They maybe little now, but this corn will be ready to harvest in Northern IL by the 4th of July!
Is Is it possible? Spring may actually have made its appearance and, let’s be honest, it’s not a moment too soon for this outdoorsy gal. In the midst of the winter gloom, I often find myself asking: “Why do I live in this dreary, cold and grey wasteland?” The answer is always the same: It’s the [...]Pin It
Disclosure: I am not a car person; I don’t review cars for a living. But I am a mom who is concerned about the safety of her family, is budget conscience and also takes pride in have a cool “mom-mobile. ” All opinions and views with regard to this car review, the company that loaned [...]Pin It
My daughter came home late from her weekly dinner with her grandmother. At nine, she hasn’t succumb to pre-adolescence moodiness and was amicably sharing the details of her day as she pulled out her homework assignments for her grandmother to check. (On Thursday nights, Grandma checks the homework as this is considered “Mom’s night off.”) [...]
Dear 16-year-old-Me: You are cuter than you think. Lose the color contacts. And please, don’t rub baby oil on your skin in May hoping to get tan before the Junior Prom! It won’t make you any cuter. (Also, you really need to pay more attention your English class.) I’m not cute anymore: I’m a Mom. [...]
Today is International Women’s Day. At first I felt uneasy about a specific day dedicated to my gender. Will men also have their day? Or is everyday really their day? Anyway, I thought that I could use “International Women’s Day” as a great reason to dedicate a post to 10 life lessons that might guide my [...]
Help! There is a hairbrush stuck in my head and I can’t get it out! Do you have any idea how painful this is? It’s almost as bad as having a baby with no anesthesia. (I said almost.) Who knew that an innocent plastic, round brush with plastic bristles could cause me such anguish? Of course, I had [...]
How many people actually remember what they got for Valentine’s Day last year? How about the year before? I would venture not too many of us recall those gifts. But, what if the gift was a trip to Napa Valley touring the wineries and vineyards? Chances are pretty good that we would remember THAT gift, [...]