She Said Yes!

August 21, 2017 was a big day around here. First of all, it was The Girl’s first day of 4th grade. It was also my parents 50th wedding anniversary and the day of the Great American Eclipse. We didn’t get totality here, and in fact, we had a ton of …

We Fought Off Summer Brain Mush

I think as parents, we can all agree that kids spend too much time in front of screens, and it’s hard to curb them because it’s often what saves our sanity – am I right? Well, I decided to change things up this past summer. I made an executive decision …

Checkup: Check!

I’ve been so busy, I’ve been remiss in my postings. Let’s backtrack… June 9th, I was scheduled for my 6 month CT scan and follow up with Alla a few days after. Unfortunately, I had a cold, so while I went through with the CT, I thought it best to …

Gettin’ Medieval

This week has been our annual July staycation week. That means Hubs takes the week off work, lots of things go awry and aren’t all fun and games, which annoys him but the fact is he’s the only one on “vacation” – and then some good times are had too. …