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15 August 2011 ~ 5 Comments

What a difference a little dieting can make

    December 2010 August 2011, 20lbs lighter.

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12 August 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Lights, Camera, Action!

It’s official. My oldest has got the theatre bug. This week he completed an acting summer camp at The Carnegie and man, he’s got the bug, BAD. For the camp they got to write their own plays (as a group) based on a theme which was Adventures of an Underdog, design their costumes and props, [...]

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08 August 2011 ~ 30 Comments

Getting Organized (Giveaway)

If there is one thing I secretly struggle with it’s staying organized when it comes to my personal life.  While I am an early adopter and love technology and live by my Google Calendar, I am a traditional girl at heart and still find myself writing notes and tracking things the “old school” way –> [...]

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01 July 2011 ~ 6 Comments

What Have I Been ‘Weight’ing For

I have been dieting again, and it’s finally working. Now, before you roll your eyes at me, remembering all those times I told you I was going to get in shape (see long list of links below), please give me a moment to explain. December 2007 – Rocks (I am back on a diet) [...]

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30 June 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Highfield Discovery Garden’s Big Bugs

Yesterday the boys and I along with my Mom celebrated our final day of “Vacation-palooza” with a trip to BIG BUGS at Highfield Discovery Garden. We’d never been before, but I must tell you, we LOVED it and will definitely go back.   A BIG Daddy Long-Legs   Help! A BIG ant is coming to get us! [...]

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15 June 2011 ~ 2 Comments

SPLASHtacular Fun in Warren County

Today I wanted to share with you a cool promotion going on over on the Warren County CVB Facebook page – The Splashground Vacation Sweepstakes. The timing for sharing this is perfect as just today on my other blog, Family Friendly Cincinnati, Kristin wrote a post on Family Summer Bucket Lists where all the contributors shared their [...]

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20 May 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Help a young girl battling Leukemia by visiting Abuelos

Following is a guest post from my friend Kristin. I hope you’ll all take a moment to read over it, then head to Abuelos on Monday to help out. As a mother of a child close to Maya’s age, this just breaks my heart. —— Sometimes life throws you a mean curve ball but you [...]

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03 April 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Time Flies

I don’t know where the time has gone since we renovated our bathroom two years ago. It seems like just yesterday. This weekend I finally headed out to Home Goods and picked up a few items to decorate it. Who knows why it took me so long but it’s gotten me motivated to finish other [...]

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25 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Because I’m Ready for June to Be Bustin’ Out!

As many of you know, back in June I left the “Agency World” to go to The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center in Covington.  For those of you not familiar – The Carnegie is the largest multidisciplinary arts organization in Northern Kentucky and it’s home to six art galleries, a 400+ seat theatre and [...]

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13 March 2011 ~ 2 Comments

A “FUN” Way to Spend the Day

Today the boys and I, along with my Mom, headed down to US Bank Arena for Ringling Bros. & Barnum and Bailey’s Circus. The theme of this year’s show was FUNundrum, and boy was it fun. The boys were on the edge of their seats the entire time.  From the amazing tight rope walkers to [...]

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06 March 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Time for a Spring Cleaning

Today I did what I have been putting off for months. Something none of us enjoys doing……I went through my closet and picked out the items I’ve A) Out grown B) Stopped wearing. While I was dreading doing it, and while it took me over an hour, I must say it felt awesome. There was so [...]

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01 March 2011 ~ 24 Comments

Ticket Giveaway – Ringling Bros. FUNundrum {Closed}

Contest Closed: Congratulations to reader Stacey Karlosky!!  Your name was drawn as the winner of the family 4-pack of tickets.  Check your inbox for an email!!! It’s no secret that my boys and I love the circus. We go every year. It’s a tradition. So why do I mention this?  Well Ringling Bros. Barnum & [...]

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15 February 2011 ~ 2 Comments


Do you ever have that moment where all feels right with the world? When all seems to be going smoothly? A moment that has you giving thanks to the BIG guy up above? That’s how I feel right now. I feel so blessed. I have a wonderful husband, two amazing and happy children, my family [...]

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23 January 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Every Last Penny Counts!

It takes a lot of pennies to buy a Wii game ;-)

The B-Man is determined to buy Super Mario Galaxy for the Wii. He’s been saving his money for weeks, counting it daily. This has def. been a good lesson in “earning” your toys and understanding the value of a dollar.

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18 January 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Dhani Jones Knocking Out Odors

Thought these Febreze Sport outtake videos with Dhani Jones were fun.  Always good to see our Bengals out there, even if this season hasn’t been the best. Reminds me that I still need to eat at his restaurant!

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