The Time Tobin Was a Demon Ghost

Let me tell you about the time Tobin was a demon ghost. But first, three things: (1) While most of our master bathroom is spacious, the toilet is in a really small water closet. It's so small that when you're sitting on the toilet, the doorknob is right at your ear; (2) I like watching ghost stories. However, I am always spooked for weeks after I watch them (especially if they're good ones); and, … [Read more...]

Birthday Party Fun: Superhero Edition

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Tobin is obsessed with all things Superhero. He loves Hulk, Spider Man, Super Man, Ninja Turtles, all of them. So, for his third birthday in early March, a Superhero theme was sure to be a hit. Luckily, there are a lot of really creative people who have done Superhero parties, so I had a lot of inspiration to draw on. If you Google "superhero party" you will end up with many, many helpful … [Read more...]

Scrapbooking: Valentine’s Day Layout

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As a mom of two boys, I really like scrabooking Valentine's Day or love-inspired layouts because I can use all of the pink and heart-covered paper that I don't normally use. Right now, I am working on my almost-three-year-old's book from birth through his first birthday. I didn't have any specific Valentine's day photos, but I liked the thought of using the phrase, "I Heart You," so worked with … [Read more...]

Fitness Friday: Redux

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I'm back! In the whole healthy-eating, getting fit thing, I mean. Like so many other times, I stopped for a bit, and now I'm picking it back up. I'm okay with that. The good news is that I've only gained back about 4 pounds of the 15 or so I lost starting last March. That's pretty huge progress for me since I'm really good at re-gaining lost weight. I've also gained back about five inches … [Read more...]