Cute Valentine’s Day Printables

The Valentine’s Day Craze According to CNN.com, billions of dollars are spent for Valentine’s Day. Billions!  Who knew roses and chocolate could be so costly?! 😳 I was never a huge fan of Valentine’s Day, but since becoming a mom and teacher, I find it fun to surprise my kids with little “gifts” to brighten their ...

Twix Brownies

  Twix Brownies I love a crowd-pleasing recipe. I take pleasure in sharing a home-baked dessert that gets eaten up before the others! Does that make me too prideful? Probably, but at least I’m honest! 😉 You should know that the first time I tried out this recipe, I made a few mistakes. First of ...

Small Business Favorites

  Small Shop Favorites Small Business Small businesses are, as you may already know, privately-owned partnerships/corporations that have fewer employees and less revenue than a regular-sized business. Think of your local coffee shop, or hair salon, or downtown boutique. They’re often more friendly, more personal, and much more customer-oriented than a large business. My Passion ...

If She’s Deaf, So What?

If She’s Deaf, So What? My phone rang; I glanced down at it and sighed. Rowan’s pediatrician had been calling me with reminders to set up a second hearing screening. I’d been putting it off ever since she “failed” the first one, when she was born. I’m not a procrastinator by nature. But for this, ...