Apologies…

Ok, ok, I’m sorry.  I’ve completely neglected the blog for the last four weeks and I have no great excuses to offer.  Honestly, my life’s just been so jam-packed that I haven’t had a free night to myself in weeks.  Here are a few of the distractions that have kept me away… Planned a surprise birthday road trip to my son’s ideal vacation destination Baked...
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New Good Luck Printables in My Etsy Store

Don’t you just wish there was a sweet and simple way to wish someone good luck on a big day?  And wouldn’t it be awesome if it was something chocolaty?  Maybe they’re running their first 10K, gearing up for a big exam, or applying for a new job.  Whatever the reason – a little good luck gift (especially in chocolate form) is a fantastic way to boost an ego....
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Oh, how I'd love to be blogging right now…

See these cute little boys all bubbled up in a cozy kitchen-sink bath? If you ever wonder why I don’t post more often…I want you to think of their charming faces. That big one back there – he’s two.  The unfortunate age where he has the strength and balance to climb out of any crib but laughs with mischievous delight when I tuck him into a big boy bed.  Finally getting...
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Where the devil has MeckMom been?

Yet again, I have to apologize for my lack of posts lately.  We’ve been a little busy around here getting ready for yet another move.  That’s right – this one makes 9 moves in just 12 years.  All 9 have been packed up and hauled by my big, tough husband and myself (with a little help from some fabulous friends and family along the way).   Thanks to some ‘minimize,...
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How to Make Cheap, Easy and Wind-Proof Garage Sale Signs

I love hosting a good garage sale.  It’s a great excuse to give in to my compulsive purging habits.  A few weeks ago when we were planning our annual summer garage sale I did all the usual stuff.  I posted the sale on Craig’s List and listed it on eBay’s classifieds but what we really needed was a few great signs to pull in street traffic.  I ran to WalMart to pick up the...
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