Editorial

Kids Say (And Do) The Darnedest Things
As a mom, you love your kids unconditionally, but they sure can embarrass you sometimes! Just the other day, standing in line at the checkout at HEB, my Bowen, who is 2, pointed to a bearded man standing behind us and YELLED, “That man looks like a billy goat! That billy goat STINKS!”
Talk about want…
‘Secret Millionaire’ Doesn’t Fail To Inspire
I just got done watching 'Secret Millionaire' and all I can say is WOW.
My dear friend Monica Lassmann had told me about the show and how touching it was so I decided to watch it. This week's show was about Gary and Diane Heavin who are the co-owners of 'Curves'.
Gary and Diane left their wealthy life…
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner on the Cheap in Victoria
One day, three meals, and a 20 dollar bill
Breakfast:
I live 10 minutes from work. This typically means that on any given day I roll out of bed about 20 minutes before it’s time to be at work. My breakfast generally consists of a cup of coffee with a side of coffee. I’m just not a breakfast/morning pe…
Mom’s Pearls of Wisdom
This is 'take two' for me. I was almost finished typing my blog and my 2 year old pressed the power button on my laptop. Of course, I didn’t save it and I couldn’t find the recovery file! Never a dull moment around here!
The first call I made upon the erasing of my blog was one of desperation to my …
Tech Thursday: Tips and Tricks for the iPad
Last Thursday, I mentioned a few tips for Windows 7. So, this week thanks to PCMag.com, I thought I would give equal time to Apple and the IPad. So, here you go…
Yes, you can reveal hidden keyboard characters
Holding down certain keys provides additional character options. A long tap on the Comma ke…
Housework, The Never Ending Battle
My least favorite aspect of being a mom and wife is HOUSEWORK. Yuck! I don’t know if you’ve ever heard the quote, ‘cleaning house while you still have children is like shoveling the drive while it’s still snowing’ but that is exactly how it is!
If I clean while the kids are at school, it’s much easie…
Tech Thursday: A Few Tips for Windows 7
If you like to learn new things, here are a few more tips that might help if you use Windows 7.
Have a laptop that you connect to your home network and other times to another network? You would like to use the same IP address on your home network, but the other assigns addresses via DHCP. Well, now y…
The Week in Geek: My Kindle Dilemma
Every time I bring up the subject of wanting a Kindle, someone inevitably mentions, “There’s an app for that.” They’re right, of course. It’s a small download, minimal fuss to get it set up the way I want it on my Android ph…
How Moms Keep It Together
My kids are always saying funny things. If you are my friend on Facebook, I’m sure you’ve seen me quoting them from time to time.
The idea for this blog comes from my 5 year old son. He is my rambunctious child. He’s all boy and he’s con…
Tech Thursday: Patch For A Pack
If you are using the recently released Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) then you need to apply a patch. That’s right; you will need to patch your operating system applying one of the security updates that Microsoft released.
The patch is included in Microsoft’s Security…
How Are You Spending Spring Break?
It’s Spring Break and I know many of you are taking the time off from the daily chaos to just relax and spend time with your families. Many people go camping or take a trip somewhere to celebrate their spring break while others are taking a “staycation” an…
The Morning Of A Stay At Home Mom
I’m a stay-at-home mom. When I tell people that, I get a lot of “What do you do all day?” I really wish I could say that I do nothing, that I sit around and watch soaps and internet shop all day long.
In all honesty, at the end of the day when I look back, I haven’t gotten anything noticeable done. I…

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