Play it Safe: Safe Online Gaming for You and Your Family

Online gaming has become a popular form of entertainment for people worldwide. With gaming options ranging from gambling to video games, there is something for every niche, taste and preference in the online space. However, with security becoming a major concern regarding online activity, it’s clear that there are some issues to keep an eye on when partaking in any form of online gaming. Below, we discuss some of these threats as well as how you can keep yourselves, as well as your family and … [Read more...]

Tips for Entertaining During the Holidays

For most people, there is nothing more rewarding than entertaining during the holidays. There are so many different elements that go into planning a party for the holidays. The only way to make sure that this process is done the right way, a person will have to make sure that they plan out every detail. The time that is put into this type of planning will be more than worth it in the end. Neglecting to put a proper plan in place will usually lead to the party not being executed properly. The … [Read more...]

Day 3 of March 2013 Blog Challenge

Day 3 Blog Challenge: What Makes You Happy There are lots of things that make me happy.  One, of course is my family.  I love my daughter with all of my heart - I finally understand the love my parents have for me.  I never thought I'd be able to love somebody so little as much as you do for your child.  It's amazing.  Miles is my other half.  I don't know what I would do without him.  He knows what to say to cheer me up when I'm upset and having him stand beside me no matter what obstacle we … [Read more...]

Keeping Our Families Active

Keeping active as a family today is no easy task. Certainly, this has not been made any easier by the total accessibility of the internet and the widespread ownership of smartphones, tablets and laptops, even amongst our kids. In fact, research shows that 50 percent of 12 to 20 year olds are not getting the exercise they need.  Indeed, it seems that many kids today would rather exercise their fingers than their bodies and minds! However there are a few small and fun ways to keep our children … [Read more...]

Thankful November – Day 1 – Riley

All this month, in honor of Thanksgiving, each day I am going to talk about something/someone I am thankful for.  I would love if others joined me!  Just leave a link to your Day 1 post below!  :)  When you tweet out your post, use #ThankfulNovOM!   Of course day one would be my beautiful daughter, Riley.  Riley is so intelligent, loving, and gorgeous.  I love her more than words could ever explain.  She's made me a stronger person because I know that I need to be strong for her.  If … [Read more...]

Silent Sunday – Rising Sun Indiana Adventure

For Silent Sunday, I'm bringing you photos that I took during Miles' and I's trip to Rising Sun, Indiana this past Monday and Tuesday.  It was nice and relaxing just walking along the Ohio River and enjoying each other's company. :)  I love the pictures that I took.  I hope you do, as well!  To see the full size version of one, just click on it.  And to see the rest, just click 'Read More.'  I hope you had a great weekend! … [Read more...]

Park Adventures

Sunday we decided to take a stroll to the park.  I wanted to test out my new camera and get more of a feel for it, plus we hadn't been in awhile.  Here's a few pictures from our time there!  :) … [Read more...]

Silent Sunday – My First Photo With My Nikon D3100!

So the past three days I have been at Bloggy Conference!  That would be why there were not any posts!  I am going to do a wrap-up post of things I learned and experienced.  That will more than likely be tomorrow!  I was fortunate enough to win a Nikon D3100 with a 18-55 VR Kit from Homes.com and ForRent.com!  I was so excited and shocked!  Heck, I'm still in shock!  Haha!  Anyways, the photo above is the first one I took with it and I am in love with it!  :)  So this is my Silent Sunday post... … [Read more...]