Happy 1st Crafternoon!! With the dawn of Pinterest, my inner crafter has started to emerge. I love creating things and challenging my creative side, and was so happy when my best friends wanted to instate “Crafternoons”. Being a full-time working mom, I don’t have time, energy, or the money it takes to be as crafty as I would like. So instituting a once-a-month Crafternoon was the perfect balance. With how busy life has become, and how “connected” we all think… Read more »

Wow – we just passed the 6 month mark with our beautiful baby girl Madison, and there is so much to reflect on. For some reason, the 6 month mark was a really big deal to me. I almost wanted to throw a party! {I refrained for the big “One”} Although there are million things to reflect on, one thing that has been troubling me, is how to prioritize and give the best of me to each section in my… Read more »

As I had mentioned in my Meet Melissa section, I am a mother to 1, but 4 if you count all the pets. I looooove pets. I used to want to be a veterinarian until one {lovely} woman tried to give a bunch of 11-year-olds “the real-world picture of being a veterinarian” and decided to show us slide after slide of dead puppies. Is that really what it’s all about, crazy lady lovely woman? That quickly turned me off from… Read more »