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  • HOW TO CRAFT A NO SEW PILLOW FROM A T-SHIRT

    October 23, 2017

    We all have our favorite t-shirts and some of those t-shirts are coveted a bit more sacredly than others. In our Pittsburgh-strong sports home, we wholeheartedly embrace our sports teams and my kids love their sports t-shirts. This year is a huge year, not only because we celebrated the Stanley Cup win, but because my one son is considering colleges and will soon be college bound.

  • EASY RECIPES FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

    October 25, 2017

    When my son moved into his first apartment as a college sophomore, he asked me to jot down some recipes he could make without help and could afford to make without calling and begging me for money.

  • HOW TO PREPARE FOR COLLEGE: THINGS YOU ABSOLUTELY MUST DO IN HIGH SCHOOL TO GET READY

    October 25, 2017

    It seems like it was just the other day that my living room floor was filled with wooden train tracks and little boys having adventures. But now instead of talking about the misadventures of cheeky little train engines, I’m discussing how to prepare for college, campus visits, cap and gown rentals, and SAT scores with those same boys.

  • Preparing Siblings When Your Child Leaves for College

    October 26, 2017

    If I’m being honest I have to say that I have been feeling pretty overwhelmed with life recently. I have one adult child living at home, two in community college, two in high school, one in junior high, two in sixth grade and one in second grade who homeschools part-time. That is eight kids in five schools…plus one adult child.  It is a lot to balance.