Monthly Archive: December, 2013

2013 – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

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Another year is about to roll on by and I can honestly say that there have been few years I’ve wanted to give a rousing “Don’t let the door hit ya…” to than… Continue reading

Have yourself a Mellow little Christmas…

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I love Christmas. I love finding and wrapping presents. I love decorating and cooking. I love singing Christmas songs and looking at Christmas lights.   So- this year is a little weird –… Continue reading

An Australian Noel

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I can’t believe how quickly Christmas is screeching up on us this year.  I’m actually starting to look forward to Christmas as the work year winds down and my overtired mind allows itself… Continue reading

More Travel Tips from a Now “More-Seasoned” Traveler

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By Carrie Pokrefke I went on a month-long trip to the southern hemisphere and have come back with more travel tips to add to my previous “travel tips” blog post.  I’ve never taken… Continue reading

Mail Merge How To Guide

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Wellll, I had typed an extensive post with screenshots and everything for you and then Firefox crashed so here’s a link to a how-to guide. 🙂 http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/mail-merge-using-an-excel-spreadsheet-HA102809678.aspx This time of year it can… Continue reading

Christmas Confessions

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I hate “A Christmas Story”.  I mean really hate. It is a constant source of bafflement to me that this is a “holiday favorite”. And yes – I have – unfortunately- watched it. I… Continue reading

Home for the Holidays

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With the onslaught of the holidays, guest start arriving and family time begins.  If your family is like mine, we all descend upon our parents’ house in the rural parts of Texas.  Our… Continue reading

Donkeys in the desert

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I can’t stop thinking about my time in Jordan.  Seriously, if you ever get the chance, make sure you go there – it is the most amazing country.  The landscapes are vast, the… Continue reading

Ginger Pop: Five Fab Drag Moments in Family Entertainment

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As you may or may not have heard, there was a big to do last week when the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade featured a performance from the cast of Broadway’s Kinky Boots. Based… Continue reading

Shameless Reblog – Evolutionary Parenting

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I can’t possibly say this any better than Tracy of Evolutionary Parenting just did. http://evolutionaryparenting.com/when-im-not-so-fun-to-be-around/ Anyone else willing to fess up?