I’m a “project” girl. I always have some kind of thing planned either for the kids or around the house. It’s my own personal way of staying sane. My husband has this way cool job. He’s a marine biologist and always comes home from work with interesting stories. I reply with “I vacuumed the lint […]
While on our recent vacation to visit family in Pennsylvania we had the most extraordinary thing happen. My mother-in-law found some really cool caterpillars on the dill plants in her garden. I had just bought a bug catcher for Kiersten who is three so we put the caterpillars and some dill in and decided to […]
With great weather and more laid-back schedules, summer is a great time for parents to get creative with kids’ birthday parties. Our inner Martha Stewart can shine and we can create a party that our children will tell their children about. Throwing a great party doesn’t have to mean spending tons of money; use your […]
I like to think that I’m a patient mom. At least I try. This time of year is crazy with parties, school programs, gift buying, and every other little thing that needs to be done. The kids are excited about the thought of Santa and typically over-sugared from the treats they are getting at school […]
Fayette women talk about the best spas, where to find a fabulous holiday dress, where they like to celebrate, how to give back to the community, and what they think of New Year’s resolutions.
I have not written a blog in almost two weeks because my family, like every other I know, has been hit with fall illness. Not the flu, thank goodness, but enough to keep us all feeling less than 100%. Kids were coughing, sneezing, and not sleeping. Hubby has a sore throat and cough and I […]
My iPod was a gift from my husband and the one thing that I don’t like to share with anyone. As a mom there are very few things that actually belong to you. You have to share your time, your bed, your attention, and even your dessert most of the time. The one thing that […]
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Our panel of Fayette women talk about how to make time for yourself, what gives life meaning, tips for relieving stress, juggling it all, and more
I’ve lost the war. I’ve been battling for 8 years over dinner with my family and I’ve finally decided to waive the white flag and retreat quietly. Before we had kids my husband and I used to love to cook. I would find new recipes and we would make great dinners and enjoy a glass […]
Hello all. My name is Colleen Schreiber and I am a happy Fayette transplant, a wife, a part-time writer, and a full-time mom to two beautiful girls, Jillian, 8, and Kiersten, 2. I admit I have an addiction to Facebook, want to say that I read things like “War and Peace” when really I am […]
How can I re-energize my home decor on a budget, make it more eco-friendly, find local ideas for garden, and welcome new neighbors? Fayette women answer these questions.