Little Sand Point

Our camping trip over the weekend was at Little Sand Point on Lake Piseco in the Adirondacks. Cute W had picked a few possibilities, and I also appreciated getting a bit more information from A Single City Mom’s Guide to Camping, too. You’ll remember that   I mentioned that I had a little panic attack … [Read more…]

Camping Destinations

When I said that we were planning a camping trip, I got the same response at least three times: “Better you than me.” And each time I’d laugh and say, “I know, I know, but the kids love it.” Because they do. Every year at the beginning of summer I ask what they’d like to … [Read more…]

Muir Glen Gift Pack!

You all know that I’m cheap, but I don’t go around begging for free stuff. There are a ton of “Mommy Blogs” out there packed with giveaways and coupon codes and product reviews, and I’ll do it occasionally, but it’s not really my cuppa. I’ll do a giveaway if I think it’s something that you’ll … [Read more…]


The other day, J asked me to do something that appalled me. And impressed me. And grossed me out. I’ll give you a hint. . . “Oh, no!” you might be thinking. Oh, yes. Here’s  the other end of the string: This was all J’s idea. I wouldn’t do this to a child unless the … [Read more…]

Crafty Fan

My single most successful part of the paint project was J’s ceiling fan. It was always a cute fan. Here it is nestled in the former pink splendor. In the picture, each paddle is a different pastel shade with a metal flower, also in pastel. The fan also has pulls with cute little butterflies, and … [Read more…]