The Anniversary Picnic

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Saturday morning most of us descended en masse on Mom & Dad’s house to get ready for the picnic. By “us” I mean Uncle Ike, Aunt Elle and their boys, Uncle Jay, College Boy, Irish Girl and their kids, Cowboy, Princess and their girls yes I have news to share,…

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Sleep, Glorious Sleep!

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Teacher is one of those people who can fall asleep almost anywhere, anytime. And he’s not the only one. Me not so much. I’ve always had a hard time falling asleep, even when I was a kid. Sometimes I know there’s something on my mind, like planning an anniversary party,…

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T-Minus 24 and Counting

I took Friday off to prepare for the Anniversary Picnic. First order of business – getting my hair touched up! I’d gotten it done about 5 weeks ago and the color still looked fantastic, if you didn’t count the half inch of white and brown roots peeking out. My stylist…

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Planning an Anniversary Picnic

Shortly after Mom handed over her little red book aka her “List of Demands” I met Uncle Jay and Uncle Ike at Fazolis to go over her notes, start planning, and enjoy a little pasta. It didn’t take long for me to realize that planning this shindig was going to…

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Walmart Beauty Box – Summer 2016

My Walmart Summer Beauty Box arrived in the mail unexpectedly – what a great surprise! The box is a little smushed, but everything inside was just fine.   Teacher snickered at my excitement, “I don’t think of “beauty” when I think of Walmart.” Good point, but our budget is more…

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Well, That Didn’t Work

We don’t have an office, and since I spend most of the day in the kitchen, dining room and play room, the kitchen counter ends up being a mini-office. A very messy mini-office. I’ve tried a couple of things to contain the clutter – keeping most of my To Do…

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Target Beauty Box – June 2016

Guess what…   Princess scored us June Beauty Boxes from Target!   They look really great this monty – I can’t wait to dive in!   Pantene Expert Intense Hydration Shampoo “Concentrated hydrating formula gently cleanses and nourishes to instantly quench dry hair.” This smells amazing and makes my hair…

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Target Mens Beauty Box – June 2016

For Father’s Day I ordered Teacher the Target Men’s Beauty Box. Of course I couldn’t wait to give it to him, so he got it the same day it arrived at our house. He was so surprised! And pleased too, I think.   I think it should be named something…

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Solea Tequila Tasting Dinner – February 2015

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Yes, I realize it’s June 2016, but life has been hectic. So hectic that I didn’t have time to edit photos earlier. So hectic that we haven’t made it to any Tequila dinners since this one. Now THAT’s busy!   A beautiful table is set up to showcase and offer…

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