Where is my Tape, Scissors, Tweezers and Other Standard Household Items?

Motherhood….  SOME things are NEVER mentioned to you before you have children. All I can say – tape, scissors, tweezers, and pens. WHERE. ARE. THEY!!! ...more

OMGOSH!!! Today Marks My 27th Mother’s Day

 On May 9, 2016, in Crazy Stuff, First Set, Mom, Second Set, by Jennifer McPherson...more

Teach Your Kids to Give Back - Honor Flight Northern Colorado Endurance Ride

One of the greatest things we can teach our children is the gift of giving. This past year I have been blessed to be able to support the Honor Flight Northern Colorado Endurance Ride. In doing so my children are learning a valuable lesson to carry with them into their future....more

The Lone Water Bottle

The Lone Bottle of WaterOn December 11, 2015, in Mom, by Jennifer McPhersonHere is something your parents NEVER tell you about having kids....more
goodnessmadness  Yep... Even if we had the exact same of everything... My kids would find ...more

Mama Had a Baby and Her Head Popped Off!

Mama Had a Baby and Her Head Popped Off!On February 16, 2015, in Crazy Stuff, ...more

How Green is your Thumb?

Gardening is EASY!I am a self-proclaimed green thumb. Last summer I began my garden experiment with yellow squash, zucchini, tomatoes and pumpkins. Unlike my cooking abilities and much to my surprise, I was wildly successful.  I had zucchini and squash for all who wanted it. Our pumpkins flourished and gave us 6 cute lil Jack O’lanterns for Halloween.  Tomatoes were plentiful, but I bought plants so I cannot take all the credit on those....more

Do You Front Porch Sit?

There is nothing better on a summer night than front porch sittin’.The past few nights have been absolutely perfect. The temperatures hover around 80 degrees with no humidity, Ahhhhhhh. I have the most FABULOUS rocking chair for sittin’, given to me as a gift by our dear friends from France (hello Xavier & Joycelyne)....more

Shamed for a Bike Ramp: What's Wrong with My Home Owners' Association?

Maybe I am just a hillbilly living in suburbia?...more
My parents live in an HOA, and the things their neighbors have called on them for are just ...more

Teen Dating and Uncomfortable Situations

Beau & CalvinBeau has been dating someone now for – I want to say half a year now.  Maybe longer, but I am old so last week to me usually means two months ago.  Anyhow, her boyfriend is a really nice guy and I totally approve....more

Valuable Lessons Learned for Kids on Road Trips

We just got back from a mini vacation road trip to Montana.  Dang if we haven’t become experts at road tripping with little ones.  You may have seen us at the gas station, we were the ones with the kids in mismatched PJ’s, hair wild as the wind, and wearing only socks (non matching socks of coures). Pretty sure I saw a redneck sneak a pic, then exclaimed to his wife:“This is going on the Wall of Walmart.”...more