This may come as a shock, but I have had a blog longer than Facebook has been around. I dabbled around with Yahoo Geocities as long ago as 1998. My first consistent blog was born in 2003, a year before Facebook was created. At the time, my “online journal” was where all my updates went. […]


Today is Earth Day! It may be a normal Tuesday but there are still plenty of activities you can do as a family if you want to recognize this special day and talk about ways we can take responsibility for the way we treat our planet. But it doesn’t mean everything has to be a […]


The Marriage Marathon

by Andrea on April 21, 2014 · 1 comment

The Boston Marathon just began. My brother-in-law, Dean, is there running and for that reason (in addition to last year’s tragedy) I am following the race closer than I normally would. Otherwise, it’s a normal day coming off a normal weekend. Right now in my house, Oscar is five and Calvin is just 3 months […]

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Good Friday Reflections

by Andrea on April 18, 2014 · 0 comments

It’s been a whirlwind week that started in California and ends here in Raleigh with Easter weekend. I am in a pretty fast-paced season and it’s starting to catch up with me. There are so many great things happening that keep us busy, it’s hard to complain. But I am still human and sleep is […]


I’m home from an amazing weekend at the Disneyland Resort for the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration. Over the weekend I learned, was inspired and yes even shed a tear or two. The conference was amazing and I have far more to share than just one post. I plan to take my time remembering and […]


Sponsored Y’all know I have had some serious hair issues. Some may say I am lucky, having experienced nearly every hair texture known to man. I will admit that it’s pretty fun to try new things, but that means I am always in a state of trial and error when it comes to products. I guess […]


I love Disneynature movies. We fell fast for Chimpanzee not just because the film was amazing, but also because the little chimp’s name was Oscar! This year, a new movie is teaching us all about BEARS. As part of the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, we will be attending a screening this weekend. I thought […]

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