Summer DIY Chalkboard Fun

Have your planned out your summer activities yet? Here are a few fun craft and activity ideas featuring chalkboard paint. One can on paint can go a long way for entertaining! Links are in the gallery below:   nggallery template=’carousel’ id=’41′     ________________________________________________ Read more of my writing at:     Follow me on MORE »

Graduation Gift Giving 101: The Freshman Survival Kit

When I was a senior in high school way back in 1988 the most popular gift given and received was a check for nineteen-dollars-and-eighty-eight-cents. Get it? Our parents and our parents’ friends were very clever. And while, yes, getting a check in any amount was most appreciated and spent almost immediately (probably on beer and pizza), MORE »

Fathers Day Around the World: Top 7 Celebrations

So who spends Father’s Day alone in a movie theater, watching Tom Cruise rock out as an ’80s hairish band rock god? Two thumbs at this guy. Sweet aunt jebus, I love Father’s Day. In the morning, it’s all about family celebration and kind words and hugs and moments so sweet even Frank Capra would MORE »

What Is a Father?

Happy Father’s Day to all of the amazing, participating dads out there, the male role models that step in willingly and the solo single moms, like me, on double duty. So, another Father’s Day is here. My son gave me a kiss, a card and some chocolate. “Happy Father’s Day, Mommy,” he said. “Let’s make MORE »

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