I have a problem with over packing! There I said it! It seems like every time I have to pack for a trip I end up with way too many clothes and multiple bags! On a recent week long trip to North Carolina, my only option was to bring one duffle bag and one purse. There just wasn’t enough room for me to bring more. Yikes! How was I going to pack for a week in only one bag? This meant I was forced to develop a better packing plan! And I did! I came up with an excellent solution.
Don’t worry all you over packers….I’m here to help! [Read more…]
I have lived in Florida most of my life, and finally made a trip to the Everglades with my family! The best way to explore the area is on an airboat. There are several companies that provide airboat rides including both group and private tours. We decided to visit Everglades Holiday Park because they are home to the famous Gator Boys! Remember their show on Animal Planet…crazy guys wrestling alligators! While it was extremely hot on the day of our trip, we learned a lot about the Florida ecosystem, saw plenty of gators swimming in the wild, and most importantly had tons of fun! [Read more…]
As life changes so do our friends. Moms in general have many different types of friends. We have old friends and new friends, and some “friends” that we wish weren’t really our friends at all. (Don’t pretend that you don’t know exactly what I mean.) Personally, I have a bunch of acquaintances , but not so many friends. To me a friend is some who is there for you in good times and bad. A friend is there to listen and to also be heard. A friend is someone you have an emotional bond with. All those other people in your life, well they are fun to hang out with, but they may not be a true friend. I think every mom needs at least three friends in her life. [Read more…]