[ 9 ] September 22, 2010 |
Music That Reminds Me Of…{Autumn}

Music That Reminds Me Of…{Autumn}

Today I am starting a new meme, Music That reminds Me Of… {insert season/holiday/special occasion here} We are starting off with Autumn, because it is one of my two favorite seasons. Oh, yeah, and today is the official first day of Autumn. So that was rather serendipitous, wasn’t it? Music is oftentimes a very visceral […]

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[ 4 ] September 20, 2010 |
How To Customize Your WP-Ban Message

How To Customize Your WP-Ban Message

I have been wanting to add an image to the WP-Ban message that all people I banned get to see. I just could not figure it out. Why? Because sometimes I’m a little slow on the uptake. I Googled my little heart out trying to find instructions. I even found the forum for the WP-Ban […]

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[ 8 ] September 15, 2010 |
Why Are Bloggers Afraid To Write A Negative Review?

Why Are Bloggers Afraid To Write A Negative Review?

There is a curious thing in the blogosphere regarding ethics, honesty and truthfulness in mommy blogger reviews. Bloggers are adamant that everyone follow the rules, be open, honest and forthright in their review posts. Follow the FTC guidelines. Etcetera. Etcetera. Etcetera. Ad nauseum. However, many reviewers either will not post a negative review at all, […]

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[ 8 ] September 5, 2010 |
10 Questions Brandy Tagged Me With…OY…

10 Questions Brandy Tagged Me With…OY…

I rarely do Blog Tags. Usually because they are  those weird 20 questions from FaceBook. But for Brandy, I cannot say no.  You can read her post here. I have to pick some people to tag at the end of this along with making up new questions of my own. This will be fun. I […]

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[ 8 ] September 1, 2010 |
Just Another Wordless Wednesday…{Mommy’s Love}

Just Another Wordless Wednesday…{Mommy’s Love}

I am the crazy Cat Lady. We own one indoor cat who is beautiful, but demon possessed. And I feed the strays. It started out last fall with 4 almost adult cats. Then a couple of more got wind that I fed cats every night, so then there were six. Then a couple of months […]

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[ 14 ] August 25, 2010 |
Just Another Wordless Wednesday….{The Many Styles Of The Diva}

Just Another Wordless Wednesday….{The Many Styles Of The Diva}

Oh that Diva of mine….she has her own style to be sure. She loves to dress up in pretty things. Then go climb a tree or make mud pies. She is a girly Tom-Boy. Just like her Mama. Only I was always shoeless. Climbing trees, playing in the dirt…beating up the boys who annoyed me. […]

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[ 8 ] August 23, 2010 |
Giveaway Mondays

Giveaway Mondays

Yes, I know…I have been a bad blogger. I have not posted the giveaway linky in a few weeks. Life just…got away from me I suppose. But I’m back, er, it’s back, so link away my friends. Link away! It’s time to list all your contests here at The Asylum. I don’t have time to […]

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[ 11 ] August 19, 2010 |
I’m Melting…

I’m Melting…

It’s a million degrees, we have no central air and I live in The IE. I have put an ice pack on my feet to feel comfortable enough to sleep. I feel like I’m walking through Jell-O with this waking up at o’dark-thirty to get The Diva off to kindergarten. And The Free Range Stupid […]

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[ 14 ] August 17, 2010 |
Just Another Wordless Wednesday…{First Day Of Kindergarten}

Just Another Wordless Wednesday…{First Day Of Kindergarten}

Last Wednesday, The DIva started kindergarten. SHe was very excited. Tired, but excited. ANd as any good Mom should, I took pictures. None are teen years blackmail worthy though. Damn it. She wouldn’t look at the camera and smile. But isn’t her outfit adorable? I just love a little girl in plaid. It’s all so […]

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[ 9 ] August 14, 2010 |
Reason #31 Why You Should Not Introduce Your Kids To The Music You Grew Up On

Reason #31 Why You Should Not Introduce Your Kids To The Music You Grew Up On

Back in June, I found one of those 80’s compilation CD’s on clearance at Target. You know the ones… So this one was 80’s New Wave. Right up my alley. I am a child of the 80’s. I graduated high school in 1989. Yes, I’m old. So? I played this in the car. The Diva […]

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[ 11 ] August 11, 2010 |
Just Another Wordless Wednesday…{The Kindergarten Files}

Just Another Wordless Wednesday…{The Kindergarten Files}

Today, The Diva starts her first day of kindergarten. Yesterday, we went to Back To School Night and met her teacher. We were given an entire file folder of papers to look through, sign, etc. One of the “packets” was the Kindergarten Handbook. These are the last two pages. You can read for yourself. Anyone […]

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[ 18 ] August 6, 2010 |
Just Gonna Stand There And Watch Me Burn?

Just Gonna Stand There And Watch Me Burn?

A friend of mine, Kas, from Southern Bella’s Ways To Save made me aware of the I Love The Way You Lie video yesterday. It’s very powerful. The lyrics and the imagery. It gave me chills. I especially like the chorus: Just gonna stand there and watch me burn? Well that’s alright because I like […]

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