Originally posted on musingsofanoldfart:
The above title is a paraphrased line from the movie “Troy” and while I cannot find it among any of the quotes from Homer’s “Iliad” it still resonates with me. Achilles is highly frustrated with Agamemnon and the other kings celebrating the day’s victory in battle, which none of them fought…
Parents have a lot of pressure on them these days. We are assaulted with all sorts of challenges to the values we work so hard to instill in our children. Is it too much to ask for a little help from the media and companies who (like it or not) play an influential role in … Continue reading
No, no… we’re not talking about the U.S. Presidential election. (Although we might be the only blog NOT talking about the election today. Except to say, if you are eligible to vote, VOTE!) We’re talking about our $25 Olive Garden gift card giveaway. Thank you to all who commented here and on our Facebook page. … Continue reading
To celebrate the season, our posts all month long will be dedicated to all things autumn and October. We wanted to take part in some of the blog challenges going on right now, but with both of us trying to maintain busy family schedules and focusing on finding more paying gigs, it didn’t seem feasible. … Continue reading
Dresden at CreatingMotherhood.com has a fabulous idea for when you’re in a bit of a rut, or “blog slump”. You can read her full post here: Scattergories: The Blog Slump Edition. If you’ve played the Scattergories board game before, then you get the gist of it. The idea is to answer the following series of questions, … Continue reading
Originally posted on The Cake Eccentric's Blog:
HEY!!!! THIS POST IS 2+ Years old— I updated it recently to help answer the questions and comments and traffic this post has received The updated version is HERE. From December 2010: I love big weekend brunches! Breakfast is a pretty big tradition in my family on the…
Today’s Five on Friday will be short and sweet. (Don’t you just love those types of blog posts? The rambling ones can be okay sometimes, but there are days when you just want to skim some useful information and move on, instead of reading someone waxing poetic on a touching story in their life or … Continue reading
Originally posted on Watch This Space:
Our son is an only child. I count my blessings but sometimes it’s hard. Today mine nearly broke my heart when he came up to me in the park, after trying unsuccessfully to join a game of tag with two other boys, and said, “Nobody never (sic) wants to play…
There’s 104 days of summer vacation, ‘til school comes along just to end it… We don’t live in Danville with Phineas and Ferb, so our summer vacation wasn’t quite 104 days. In fact, it seemed much shorter; school is soon coming along to end it for many of us! (For a few of our friends … Continue reading
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