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Red, White and Blue and what it means to me

As a naturalized citizen, I have the best of both worlds. I get to enjoy all of the liberties being an American affords and being born outside of this country, I have an acute awareness of how important they are. I don’t take any of the rights that I have for granted. At times when … Continue reading

New year, new attitude.

How to save a life!

Admit it. Your mind went straight to the song by The Fray. And then your mind went to Grey’s Anatomy. I digress. On to the business at hand. I spent 4 hours last week learning adult and child CPR. I have to say it was the best 4 hours I have spent in a very … Continue reading

My twins love to party

The family and I attended a fun party this weekend. And the kids, especially the girls, had a ball. It has been a couple of months since they attended a party as I tend to take my son alone without them. It just works out better. He has a better time and I am not … Continue reading

Central Florida Blog Con – The kick in the butt I needed!

I attended my very first blogging conference, #CFLBLOGCON12, this weekend. I have been blogging for over a year but have never been able to make it to a conference. In my opinion, I have been doing a lot of things right but coming out #CFLBLOGCON12, I now realize there is so much more that I … Continue reading

My summer travels

It’s no secret that I love Instragram. What’s not to love? I can make almost any photo look like it was taken by a professional. I can smooth, color and remove imperfections with a brush of my finger. I love adding drama to my photos. It appears I have a thing for clouds. Here are a … Continue reading

Crabs in a barrel syndrome.

I am very disappointed at the comments made about Gabby Douglas’ hair. But I have to admit I am not very surprised. I am not sure about the extent of it, but it has made national news which is embarrassing. My children rarely have people who look like them achieve so much on such a … Continue reading

My quest for the perfect breakfast is over.

For me finding something that met all my criteria for a great breakfast (filling, convenient, tasty) was always a struggle.  I have the 3 kids plus I work so I don’t really have time to play around with a big fancy breakfast. Bars and frozen items work but they always left me feeling hungry and … Continue reading

Twin names are twice as hard!

Oh yay! The 2011 Security list of popular baby names is out. I have a thing for names. I think they mean a lot. I admit that I get a little picture in my head of people when I hear their names. So you can image when it came to naming my three children, it was a very … Continue reading

Hello world!

Hello world. Allow me to introduce myself. I am full-time working mom with 3 lovely kids and an adorable husband.  Full disclosure…I am tired. Always extremely tired. After taking care of everyone else, I often struggle to find the time for the things I really love to do or would love to try. This is … Continue reading

This is me!

Twenty fingers, Twenty toes
Plenty of work, heaven knows!
Four little arms to hold tight.
Four little cheeks to kiss at night.
(plus my sweet little boy of course)

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