Everyday Life

Kick that Hug to the Curb

Some days, it is hard being a mom. Especially of tweens. Twin tweens. There is a lot of bickering and emotions and hormones these days. As crazy as it gets sometimes, I am excited when I see my kids’ future personalities coming to the surface. It makes me realize that their dad and I didn’t […] Read more…

Slick Lesson Learned the Hard Way

Very Slick Lesson Learned the Hard Way | Mini Van Dreams

This weekend, as a mini-Mother’s Day gift to myself, I decided to splurge on the “deluxe” package at the car wash, vacuum my car and detail the inside. (Kids are SOOOOO messy.) When I got in the Civic this morning, I chuckled to myself, remembering a very slick lesson I learned the hard way… Read more…

Tax Day and Night

Tax day is here.  You did file, right?  Post offices are open late for people to get their returns in by midnight.  Some business and restaurants are offering freebies or discounts to help alleviate the pain of tax day.  I thought I would share this tradition of my childhood… Read more…

You Have To Wake Up Pretty Early

dad-mom on the run x2

Today is April Fool’s Day.  I thought about playing some crazy prank… taking down the blog or announcing I was running for mayor, but instead decided to tell a funny story about my dad.  Many of you know, my dad passed away suddenly several years ago while he was in the break room at work. […] Read more…