Sunday Share: Y2W18


It’s Sunday. It’s raining. I’m trying to make the boys clean, but I’d have better luck trying to teach Chinese Calculus to a barrel of monkeys. It’s their own mess, too.

The peppers are coming along nicely in the living room. As is the maple tree. We have carrots, cucumber, beans, peas, and lettuce seeds anxiously waiting to be planted in the garden. We just need to get past the last frost which is somewhere between now and May 21st. I’ll probably plant them next week and keep them covered.

Until then, here’s something to read…

Passing Down the Love
Backyard games for kids or adults who want to be kids again…

Dorky Mom Doodles
10 Hilarious status updates…

A Momma’s View
W is for what she really needed…

Old House In the Shires
Teens and their stupid parents…

Where Are Your Pants
Things she’ll never be heard saying…



Sunday Share: Y2 W7

We’re almost 8 weeks into 2018. Have I learned anything yet this year? I have learned a few new Keto recipes for DW. I learned Crash doesn’t like spaghetti squash substituted for spaghetti. I learned to spell spaghetti so I don’t have to type “sketti” even though that’s what everyone calls it. I learned that if we don’t have chocolate chips, Bang would rather starve than have a chocolate chipless pancake. I also learned that just because you’re in 10th place that doesn’t mean you can’t still win it all!

I also learned that these are some good reads from this week…

Dorky Mom Doodles
How you know you’re raising a “Mean Girl”

Damn, Girl!
Girl power! and gaining economic power…

Rosie Culture
Stop kicking yourself over the small stuff…

Dreaming the World
The complexity of a bird network isn’t just for the birds after all…

A Momma’s View
What’s something good that’s happened to you? Let her know, please. Good news is great news!

Lastly, let me share with you a few other places around the internets that you can find and follow me…


Keep Calm Gold Olympic Quote

Sunday Share: Week 30


One triple o.

On another note… One double o. One. Zero. Zero. 100. 100 days until Halloween. Hope you have your costumes ready! I think this year I’m going to as Captain Underpants.


All I need is some tighty whities and a red cape. Hope it’s not cold this year. If it is, I’ll be Captain Obvious.

Fatty McCupcakes
A Birthday to remember…

Matthew Wakelee
Just enjoying the parks and taking advantage of a warm, summery day…

Black Coffee and Bourbon
On answering a child’s question…

Welcome to the Nursery
Kids pooping on the road (not literally)…

Lutherian Liar
Story time! About a trip to the Midwest. Complete with accents…

A coin, a bridge, and backed up traffic


I’m off to watch S04Ep03. Joffery just died and all hell is about break loose! What are you watching tonight?

If you’re channel surfing you can also surf over to Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook and find me there!

Sunday Share Week 11

Good Morning, Sunday! I hope everyone had a good night’s sleep. Good luck catching that lost hour for those of you who turned your clocks ahead. Crash was up at 6:30 (really 5:30 before the clocks the changed). Bang was up at 7 (really 6 before the time change). Fortunately, this is our March Break so we don’t have school all week. Lots of time for them to get caught up. Or be so tired and cranky that I’ll fear for their survival.

Have a great day!

The Other World: Book One
A book I beta read and you need to read (or at least see the cover of)

Dorky Mom Doodles
Lost in translation…

Coach Daddy
Boys and Baseball: A guest post

Faradays Candle
Music’s effect on brains

Apricots and Admiration
Instilling and bringing back confidence…

A letter to our children should we feel we fail them…

SuperDad’s GoPro
See the boys and I ice skating and having fun with the camera…


Sunday Share 500+

I’m not sure how it happened. I’m not sure when it happened. I do know that it did indeed happen.


500 followers? Thank you everyone!

Congratulations and thank you to Francis and Anna. I think this blogging couple was my 500th follower. At least they were the 500th counting backwards from my current followers. I missed capturing the 500th by 3. My good friend Dori, aka MamaParms from the blog Green Grapes, missed it by one! She was the 501st.

Thank you everyone who stops by to read. Whether you stop by everyone now and then or you read regularly, I appreciate the time you take on my blog. It really does put the fun in blogging.

Mark My World
502nd follower

Tips on Computer Desktop Publishing

Win With Mindy B

Edit Perfect Word

Whole Body Listening


Note: I’m currently at 512 followers. Thanks again everyone! 1,000 here I come!

Sunday Share… One for the Kids

This is a special Sunday Share. I’m not sharing the “big time” bloggers. I’m not sharing posts that already have hundreds of views. Today’s three posts are all brought to you by people younger than 18. Actually, they might all be younger than 12. Just because they aren’t adults, doesn’t mean they don’t have anything to say. Sometimes what they say will leave us in stitches. Sometimes they’ll leave us thinking.

