Mama Kat Blog Posts

What I Did

Too short of a title? I've never been one with words... er, well, titles anyway. I always left them up to my sister. "Hey, Jen!" I'd say, "I wrote a great story, now what should I call it?" Then she'd pop out a few snappy titles for me to choose from...

Vlog Talk: 6 Things I'm Looking Forward to this Summer

I'm looking forward to many things this summer! Like more trips to gorgeous beaches along the English Coast like this one, Barton on Sea. You can see more pictures and read all about that heavenly place here.Coming Attraction: Cherry Tomatoes - lots...

Vlog Talk: 6 Things I'm Looking Forward to this Summer

I'm looking forward to many things this summer! Like more trips to gorgeous beaches along the English Coast like this one, Barton on Sea. You can see more pictures and read all about that heavenly place here.Coming Attraction: Cherry Tomatoes - lots...

Writer's Workshop: Learning to Celebrate Myself Again - 15 Reasons I am Awesome!

Somewhere along the road of my life, I learned that it wasn't OK to compliment myself or point out the great things about me or speak proudly of an accomplishment. That would be bragging and bragging is very bad indeed, says some deep-seeded programm...

Vlog Talk: Disney Princesses - Good Role Models or Bad News for your Daughters?

I say... well, you'll just have to watch to find out what I say. And perhaps sing. Find out! Then, tell me what you think!Or, go make your own vlog and link up with Mama Kat!

Introducing... and Saying Goodbye to... Milo

This is Milo. He was my baby long before I had children. He was 5 weeks old when I brought him home.A kitten I had inherited had died a few days before, at just 8-days old, before he'd even opened his eyes. When my friend told me about a box of kitte...

Silent All These Years - Vlog!

Is there a song that holds special meaning to you?  I've loved Tori Amos since Spring Break my senior year of high school (thank you, Laura). Little Earthquakes touched my core and for years I was a huge fan; collecting every album, hunting down...

What Are You Putting Off? Vlog!

It's Wednesday - when I blog... sometimes. I'd tell you more about it, but... I'll wait until later.Want to join the party? Visit Mama Kat.

Night is Here - The Boy's Bedtime Lullaby

Night is here, Day is doneTime for bed, Little OneQuiet now, Not a peepClose your eyes, Off to sleepI've written a song for each one of my babies and I still sing to them almost every night. This one is The Boy's. It's short and t...

How To Peel Garlic Easily - a Vlog

Photo CreditGarlic is one of my very favorite ingredients for almost any dish! I add it to nearly everything. Not only is it tasty, but also has huge health benefits, like strengthening your immune system and lowering cholesterol.But garlic, as...

My Middle Name is Sue

There's a saying that goes, "Writers write." Writing exercises help us to hone our skills and utilizing prompts forces us to stretch our writing muscles in ways we might not otherwise stretch them. That's precisely why I'm linking up with Mama K...

Vlogging Workshop: What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up?

It's been a while, but I'm linking up with Mama Kat today! Watch as I ask The Boy the questions, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" Then, I answer the same question.Not featured are Nature Girl, who listed her occupation on a form the other d...

Babysitting Nightmares

Well, it's Wednesday and that means it's time to link up with Mama Kat's Vlogging Workshop! This week I chose to talk about my worst babysitting job. I certainly hope you wouldn't do this to your babysitter... or your baby!Remember to leave me a comm...

2013 New Year Resolutions - A Vlog

Happy New Year!After a mini-break from the internet last week to spend some wonderful time with my family (and recover from a hard-hitting flu), I'm back online and linking up with Mama Kat to help you set attainable goals this year!Watch, learn and...

Quick Beauty Routine Tips for Busy Moms

Wouldn't you agree that the putting together the words "busy" and "mom" is a bit redundant? Me too. It's Wednesday, so I'm linking up with Mama Kat and responding to the prompt: 4.) What’s your mom beauty secret for busy mornings?This is the p...

Where Would You Go on a Kid-Free Vacation?

Hello! It's another fun week of vlogging over at Mama Kat's! I had such a hard time choosing this week's prompt, but finally decided on the question, "If you could getaway for a kid free vacation, where would you go?"Watch to learn where I would go,...

Christmas Trees and Roman Amphitheatres - A Vlog

This recess, one of two that face each other, in the stonemay have been areas for Gladiators to prepare for their battles or they may have been used as shrinesHello readers and viewers! I just love Wednesdays because I get to link up with Mama K...

Christmas Trees and Roman Ampitheatres - A Vlog

This recess, one of two that face each other, in the stonemay have been areas for Gladiators to prepare for their battles or they may have been used as shrinesHello readers and viewers! I just love Wednesdays because I get to link up with Mama K...

Google Taught Me Everything I Know (Mama Kat's Writer's Workshop and Peri-Menopause)

Well, not entirely everything, but it certainly is my go-to place these days! Have a question? Ask Google! Need to find something? Google it! I mean, we've actually turned "Google" into a verb! Amazing.Sadly, I missed yesterday's vlog link-up due to...

My Top 3 Blogging Pet Peeves

It's another vlogging link-up over at Mama Kat's place! See what I have to say right here!See it on YouTubeWhat are your top pet peeves?
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