Exposed for #AskAwayFriday

Exposed #AskAwayFriday

I’m very excited about this week’s #AskAwayFriday. Each week I sign up I get a little more comfortable but it’s still hard to shake the feeling of being a little more exposed. It’s a good thing, but it’s not easy.   This week I’m partnering with April from 100lb Countdown.

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No Mother is Perfect

No Mother is Perfect cannot be friends

Did you ever have one of those days? You know, the day where everything starts off going as it should and somewhere along the line the train jumps your perfectly laid out, planned to the minute tracks? A day when your school-aged child throws a tantrum and you basically throw

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In the Hot Seat

hot seat steph&george

In the Hot Seat with Lanaya from Raising Reagan   It’s Friday and I’m ready for a break. It’s been a long work week and even without sports we’ve been very busy. To end my week, I’m participating in #AskAwayFriday again, this time with Lanaya from Raising Reagan.   Lanaya

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Until Fall

until fall

Well, I’m sure it’s not a permanent farewell, but my favorite link-up is going away for a while, at least until fall. So through spring and summer I’ll be compiling mix-tapes and taking them to the beach with me in anticipation of Twisted Mix-Tape Tuesday’s return. Appropriately, the theme this

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Friendships and Other Perks of Blogging

perks of blogging,

One of the perks of blogging is meeting other bloggers. Whether at a blog conference or through reading and commenting on each other’s posts – it’s easy to develop a friendship because in addition to the direct interaction via commenting, as you read someone’s stories you get to know them.

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The Truth

The Truth,

“Ask me no questions, I’ll tell you no lies.” – Oliver Goldsmith   What is the truth? I can tell you what it’s not: Secrets Exaggerations Omissions Behind the back whispers Jealousy Greed Sometimes the lies have been told so many times they are thought to be the truth. Other

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Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits from

What do you think of when I say “Greatest Hits?” I’m just going to say it, I’m not a fan of boxing. My dad loves it, I have friends who love it – I can’t handle it, the sweat, blood and spit; the swollen shut eyes; the way people lay

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Favorite Live Songs for Twisted Mix-Tape Tuesday

Favorite Live Songs from So I've been

This week’s Twisted Mix-Tape is songs you love that blew you away when you heard them live. Or to make it easier…I’m choosing my five Favorite Live Songs. The first option is too hard…I don’t remember a lot about the concerts I’ve been to. I’ve been to enough of them,

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Twisted MixTape Forbidden Love

Twisted MixTape Forbidden Love

It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for another Twisted MixTape. I’ve mentioned before – this is my favorite link-up. It’s hosted by Jen Kehl and the people that play really know their music, I love seeing what everyone chooses for the themes because I always find music I haven’t

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Love Songs

Love Songs Twisted MixTape Tuesday

With Valentine’s Day approaching it’s only fitting that this week’s theme for Twisted MixTape Tuesday is Love Songs. I have no idea why this song is the first Love Song that pops into my head but it is. Silly Love Songs, Paul McCartney & Wings   The song Greg and

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