Driving With and Without Kids

I rarely find myself driving alone – so when I am, I still can’t stop what comes naturally to me. This is usually what I'm...

The Mysterious Dialing of 911

Remembering a good story from living in 29 Palms. Someone is knocking at my door at 8am and they won’t go away. Why, oh why?...

A Holiday Gift Giving Guide

It's that time of year -- the holidays are quickly approaching and many of you are already salivating at all the Black Friday deals...

Halloween of Years Past

Halloween has always been a fun time for my husband and myself because we love to dress up and go to parties. I was...

JC Penny Giveaway for Military Who Served in Iraq or Afghanistan

Free Giveaway for Vets JCPenney's is sponsoring the "Welcome Heroes Campaign"  partnered with the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA).  JCP will be distributing...

Veterans Day Discounts, Free Meals and Specials for 2011

This year's Veterans Day is truly special ~ 11-11-11.  We are grateful to the men and women who have served and continue to serve...

Taking the Kids Grocery Shopping ~ Crappy Pictures Style

One of my dear friends turned me onto the website Crappy Pictures.  I love this site and it offers me a smile or two...

Marucci Hits a Home Run with USMC Life

‘Tis the season for holidays and giveaways!  Marucci has joined forces with USMC Life and has graciously donated THREE full size souvenir baseball bats...

Ode to Backups

If it is worth keeping, it is worth backing up. — T.E Ronneberg... Have you ever lost a major file, paper or batch of photos? ...

Groundhog Day In Seasons

Does anyone else feel that their lives are “groundhog-day” in seasons?  For me,  fall season’s daily activities include school, homework, various sports, coupled with...