Of Summer and Sand…Winds of Change?

2009 June 26
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Of Summer and Sand...Winds of Change?

You know what I really wanted to capture with these photos on the beach? I wanted a great shot of all three kids working together.. in a non-posed shot. Something I could blow up to a poster sized shot you know? Or even better— hire an artist to use that awesome hoped-for photo to create […]

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Why Should I Use My Real Name on Twitter?

2009 June 25

Carissa’s Social Media Branding Strategy: YOU are your brand as much as your website, logo/photo and/or username! Most of us ‘regular’ users/moms/bloggers are online for communication and friendship. We are more responsive to a real person vs. a brand (or even a logo.) I suggest you use your real name or a variation of your […]

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Oregon Lighthouse Love

2009 June 24
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Oregon Lighthouse Love

Can you guess where we were this weekend? What is it about Lighthouses? I mean: Apple Pie Waves of Grain and Visiting Yaquina Head Lighthouse on the coast of Oregon Oh my gosh it was so windy out on the point like that… but holy crazy gorgeous!

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Summer Activities:Week 4

2009 June 23
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Summer Activities:Week 4

{click to see the whole series}   Can’t Beat The Heat? Then Join It! Need a great SUNmer time activity with the kids? One where you’ll be grateful for all that hot sun at the end of the project? Then you’ll love this: A solar powered toy car from SunWind.ca. I know… cool huh? We […]

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Church Chat: Living the Dream Part I

2009 June 21
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Do you ever think you are living the American Dream only to wake up and Realize: Maybe Not? When we moved last September. We hired United Moving Co. They sent a driver and he contracted a couple day laborers to load up and drive and then unload as well. This Driver and one of the […]

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A Rose Confession

2009 June 19
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A Rose Confession

I don’t love Roses. I hate NOT having any YARD in our yard. Instead we have bushels of thorns. And roses are a pain in the neck to take care of. All that pruning and cutting. And did I mention the thorns? (Try chasing down a ball that has gotten tangled with this bad boy!) […]

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Father's Day: A Tribute

2009 June 16
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Father's Day: A Tribute

FIRST:THEN: AND… VoiláI gave them some ideas… but honest to goodness they created these all by themselves. Turns out middle girl child has some sort of artistic gene… Where did that come from?? Me? No. Not making a card this year. Here’s what the big guy is getting: A Global Positioning Device!Where’s Waldo THE DAD!?? […]

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Get MomActive with @Bookieboo!

2009 June 16
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Twitter Party this Thursday! Why? To celebrate and kick off the upcoming MomActive website and Radio Show! What? Sign up to win goodies and giveaways at Leah’s site: Serenity Now Where? Join the Twitter crowd This Thursday night from 5-7PM Pacific, using #bookieb to tweet! WHO?Please meet Leah Segedie (some may know her better as […]

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Kid Crafts to Beat the Boredom: Week 3

2009 June 15
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Kid Crafts to Beat the Boredom: Week 3

Catch all the GoodnCrazy Summer Ideas in One Click! HELP! My Kids Are Driving Me Crazy! I’m excited to introduce Katie from Good Life {Eats}! She is quite the foodie extraordinaire, and once upon a time was the winner of a little BuildABear! I routinely drool over her recipes and her photos! But today… She […]

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Time to Move Onwards and Upwards

2009 June 11
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Time to Move Onwards and Upwards

Graduations of All Shapes and Sizes… WHA?? The 6th graders had a full blown graduation ceremony. Complete with the superintendent speaking, awards given out, class officers recognized and of course the presentation of the diplomas.. Um… HUH? Graduating on to… Jr. High.. WhaHoo!? I think I spent more time IN the school this past week […]

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