4th of July is my favorite holiday of the year! I love this country we live in, and the military who keep us safe. Let's celebrate! It's the 4th of July How can you not love celebrating with food, family, and fun??!!! Plus, I don't have to buy gifts! There's nothing better than not having to [...]
People know Memorial Day celebrations include BBQs, outdoor parties, lots of burgers and beer. However, Memorial Day is much more than these celebrations, and there are different ways you can honor soldiers on Memorial Day. It won't take away from time with your family, and friends, but it will pay respect to those who gave [...]
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the entire Sunflower Family. Now, that doesn't mean just me, the kids, etc. It also means the guest writers I've had throughout the year, along with those who work behind the scenes on my website! Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year from the entire Sunflower Family I'm [...]
Have you ever asked yourself "leap year, what's the point of it?" I'm sure I'm not the only one. Growing up, I had a friend with a birthday that fell on February 29th. I was a kid when I learned of this, and was horrified to learn she only had birthdays every 4 years. She [...]
Whenever I get down on myself, which happens, I always remember Theodore Roosevelt's quote "Believe you can and you're halfway there." Listen, I'm a fairly confident, capable and committed person. However, I do have days where the world just seems like it's out to get me. I work my tail off, writing and creating, and [...]
Memorial Day 2015 Memorial Day has always been the weekend my parents open up their pool, and summer officially begins. As a kid I never thought of what Memorial Day truly meant to so many people. I'm hoping to help my kids embrace the day, and learn to appreciate what is so special about Memorial [...]
We don't do much around here to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. My Nana insists we're part Irish. Who knows, she could be right! Australians are a melting pot, just like Americans. We could very well be part Irish. It's what I tell myself as a devour my corned beef, and Irish Soda Bread! Never press [...]
Who doesn't want to be Irish on St. Patrick's Day? If you're not Irish, but you want to celebrate the day with some great whimsy, I've got the Top 5 St. Patrick's Day accessories! Check them out! St. Patrick s Day Irish Princess Tiara from Forum Novelties St. Patrick's Day Beer Mug Tie from Beistle [...]
It's not just the end of summer, or big sales.... there's something rather special about Labor Day!
Getting to know the gang heading to #BBNYC this week. I'm one of many heading into NYC for the big event! Can't wait!
Happy Independence Day to all of you out there in the U.S.A. Hope you've got amazing ways to celebrate the 4th of July!
It's a big day Dads. It's all about you guys today. However, if you think you're getting out of working the BBQ today, you're sadly mistaken! Have a great Father's Day to all the dads, uncles, granddads, brothers, husbands, and anyone else who has taken on the role of "dad."
The Littlest Pet shop premiere in New York City at The Bryant Hotel was enormously fun, and the kids fell in love with Penny Ling.
A boy not only reading instructions, but also pointing them out to his sister in more detail. Super cute for my #photofriday this beautiful day in May!
Honest to goodness, I've always heard people talking about Cinco de Mayo. I know it's a big day, and there's lots of festivities happening to celebrate the day. However, I never really knew what Cinco de Mayo truly meant other than the fact that it was the fifth of May. I was a history major, [...]
Let's celebrate Earth Day together. Pick some way to give back to Earth on this beautiful day of celebration.....
Cross your fingers for the November Sunflower family.....Mama Sunflower is cooking. Not only cooking, but using her oven in her kitchen. WHAT? Yup. That's right. Happy Easter!
Blowing bubbles requires protective helmets.....I don't know why, but that's what The Boy told me.
My Little Miss and I in 2007 up at Lake George. Beautiful place, with a beautiful baby girl!
It's a day off for November Sunflower - it's her birthday!
November Sunflower wants to know how to serve her audience. Help a girl out!
Who cares of it's normally on Instagram. I'm bringing #tbt to my website. It's my website, I can do what I want!
It's time to celebrate with lots of shamrocks, and corned beef! Yup, that's right. It's St. Patrick's Day!
It's the 100th day of school project The Boy created. Well, he helped his daddy create it.....and The Boy wore it proudly! Photo Friday is my favorite day of the week here on the blog. It's my way of sharing more of who I am, and what I love! You know, beyond saving money, making [...]
Enjoy your President's Day.
Missing my little monkeys on this Valentine's Day of 2014. Hope everyone's enjoy their day with their loved ones! #VDay2014
Two Jiu Jitsu promotions in the house for #wordlesswednesday