Erika Anne. Supportive. Loving. Mother. Sister. Daughter. Confidant. Co-conspirator. Smart – no, really – SCARY smart. Dedicated. Hard-working. Funny. Friend. Until the last year, we haven... Read More
I received this as an e-mail from Aaron’s mom and step-dad, Tom & Carol, today.  I love it, and I thought it should be out in the open for all the mothers I know to see. Real Mothers don&#... Read More
I saw a quote on Facebook that one of my friends’ daughters said about her . . . it was, “Mom, you’re!”  It’s the perfect description of my mom, and even-tho... Read More
I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies.  The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.  ~André Gide I s... Read More
For anyone who knows me and knows my parents at all, knows a lot about my dad.  He is an Animal Behaviorist – basically a fancy term for a psychologist for animals – and he’ll kill ... Read More
Reagan and Bailey had a project for school this week where they had to write a paper explaining how to make or do something.  They wanted to write about baking a cake, so on Wednesday after school, t... Read More
One of my favorite blogs to read is Ree Drummond’s The Pioneer Woman.  I’ve posted recipes from Ree’s blog, I’ve entered her photography contests, and I laugh each time I read... Read More
I have always known my parents were a little off center mentally, but now I have proof (though I’d have loved to do what they did, too!). I already talked about their trip to Park City, Utah, an... Read More
This week Sunday night at our house was pretty quiet.  Just the dogs and me.  I had some hamburger I needed to use, so I made Hamburger Soup.  This is kind of my own creation, but it originally sta... Read More
Not really. My parents have been on vacation.  They’re actually getting ready to head home tomorrow.  I’m not jealous because they worked their butts off for a very long time in order to... Read More