Easter Tradition: Making An Easter Egg Tree

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My Mom did Easter decorating right. On Easter morning we woke to find our big dining table turned into a spring wonderland. Our baskets were full of goodies and maybe a couple of toys, the table was covered with a pretty white table cloth, crotchet bunnies made by my Grandmother dotted the table, and in the center of the table was the Easter Egg Tree. I loved the Easter Egg Tree. Mom would let … [Read more...]

Birthday Party Fun: Dr. Seuss Style!

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Just like every post when I talk about my sons' ages, I want to start it saying, "I can't believe they are [insert age here] already!" I can't believe Tobin is two already! I feel better now. Let's talk about his birthday party! You may remember from last year that Tobin shares a birthday with Dr. Seuss and Texas. With all the Lorax fun happening right now and our general love of Dr. Seuss, we … [Read more...]

The Post-BlissDom Swirl

There are a lot of things swirling in my brain post-BlissDom. Not comparing my beginning to someone else's middle (@JonAccuff). The difference between popularity and likeability...and not having to choose between being likeable and being respected (@ssmirnav). The amazing connections and brilliant women I met. Being asked if I was bi-racial (@mrlady). At least I thought that was Shannon's … [Read more...]

Jumping In To Bliss

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I'm finally doing it. And I can't believe it. And I wouldn't be doing it if it weren't for Ellen. I'm going to Blissdom '12! I've been watching other blogging folk talk about, cry about, laugh about and tweet about Blissdom for four years. And this year, I get to be one of them! Here's the deal about Blissdom, it's about inclusion. Inclusion of new bloggers, experienced bloggers, women who use … [Read more...]