Pocket Organizer For Cleaning Equipment

Pocket organizers are the Holly Grail of organization. Seriously, never has an invention been so awesome. This is one of the most shining examples of human ingenuity in the whole of existence. There is nothing better than having all of your cleaning … [Continue reading]

Throw your Fears to the Fire!

Today, I’m sharing with you the story of Heather, a strong mom who beat the odds and faced her fears. She is such an inspiring woman, that all my worries and anxieties now seem so trivial. If she can do it, so can you and I. Here’s her … [Continue reading]

Top 15 Single Mom Blogs of 2014

I love surprises.  Make no doubt about it, this came as a pleasant one.  This Pepperrific blog is part of this list: I couldn't be more grateful for this humble recognition.  It's not everyday people get to notice you, right?  To think … [Continue reading]

The Joys of Adult Playtime

The best days of my life were my childhood days.  Life was so simple then, stripped of the complications of technology and soap opera-inspired drama.  All a child needed to thrive was having these four basic needs met: food, shelter, clothing and … [Continue reading]

Liahona Academy – A Therapeutic Boarding School for Boys

From the Liahona Academy: … [Continue reading]

Fashionable Finds for Boys

If you could see me now, I"m slapping myself on the forehead because of another memory lapse.  With barely a few winks before Christmas day, it just dawned on me that I still don't have a present for one of my nephews.  How could that have slipped … [Continue reading]

Children’s Book Campaign Reunites Son with Father after Seven Years

Here’s a heartwarming story to bring out the holiday spirit in us all: StarBoy is a children’s book, written and illustrated by Ventura-based community storyteller Noah Crowe, about growing up missing his father, rites of passage, and … [Continue reading]

Sticky Icky Booger Bugs: A Review

It’s been a while since I last read my daughter a bedtime story.  When she started telling me about her crush at school- and how she’d grin from ear to ear while talking about him- I knew it was the start of the end of innocence for her.  … [Continue reading]

Get Back to Nature in a Cabin

Want to introduce the kids to nature for a few days without having to sleep in a tent?  Before you think of the cost and hassle of renting an RV consider another option, staying in a cabin. Believe it or not, you can enjoy the wild outdoors from the … [Continue reading]

Religion Bites

About two weeks ago, I did something which I haven’t done in ages- I went to church.  I went through the motions like I always have.   Growing up in a Catholic school, making the sign of the cross and clutching the rosary used to be part of my … [Continue reading]