Archive | October, 2009

31 October 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Halloween – Ninjas ATTACK!

I am sorry, but these two ninjas are way to cute to be taken seriously…… HAPPY HALLOWEEN

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30 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Lands’ End Launches Big Warm-Up Campaign

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Winter coats are one of those items that you can’t live without during the cold months. For the homeless, the winter months can be extremely hard and unfortunately, because of the cost, a lot of time people who are strapped for cash have to choose to go without. I bring this up because today I [...]

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29 October 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Social Media Can Make a Difference

I wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who contributed to the BlogHer Social Media Challenge I participated in through Donors Choose. I am so thankful to everyone who supported the cause and helped raise money for those special needs preschoolers. I am sure they will get a lot of use out of the computer [...]

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29 October 2009 ~ 9 Comments

A Love Song Like No Other

My 4 yr old sang a love song for me the other night. What mother’s heart wouldn’t melt after that, right??? Well being the sap I am, I asked him if he would sing it again so I could capture the moment on video (not intending at that time to use it on my blog). [...]

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28 October 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Battling Cold & Flu Season

Last week I wrote about how my entire family was under attack by different variations of the flu and other viruses going around.  Whatever it was that we had, it hit hard taking down my Mom, Dad, brother & cousin as well as my 7yr old. Luckily for them, and for me, last week I [...]

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28 October 2009 ~ 9 Comments

Taking Flight in DC

A rocket at the National Air and Space Museum in DC . . This post is part of Wordless Wednesday, for more like it, visit 5 Minutes for Mom,Wordless Wednesday

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26 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Listerine Oral Care Challenge

Listerine Oral Care Challenge

Getting my 7yr old to brush his teeth can be a real bummer of an experience.  Not so much because he doesn’t like to brush, but because a) he doesn’t think it’s fun and b) it signifies two things – bedtime & school time. When Mom Central contacted us recently and invited us to participate in [...]

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25 October 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Meet BlogHer’s Jory Des Jardins

Meet BlogHer’s Jory Des Jardins

Hey Cincy/Dayton friends - Cincinnati Women Bloggers has partnered with Cincinnati Social Media for an event this Thurs, Oct. 29th at Empower MediaMarketing: Building Community with BlogHer’s Jory Des Jardins.  There are only a limited number of tickets available so if you are interested you better hop on over and register.  You can read more about [...]

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23 October 2009 ~ 5 Comments

The Plague, The Plague

The plague has hit. It’s taken down my Mom, Dad, brother, cousin, cousin’s girlfriend and my oldest son. We’ve all been in survival mode since Tuesday.  We can’t really figure out what happened or how it came about. Everyone seems to have a different twist to the illness. Keep us in your prayers. This insanity [...]

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21 October 2009 ~ 4 Comments

I Urge You to Consider….

  … voting NO on 9. I may live in northern Kentucky, but I spend A LOT OF TIME with my family in Cincinnati.  I don’t normally get into politics, but there is an issue in Cincinnati — Issue 9, that’s a pretty big deal.  So big, that I wanted to bring it up here on [...]

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21 October 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Washington Monument

This post is part of Wordless Wednesday, for more like it, visit 5 Minutes for Mom and Wordless Wednesday.

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20 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Heart Wrenching Health Insurance Article

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For those of you wondering just who would be helped by a Public Health Insurance option,check my alter ego blog Brainrust and read today’s post.With love,and hoping for good health for all,Kathi

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16 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Click to give free Mammograms

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Click to give free Mammograms

Breast Cancer SiteSupport Medical Coverage for Breast Cancer Genetic Marker Testing, The Boobs you save may be your own. Visit the Breast Cancer Site and while you are there consider signing the petition to force Insurance companies to pay for BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing. Children deserve to grow up with Mommies and Mommies deserve to be there [...]

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15 October 2009 ~ 11 Comments

Together Again, Finally

Together Again, Finally

Fifteen years ago I packed up my bags and moved out on my own.  It was 1994 and I had just graduated high school.  That same year my family loaded up the car and moved to New Mexico.  I stayed in northern Kentucky.  It was the last time my Mom, Dad and brother and I [...]

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15 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Win a Trip to see the Wiggles LIVE

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Would your kids love to see the Wiggles live? now through October 19th Sprout is hosting a sweepstakes offering a trip for 4 to see The Wiggles live in concert. Prize includes hotel, airfare and $250 spending money. More info. here.Please note: Shannan is a member of Sprout’s Band of Bloggers. She is a big [...]

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