Our Hanukkah Traditons

Hanukkah is a totally new thing for me! I grew up celebrating Christmas and knowing very little about Hanukkah . When I married a Jewish man I knew it was time to learn about my husband’s traditions and incorporate them into our children’s lives. I am very thankful that my husband has done the same and […]

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The first time I held bodacious Baby D.

November Is National Adoption Month

Did you know that November is National Adoption Month? As you think about building or expanding your family, consider adoption! My husband, Larry, and I adopted our oldest son in 2001. Although I would do it again in a heartbeat, you should know that the process involves a lot of details. Many of you may know […]

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Movies and Candy

There is this great place in Henderson called Movies and Candy! This place is probably the last of it’s kind, it is a movie rental and candy store. I ended up going into this place one day when I was trying to kill some time before my kids’ swim class started. It happens to be […]

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Warehouse Wars sign

FLIPnOUT Fun Center – Review

(Disclaimer: FLIPnOUT Fun Center provided complimentary admission for trampoline time, as well as a discounted rate for laser tag.) For anyone who had a death accessory trampoline growing up, you’ll likely remember the thrills of defying gravity. What’s even better than one trampoline? How about a large warehouse area with wall-to-wall trampolines? FLIPnOUT provides just […]

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Fresh52 Autumn Harvest Festival

fresh52 Autumn Harvest Festival 2014

Happy Fall mamas!  It’s that time of year again for fall festivals!  One of my favorites is local Las Vegas fresh52 Farmers Market’s annual Autumn Harvest Festival Nov 8th 9am-4pm at Tivoli Village 302 S Rampart.  There will be something for everyone and this is a free community event!  There will be local farmers and […]

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30 Days of Gratitude

What better month than November to focus on Gratitude. Not only is Thanksgiving this month, but yours truly celebrates a birthday this month too! Birthdays are always a time for reflection: What am I grateful for? How are my goals shaping up? What can be done to help  move things forward? Have my needs and wants […]

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It’s Pumpkin Patch Time!

Most people who know me would classify me as a complete holiday freak! I love celebrating so the holiday season for me is by far the best time of the year. One of our favorite activities during the month of October is checking out all the local pumpkin patches. Even though our local pumpkin patches […]

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Best Summer Activities for Teens: What They Are and Why They Matter

It’s not too early to make plans for next summer…Welcome guest blogger Justine Harrington. She’s passionate about enriching the lives of our teens. Enjoy… When it comes to finding worthwhile activities for your teen to participate in during the summer, it’s easy to become a bit overwhelmed. There are tons of options out there, and it can be hard […]

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