Purchasing a New Home

A little over a week ago, we celebrated Memorial Day- and National Doughnut Day a few days after, if I may add.  We bestowed honor on the unsung heroes who gave up their lives for the freedom of others.  If you or someone you know used to, or still … [Continue reading]

My New BFF: Bingo!


Louis Pasteur made a remarkable breakthrough when he came up with the first vaccines.  In almost the same light, I have made an essential discovery which has since changed my life forever: online bingo. Image courtesy of … [Continue reading]

The Antibiotic Cocktail: When Too Much is Too Bad

How many times have we seen doctors hand out antibiotics like they were cocktails at an after-dinner party?   Ages ago, our forefathers had no other recourse but to weep and bear it whenever they were struck by some life-threatening disease such as … [Continue reading]

Storytime Strategy: Thinking Out Loud

Bean bags are probably the next best thing that happened to story time.   Library denizens ranging from preschoolers to eighth graders have grown a fondness for those comfy pieces of furniture and have consequently fallen prey to the lure of story … [Continue reading]

Flower Power: How Blooms Heal

Image source: http://www.etobicokeflowers.com

“We’re dropping like flies!”  Those were the immortal words spoken by my boss the other day, as almost all members of his staff have been sick these past few days.  One of my co-workers happens to be in the hospital now, basically due to … [Continue reading]

The Coffee Experience: Single Mom Style

I’d like to consider myself to be fairly normal, but why do I find myself watching American Idol reruns on an otherwise productive Saturday afternoon?  Maybe my daughter’s undeniable crush on Phillip Phillips has slightly rubbed off on me.  I … [Continue reading]

A Middle-of-the-Night Aerosmith Attack

I certainly “don’t wanna close my eyes… don’t wanna fall asleep” cause I miss him, and I don’t want to miss a thing.  My corniness does freak me out sometimes, I have to admit!  But I can’t help it.  Steven Tyler has gotten into my … [Continue reading]

When Counting Sheep Doesn’t Count

Any mother will probably agree with me when I say that once you become a mom, sleep becomes a luxury.  Those long hours of sleeping in suddenly become as extinct as Kim Kardashian’s last beau.  Getting those much-needed Z’s becomes a thing of … [Continue reading]

Walking in My Daughter’s Shoes


Still reveling in the Mother’s Day high, I feel the aching urge to write a post through the eyes of my daughter.  In my opinion, this is the world as she sees it… Free images from FreeDigitalPhotos.net My mom? I must say that she has an … [Continue reading]

K.I.S.S.- A.S.S. (Keeping It Short but Sweet- A Silent Soliloquy)

The thought of sleeping in on a Sunday sounded really tempting, but my cellphone wouldn’t stop vibrating from all the incoming messages.  When I finally picked it up, only then did I realize that it was Mother’s Day! When I turned to look at … [Continue reading]