Braking Bad

When you’re a blogger, blog posts tend to take shape in your head. Or at least that’s the way most of my blog posts start out. For instance, there was the time that I was driving along in the Jeep with a friend and the transfer case fell off the Jeep and right onto the road ....more

Idle Chatter

So, here I sit behind my laptop trying to figure out the best way to welcome all eight of you back to From Inmates To Playdates, Inc. It’s been several weeks since I’ve spent any time around this joint, and the best excuse I have is that I’ve been busy and tired. VERY TIRED ....more

What I Learned This Week – Colton Dixon Giveaway

Y’all know that I have been an American Idol fan for the better part of forever here on the blog. So, when I was contact by Media Collective to ask if I’d be interested in reviewing Colton Dixon’s newest album, Anchor, I was all, Where do I sign up? You may remember Colton Dixon from the eleventh season of American Idol where he finished 7th, or you may know Colton Dixon from KLOVE or the Dove Awards or from any of his many appearances on shows like The Ellen DeGeneres Show or The Jay Leno Show ....more

What I Learned This Week

I am trying, for the 417th time to sync music onto my iPhone. For some reason, there are about seven songs that won’t play. Instead of my phone playing them, it skips them ....more

What I Learned This Week

My family is smack dab in the thick of baseball and track season. That basically translates to very few free evenings and dinner on the go. But, I’m trying to keep in mind that this is Stevie’s last spring season of Little League and some day we will...more

What I Learned This Week

It has been a rough week up in here....more

American Idol – Top 9

Tonight is 80’s week. This is promising!!! As a product of 1973, I loved the 80s and I have high hopes for this to be a great night ....more

What I Learned This Week

Ok, so, here’s the thing. For starters, it has warmed up substantially. Next, Baseball practices are still miserable because even though 54 degrees is much warmer than SIX, it is still too cold, in my humble opinion to be stuck standing outside watching my boys practice....more

THIS Is American Idol [Live Blogging]

It is Thursday night and THIS is American Idol! I have been sitting standing at the ballfield for two hours while Alex practiced. I am froze ....more

What I Learned This Week

I am pleased to report that the snow is gone. Hopefully, we are finished with that mess. Unfortunately, the plague has hit the household ....more