Happy reading!

Crash’s Corner
His first post and already he’s thinking of what to write for his next

The Poopy Pants Blog
I could tell you about this blog, but that would just ruin it for you

A very passionate post about helping save Mother Nature (the Great Australian Bight)


Sunday Share 2.0

This is 2.0. Updated to be posted on Monday instead of my usual Sunday. If you’re lucky you’ll get a second post today. If you’re not lucky… well at least you have 5 links here to check out and are TOTALLY worth it.

Jan Morrill
The empathetic six year old and an evesdropper

Eda J Vor
The Dudebro and Padme Amidala

The Frenchie Mummy Blog
A sweet little girl and Grumpy Boyfriend

Single Family Asylum
A doctor’s call and dying (maybe)

Crash’s Corner
Lego and his first unboxing video

There was one I really wanted to share but forgot to save. Help! It was photo challenge (I think) to capture shots emphasising the colors of the rainbow. One of the photos was of a child with stunning blue eyes. The other photos were incredible, too. If anyone has seen could you let me know which one it was? Thanks!

Have a great Monday, y’all!


Sunday Share 31

Mmm… ginger chai tea. It’s my current favorite. Like most of life, though, it needs a bit of sugar to sweeten it up. I’ve tried drinking it without, but it’s just not the same. A warm cup of delicious tea does wonders for a sore throat and stuffy head. I’ll be in bed soon. But I needed to leave you with last week’s good reads for today’s Sunday Share before I visit Lily White. I’ve got this good book I’m reading that I’ll have to tell you about some day. The girl just discovered there’s more to life than meets the eye. I can’t wait find out how she reacts.

Happy Reading!

Not the Average Mama
C’mon mankind. Let’s get it together, already!

A Hillbilly Blogger
His mountain isn’t my mountain, but I know exactly what he’s talking about.

Baby Sideburns
A parents favorite yet also worst words to hear, “I do it myself”

The Daddy Blitz
Prickly Parenting

Her View from Home
Written by Stacy of Revisions of Grandeur about finding strength in others

Niki’s Thoughts (A Texan’s View of Upstate New York)
A spectacular list of 10 blogs to read (Thanks for including me, Niki!)

Whew! With 2 hours to spare, there is this week’s Sunday Share. I’ll still be late to my own funeral. Punctual is not my middle name.


Sunday Share 26

Hello Sunday.  What a good day you are. Except that you have Monday eerily hanging around at an awkward distance. Though you did bring Saturday to the party, so I’ll have to give you that.

Hope this Sunday found you happy, healthy and full of just enough energy to get the crap done you didn’t have time for during the week. Happy reading! I’m gonna go get the 3,239 steps I need to get my 10,000… Ugh, Crash beat me this weekend!

The Daddy Blitz
Relax parents… it’s all good.

Coach Daddy
The inspiration for my own “Go Ask Your Father”

A Momma’s View
Meant to be by chance

The Invisible Moth
The many faces of bravery

A Song Diary
Hearing The Light


Sunday Share 20

My FitBit is lying to me. It’s telling me today was a lazy day. It’s saying I’m just under 6,000 steps at 9 pm. I know I did more than that!

  • I made chocolate chip banana pancakes for breakfast
  • I washed sheets from three beds
  • I washed comforters from three beds
  • I made three bed after everything was dry
  • I made two YouTube videos – one for Crash and one for Bang (don’t forget to supervise  subscribe)
  • I swept the kitchen floor
  • I took all the toys that were drug upstairs back to the basement
  • I went grocery shopping
  • I put those groceries away
  • I made pork tenderloin, smashed potatoes, carrots, and corn for supper
  • I helped two kids get ready for bed
  • I played Lego

Stupid thing. I felt busy, but according to FitBit I wasn’t. Ever had one of those day?

Now this I can relate to. Kids in grocery stores can be a nightmare.

And now and then an elephant all white.
The beautiful sound of children sleeping. Almost poetic.

Dramatic Momologue
For those times when you have galena and know exactly how to use it in your kindergartner’s planet project.

Coach Daddy
#GirlsRock – This girl is going places

A Momma’s View
What a true friend means

Who’s My Favorite Today?
I have to share this one…. because poop!

Bradley Wood
Help my brother reach $1,000 donated to The Roswell Cancer Institute. This year he rides in honor of Melina Selent who, at the age of 10 months, had retinoblastoma, an eye cancer.

Jody Mattie
A friend of mine, a running buddy, had just finished running 26.2 miles in Boston in 2013. He was sitting in the medical tent recovering when the bombs exploded. Because of his location at the time, he saw most of the victims prior to triage and being taken to hospital. Please visit his page and, if you can, help him reach his goal of $5,000 to 50 Legs, an organization working to empower those without.