Christmas Spirit Overload

Though the Christmas spirit is high around our home, the chores related to making the season bright are dulling my inner lights of inspiration. I simply can't muster the energy to focus on a single task; be it making a list, shopping for presents, and much less wrapping them! Am I turning into Mrs. Scrooge? Secretly, […]

Observent Teen Gets 'An Education'

Every parent knows that when kids reach the teen years, time with them becomes more valuable and so do the lessons we can impart. Hopefully, we take full advantage of these precious moments to do this any way we can. Last week-end was no exception for me. Before I was finished slurping the foam off my […]

etnies Promotion Exclusively for Blog Readers Extended!

We received such a great response on our site, that we decided to extend our promotion to your readers. Between now and the end of the year, we want parents to be able to stretch their dollar even more. is offering 30% off any purchase, a free stocking stuffer (while supplies last) and free shipping for the holidays! Spread the word and spread some Ollieday Cheer!

Our Family was Featured in ‘Parenting’ Magazine Insert

My family had the priviladge of being featured in an insert sponsored by PEPSICO, and distributed in Parenting magazine. The …

My Blog Was “Pick of the Week!”

Check it out! Vannessa Van Petten of selected my humble blog as Pick Of The Week and posted it at:   Thought you'd like to know