A big thanks to Dryco Restoration Services for sponsoring the following post and giveaway. It’s (finally!) early spring which means I start to get The Itch. Completely absent the rest of year, the sudden need to scrub, sanitize, organize, and purge my home of dirt, grime, broken toys, stubby crayons, and a million and […]
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Thank you to all the featured camps in and around the Duluth are for sponsoring our 2017 Guide to Summer Camps!
A big thanks to the Glensheen Mansion for sponsoring this post. They provided the tour, but all opinions are my own. When the staff at the Glensheen Mansion invited my family to come take a weekday tour, I immediately asked, “Are you sure you want me to bring my kids?” The simple answer I got was […]
There we were, speaking in hushed but hostile tones to each other through clenched teeth, our heads ducked on either side of the Jeep’s frame as we fumbled with our respective child car seat straps. Our little girls shifted uncomfortably as we buckled them into their chairs, taking their cues from us and remaining–for once–completely […]
My 5-year old daughter’s widening vocabulary astounds me. She’s inventive and witty with her words. She quickly picks up on catch phrases and idioms to test them out in conversation, often with a high rate of success. And it’s with much pride that I tell you she understands the fundamental nature of puns and seeks […]
Growing up, I was the kind of kid who was forever awkward, and definitely not in the Hollywood-perpetrated way in which a young girl doesn’t know her full beauty potential until she switches out her glasses for a pair of contacts. I did make the switch from glasses to contacts, but it didn’t do anything […]
The holidays are my thing. Come November 1st, I’m the obnoxious lady humming Christmas carols and browsing Target for a fancy new tree skirt (okay, it’s Target so I’ll amend: a moderately fancy, yet affordable, new tree skirt) as onlookers stare in contempt, nursing their sugar crash hangovers from binge candy eating the night before. […]