Mikey Ninja Turtle Birthday Cake

This past weekend was Bella’s 8th birthday. The one thing she wanted was to have a Ninja Turtle birthday cake. So I started searching around online for different cakes that I could have an idea of what to tell our “cake lady“, as my son calls her! Here is our Mikey cake:


Bella’s eyes lit up when she saw her cake. It is EXACTLY what she wanted. But I had a surprise for her…but she wouldn’t know what that surprise was until we cut into the cake…


Best. Cake. Ever!


Operation Get Healthy with Doctor Recommended, Natural Probiotic

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. This winter has been one of the worst winters I can ever remember. And I've lived in the midwest my entire life. We've had -30 temperatures, a billion inches of snow, and … [Read More...]

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Top Ten Most Romantic Movies

My husband and I don't really do anything for Valentine's day. Never really have. I'm OK with that, sort of. But what I really like are the simple things. Ordering take-out once the kids are in bed, watching a movie together, etc. So it got me thinking, since it's almost Valentine's day, what are the most romantic, according to me, movies that … [Read More...]


I’m Leaving on a Cruise Ship…

If you have paid any attention to the news this winter, you would see that most of the country is getting slammed with snow. Lots and lots of snow. One things for sure, I am going to have one rocking upper body after this winter is over with all the shoveling I've done! I mean look at the snow: But..thankfully I only have 1 month, 21 days … [Read More...]


Night Clubs for Teenage Kids

Just the other day I was writing about how there are a group of parents, nowadays that believe in the Everybody Wins mentality, basically coddling their children and preventing them from having to face that someone may just be better at something than them. However, there is that other group of parents that let their children run wild and don't set … [Read More...]

Everybody Does NOT Win

What are we doing to our kids? I mean really? I don't know exactly when this whole "everybody wins" mentality started, but it has to stop. We are creating a bunch of self-entitled kids who then grow up to be self-entitled adults. Kids cannot go through life thinking everything will be handed to them. They have to EARN it. We put our kids into … [Read More...]