This book jumped into my cart during the preschool years at one of my favorite stores called Lakeshore. It is an awesome way to put Math manipulatives on your brain to then guide your child through a bouncy … [Read More...]
It started out as a normal egg dying family time for Easter.
Until I tossed some marshmallows from a fruit salad I was making on the table. "Hey, wanna dye some marshmallows?" Naturally, that led me to … [Read More...]
For the sweet, goofy, amazing moms who read my blog, and the 3 dads and 5 grandmas that do too. I still feel dorky hitting the publish button on most days, but your comments and stories keep me moving forward. … [Read More...]
One morning I was feeling particularly delirious and tired after multiple night time wake ups from my 3, 2, 1 year olds. Can't remember why or who, but I decided not to be grumpy about it. Sometimes that's a … [Read More...]
Being a writer was the first thing I remember wanting to become, so naturally I've always had an affinity and fascination with both the process and product. I am an imperfect writer with a comma addiction. My … [Read More...]
My 3 kids (8, 6, 5) had so much fun planning a birthday party for our beloved puppy. It had all the elements of a perfect birthday party.
An invitation, sent to a couple of Risby's closest pals.
A … [Read More...]
Welcome May Day Partiers!
(And to my regulars, feel free to join in or share my attempt at a highlight reel with friends you think would benefit--clicking on the header above will take you to the party!)
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Mom. Teacher. Wife. Cheeseball. A love for writing. And bacon. A mediocre camera. A crunchy floor. An open fridge policy. A half full cup, that often spills. Lots of laughter.