Memories of Maine 2014


I have to tell you, there is nothing as sweet as a good vacation. You know how I love big, busy trips (hello! Disney and Universal both come to mind) but hiding away from it all in a lakeside cabin in Maine with intermittent reception just can’t be beat for true relaxation. A few highlights [...]

What’s going on in the JV?

There it is. The question I’ve been working so hard to answer lately. I’ve been quiet on here, while life is running rapid. School’s ending… the extracurricular schedules are crazy and, to be honest, my 4 year old has been… difficult, at times. Plus, a kid in a cast, emotional sport seasons, freelance writing and projects [...]

June Menu Plan (+ family update)

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It’s hard to believe that this is my final month before completing the entire year of monthly meal plans. Yes, in July, I’ll republish the July 2013 meal plan as a 2014 plan. Of course, I’ll double check to make sure the links work and will edit and tweak as necessary for planning purposes. I [...]

#DisneySide: Found it!

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I love Disney World, Disney movies and Disney Memories. But, for several reasons, I opted out of participating in the #DisneySide promotion seen throughout Social Media this winter. I just didn’t see it. Disney is wonderful, but a #DisneySide? I wasn’t sure I had a different side when it came to Disney or, for that [...]

I am so nailing that sore throat next time


With this non-stop winter, we’ve ruled out allergies. The house is professionally cleaned and dust drives me crazy, so it’s not an issue of dust. And the doctor has reinforced our theory that, no, there’s nothing medically wrong with Little’s throat. No. It’s simply a cold, scratchy throat that’s been causing her complaints this never-ending [...]