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Yearly Archive for 2010

: 2010

Avoiding Common Hospital Interventions

Today, childbirth has become more of a medical procedure than a natural function of our bodies. Many women who do have a desire for a natural birth are often looking for resources and information on

Why Better Homes & Gardens Offends Me

It is no secret that I am upfront about not being some kind of domestic goddess. I rarely enjoy cooking, and if I can avoid it, I do. We are a family that enjoys to dine out, and our children are

Drinking & Driving Awareness Day

This coming Wednesday, May 26th is Drinking and Driving Awareness Day. With all the alcohol related car accidents that take place annually, or the local teenagers being killed as the result of

Let Labor Begin on its Own!

Lets face it!  The last couple weeks of pregnancy are miserable, uncomfortable, and downright painful for some women. One thing women do not take into consideration in most cases in the end of

Southford Falls State Park in Oxford

I know there are a lot of parents out there that struggle with ideas of what to do with your children on a nice day that isn’t going to cost an arm and an leg!  My mission this summer is to uncover

Take Back Birth

The Shelton Butterfly Project

On November 20th, 2009 Viviana Rose Cavalli was killed in a car accident which also claimed the life of her boyfriend, and injured her best friend. The community in Shelton, which is a tight knit, and

Strawberry Sauce

I had never made strawberry shortcake, or a strawberry sauce to go with it and I finally tackled this project over the weekend. It was much easier than I expected!  Because I am by no means a Suzie

Top Baby Names of 2009!

Recently the top baby names of 2009 were released, and I must say I was surprised by some of them, but happy that our boys names didn’t creep up in there  (Camden & Benjamin) A lot of older names
Categories: General

I Love Our Beaches!

I always tell people, I could never move away from the beach. When I was 19, I moved to North Carolina.  Fayetteville to be exact, inland, and not near the beach. I was itching for the beach mere
Categories: General