My letter to Brandon, my 14-year-old son, who is vacationing in Florida this week with his dad and stepmom. Brandon, I just got your pic from the beach in Florida. I am so glad you’re having fun, but this isn’t how I envisioned summers with… Read More
Boobs, butt and a beach ball

Boobs, butt and a beach ball

Alright…I am going to have to deviate from my normal event topic this week. As I shared in last week’s blog, I am currently expecting my first baby (and by… Read More

The War on Weight

The War on Weight

Now I’m not skinny by any means, but I work out on a regular basis. And just how do I fit that into my busy schedule? I schedule it of… Read More

Biggest event of my life

Biggest event of my life

I am currently planning for the largest event of my life. I have never planned for this kind of event before. I don’t know the day. I don’t know the… Read More

The Power of Magnesium

The Power of Magnesium

Do you remember as kids when you used to run around with a secret and go up to all of your friends and say “I know something you don’t know?”… Read More

The Resiliency of a Child

The Resiliency of a Child

It’s almost laughable how many things we’re convinced kids need.  If it isn’t one thing, it’s another.  But the truth is we give our kids too much.  Sure, you’re probably… Read More

To Be 19 Again…

To Be 19 Again…

The squeals of nine 19-year-old girls came from upstairs as they were getting ready to go to a white trash-themed birthday party at 9:30 on a Tuesday night. They had… Read More

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Home Is Where The Heart Is

It’s seems appropriate to be writing about “Home” and the significance of our homes for Columbia Home. We’ve all heard the saying “Home is where the heart is.” I’ve learned… Read More

Be a kid again

Be a kid again

Forget planning a big summer party. This summer, I challenge you to act like a kid. There are moments throughout the year that trigger the nostalgia of youth. Seeing a… Read More