Would you say, “No.”?

Would you say, “No.” I can’t help but think of the times I tell my kids “No” as they ask for this and that in their lives.  Even with such cute little voices that even say, “Please Daddy.” Sometimes I…

“Eat, Drink, and Be Scary.” 


I love handing out candy on Halloween. Watching all of the little “Barbies” and “Supermans” and “M&M’s” come up in their costumes just cracks me up. I recently learned that Halloween has Irish origins. I’m not kidding. It comes from…

How would your kid react?

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.” – e.e. cummings Kids can be downright rotten. They cry. They scream. They demand things. They keep us up all night because of invisible monsters. It’s tough. Some parents, with…

$99 Pumpkin Patch Photos!!

“It’s a new season. A perfect opportunity to do something NEW. Something BOLD.” – Anonymous Is it just me, or has Mother Nature been on the fritz lately? I almost thought we were skipping fall and going straight from 90-degree…

Don’t Do This!!

“Dear Neighbors, Please do NOT call the police. It’s not domestic violence or a wild party. It’s football season, that’s just me screaming at my TV.” – Anonymous  24…38… Hut, Hut, HUT! Well, it’s officially football season, folks. Break out…

Back to school!

“Ohhhh… Back to school, back to school… to prove to Dad that I’m not a fool. Ohhhh… Back to school!” – Adam Sandler, Billy Madison Ding! School is in session. The kids are out of the house, the morning commute…

Well, that sucked!

Have you tried to get family photos and it all just falls apart? That was us just a few weeks ago! There we were; dressed to our best, traveled 3 hours to the beach, dreams of beautiful family photos dance…

A Better Date Night!

Sometimes you just need a better date night!   What do you do when your girl friend flew in all the way from Florida to hang out with you?  Unless she’s really into sports television, I highly recommend finding other…