The Smart Momma’s Facebook Pledge

All mothers talk about their kids. We brag, we whine, we ask for prayer, but they are our favorite topic. And if we occasionally share Too Much Information we know that the handful of friends who heard us will forgive and pretend to forget. Unfortunately social media...

The Only Gifts You Can Give…

We encourage giving. All giving. If a can of soup shows up in an empty pantry, we consider it mission accomplished. After all, it doesn’t really matter how it got there or who gave it, does it? The other day I witnessed a exchange that I’ve seen a hundred...

Legacy Gardens

Allow me to make a few confessions about my gardening: 1) I’m a gardener in April, maybe May. By June I’ve lost interest and everything dies. 2) I rarely plant anything besides flowers. I don’t eat vegetables unless they are in salsa or pizza sauce....

Launch Party

The prospect of book signings has always made me nervous. I’m one of those people who skip the buildings at the fair that hold the vendors. I hate to see their hopeful expressions as I make my way down the corridor. “Here she comes. I bet she has jewelry...

A Life of Glamour

Every adult needs a skill set that elevates them above the masses, that makes them valuable and employable. Even though I’ve chosen to stay home raising kids, when the need arises I’m confident that I can contribute to the family budget by falling back on...

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