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One of my dear friends turned me onto the website Crappy Pictures.  I love this site and it offers me a smile or two most often when I need it most. I decided to try my own hand making...
‘Tis the season for holidays and giveaways!  Marucci has joined forces with USMC Life and has graciously donated THREE full size souvenir baseball bats with custom engraving worth $100 each.  These bats are very cool – think about winning...

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?  Ummm I have!  This weekend I lost everything on my website.  Argh!  Nothing feels as...

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 the various daily chores of laundry, cleaning, and cooking meals. Each season brings about a...

Meet My Enemies

I want to introduce you to my archenemies: pooper scooper, lip gloss, hand soap, and step-stool. In any given area, my three year old can find something she shouldn’t be into and make a complete disaster in under a...

Road Tripping

Like many of you, we took a road trip on our long holiday weekend to have some quality time with the family. We loaded up the kids in our trusty SUV and headed a location filled with sun and sand....

Free Giveaway

USMC Life is giving away TWO CD's featuring Military Wife Comedienne Mollie Gross "When the Silent Ranks Aren't So Silent". How do I enter the contast, all you fabulous people might be asking?  It's simple!  Enter your email address in our blog...

Wings for Warriors

I want to introduce you to “Doc” Ameen, Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Petty Officer, who sustained massive injuries while deployed with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, Fox Company in 2008. He enlisted in the Navy when he was 21 years old and...

Making a Difference

“Cautious, careful people always casting about to preserve their reputation or social standards never can bring about reform” ~ Susan B. Anthony I love this quote. I had this quote hanging on my desk at work to remind me not...

Picking Your Battles

I used to look at these cute little girls with wild and crazy hair, wondering why their mothers never combed it more or put cute little barrettes in. This thought crossed my mind today as I was watching my two...