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01 June 2011 ~ 3 Comments

And The Award Goes To

Congratulations to my guys on their awesome last day of school! Both received recognition today for their academic achievements in the classroom. I couldn’t be prouder.

22 May 2011 ~ 5 Comments

A Day at Great American Ball Park That We Won’t Forget

Let me just start by saying thank you to Jenny & Emily of Mommin It Up and Tide. Today they hosted an event at Great American Ballpark that my boys will never forget – they got to go onto the field for batting practice! The day started with a quick overview of Tide Stain Release, [...]

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 [...]

16 May 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Gluten Free Chicken Nuggets?

As I mentioned yesterday we recently began trying to eat foods that are Gluten free. Today we tried gluten free chicken nuggets. Let me start by saying that I am anti-chicken nugget. I’ve never been a fan (especially after seeing Jamie Oliver recreate how they are made). But, as I’ve started moving towards gluten free [...]

15 May 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Eating Better, One Bite at a Time

Last week I started a new adventure… A culinary one. One that will have my family eating healthier, more nutritious meals and in the long run, feeling better. To get started I met my good friend Phyllis, who happens to be a nutrition expert (and consultant), at Kroger to learn how to shop better and [...]

08 May 2011 ~ 16 Comments

National Water Safety Month (Giveaway)

My family spends a lot of time in the water. Whether it’s at our local pool, or down at Lake Cumberland, we are a water family. Because we spend so much time in and around water, water safety is something I spend A LOT of time thinking about. From a 3 foot deep pool, to [...]

05 May 2011 ~ 2 Comments

My Mom’s Amazing and CincyChic Agrees!

One night a few weeks ago I was playing around on Facebook  when an update from CincyChic caught my eye: Those of you who know me me, know how much I admire, and am inspired by, my Mother. I actually wrote a post about her back in September of 2009. I decided to go ahead [...]

19 April 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Thank You St. Louis

Two weeks ago we headed to St. Louis for a little weekend getaway.  All I can say is what and AMAZING city. We had such a great time and the people were amazing. With tons of options for families, we tried to do a little bit of everything. A big thank you goes out to [...]

17 April 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Ugliest Yard on The Street

Look at this photo: Doesn’t this yard look horrible??? Unfortunately…… this is MY FRONT YARD. I don’t know what happened. It didn’t look like this at the end of fall, before the snow came. It just looks dead. The green you do see? Those are clovers that seem to be trying to take over our [...]

16 April 2011 ~ 4 Comments

He’s Gone. My Baby’s Gone!

This weekend marks another milestone in our lives. My oldest left last night for Camp Ernst’s Spring Fling weekend camp. I’m so excited for him to have this opportunity, to learn how to be off on his own (without his Mom & Dad) but it’s still hard to not see him….. Packing supplies for a [...]

13 April 2011 ~ 64 Comments

Cirque Du Soleil OVO – Ticket Giveaway {Closed}

Cirque du Soleil is touring with its big top production, OVO, and comes to Cincinnati Thursday, April 21st! Just in town for a few weeks, Tri-State Cirque fans can catch OVO under the trademark blue-and-yellow Grand Chapiteau (Big Top) at Coney Island.  Best of all?? OVO is good for the entire family! I’ve not had the opportunity [...]

12 April 2011 ~ 4 Comments

Wordless Wednesday: The Next Generation of Bloggers

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


10 April 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Surrounded by Fellas

Sometimes you jut have to stop and think about your loved ones, and how thankful you are to have them in your life. The lone woman in the 4-pack I call my immediate family, I am one lucky lady to have these fellas by my side.

04 April 2011 ~ 7 Comments

A Bloggy Makeover

Hey there! Notice anything different?  That’s right….. Mommy Bits has gotten a little makeover. While I LOVED my previous design, I’d had it for a long time and felt it was time for something a little different –  I wanted to brighten the place up a bit.   I hope you all like it as [...]

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 [...]