What’s Your Guilty Pleasure?|Shout it Out!

Today, my daughter Morgan and I were on our way home from the library and she said something very interesting “Mom, what if you like something and no one else does, is it ok to like it?” “Of course.”  I said, rather decidedly.  I explained that we are all different and that each of us likes […]

50 Shades of Grey| A Pre-Movie Review

With all of the Fifty Shades of Grey excitement going on as they released the first movie trailer, I thought I would throw my 2 cents in the ring and get in on the action. Here we go… I was probably the last person on the planet to read Fifty Shades of Grey.  Throughout my […]

The Immortal Instruments (The City of Bones) | A Personal Movie Review

Not every successful book series should be made into a movie.  Unfortunately, The Immortal Instruments, The City of Bones falls into that category. The Immortal Instruments is a fantasy series written by Cassandra Clare. In the series, a young girl named Clary Fray discovers she is no ordinary mundane (human).  She is a Shadowhunter, just like […]

I Think I Need a Sister Wife | Really, I Do

Maybe this is just the Manic Monday talking but I think it would be great to have a sister wife. Where did that come from?  Well with camp and the extended year program over, I now watch Sister Wives on Monday morning that I DVR’d the night before.  I have to say that I really […]

The High Price of Extreme Couponing | A Personal Review

Anyone interested in Extreme Couponing? I was watching it the other day and I was in complete shock!  At first, I was amazed at how these women dedicate their lives to clipping coupons in order to save money for their families.  Then, I started to really get into the nuts and bolts of what they […]

To Nook or Not to Nook | That is the Question

Read, Read, Read!   You hear those words over and over again, especially if you have a child or children in school.  So how do we get them to do it? Let’s be honest, there are some children who love to read and some who just don’t.  I remember having students who just wouldn’t read […]

Rock Hunting | I’m So Sorry

Well, another Manic Monday and here we are rushing to get ready for camp and school. As I am getting the snacks ready for the day, I look over at the many notices posted on the refrigerator and CRAP!  We need a rock.  I grab the notice and begin reading the details.  The rock has […]

We’re Moving On Up! | To The East Side

I wanted to thank all of the MMM (Manic Monday Mommy) supporters out there.  All of your comments have been wonderful and I hope you will continue to follow us as there is so much more to come. That is why I am so excited to announce that our first company ads will be listed this week!  This is quite an accomplishment for MMM and I am […]

Autism Condolences | It’s Personal

I think I am going to start my post with something that someone said to me a few days ago.  “I had no idea your son was autistic, I feel so sorry for you.  I am so sorry.  That is just plain awful.  I just don’t know what to say.  You will be in my […]

It’s a “Dilly” of a Summer | My Favorite Summer Herb

One of my favorite summer herbs is dill.  Not only does it have many health benefits including aiding in digestion and curing hiccups, it is also very fragrant and refreshing. I use it all the time when cooking vegetables and fish.  I love making fresh corn & shrimp skewers on the grill with a little organic butter, […]