Come on, Time Magazine!

This year has had no shortage of big personalities that would have been awesome for their annual Person of the Year. The list included people like the  Chilean Miners , Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart as well as Julian Assange. I’m sorry. I can’t get behind time’s choice this year. Mark Zuckerberg? Really? The founder Continue reading →

I’m a Katie

Last month, a post on a Chicago blog went viral-a first grader was bullied for her love of Star Wars-more specifically, bringing a Star Wars water bottle to school. She was told that girls can’t like Star Wars.  It was only for boys. As I read on and on and on in the article, I Continue reading →

Dutch Treat

Isaac has been back in the hockey groove for about 3-ish weeks now. We moved him out of Intro to Hockey into Mini-mites. With that, came an increase in time on the ice (2 days instead of 1) and one of those days is at Union, the local college that we’re affiliated with. As it Continue reading →

1 year

This time last year, I was in my awesome CDE’s office attaching my purple pump to my body and beginning the journey of a pumping diabetic. After fighting tooth and nail with the insurance company, I was excited to go live and kicking with insulin and not saline. I remember that Thanksgiving dinner was really Continue reading →

Mushroom Maybe

Last night, after a long, long, long day of me wanting to curl back up into my flannel sheets and say “Wake me up when Tuesday ends,” I went to a Times Union sponsored Mom’s Night Out. It was held at this amazing place called Creo. I had stumbled onto this Mom’s night out through Continue reading →

Social Media ban

It’s been pretty quiet here. I’ve got a lot on my mind, but I really can’t put it here, because I was told at work that there’s a ban on Social Media. I guess there was some very unfortunate incident and there were people badmouthing the school. The pastor took it to heart and put Continue reading →


It’s no secret we’re a hockey family. From watching to playing, we’re in love with the sport.  It’s underrated as all get out in the states and the opening of the season coincides with football season, so it doesn’t get a lot of play on mainstream TV. That all being said, this season, I’m a Continue reading →

Sesame Street does it again!

You know they make it for the adults to sit and watch-come on-who but us adults are going to pass this around, and around and around and around?   So, here’s my latest favorite. One that hasn’t been banned. Grover doing the Old Spice guy