep. But soon the tears give way to new friends and fantastic adventures. Mattie goes hiking […]