Indoor Picnic – 5 Tips for Making a Fun Meal


Happy Valentine’s Day! Hope you are spending the day with those you love. ❤  ❤ ❤ I am planning a fun dinner with my family and thought I would share with you some of the ways we make our family meals “special.” It has been super cold and snowy here. We have actually been spending…

No!!!! It’s too Early!


We have a busy weekend ahead of us. My daughter is dancing in two Feis (Irish dance competitions) this weekend in Chicago. My son has all day musical rehearsal for “The Wizard of Oz” at his high school. And the two of us have tons of work to get done before Monday. So, we do…

Irish Dancing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin


We are on the road again this weekend for Irish dancing. We love Milwaukee, Wisconsin! We were in our hotel room last night when some one let us know about the shooting by the police officers, the protest and the fires. We were 20 miles away and we’re safe but it all makes us sad….

Waffle Bar: A Simple Fun Breakfast for Company or Holidays


Just before Christmas my daughter had a few friends over for a sleepover. For dinner we did a taco bar and for breakfast we made a waffle bar. It made it so much easier to feed several people with very different food preferences a meal that they would like by offering them choices without making…

Our Mother-Daughter Trip to the Disney Social Media Moms Conference


When the opportunity to attend the Disney Social Media Moms Conference came up I was torn. We had already had our yearly family vacation to Disney World. We take our family vacation at the end of January/beginning of February to minimize what the kids miss in school. But, even then we are gone for two…