Are You Looking for a Master Plan(ner) in 2017?

My first confession of 2017 is simple. I am a planner addict. I can go into a store for the most routine of reasons and end up trapped in the stationary/ school supply/ planner aisle for several minutes only to decide that I don’t need an 8th planner for the same year, or I’m on a time crunch and I absolutely must leave. That happens when that 5-minute trip to the store has now become 35 minutes, and usually the only thing that pulls me away is the fact that I must go pick up the teens I love from school.


One of the reasons this is my absolutely favorite time of year is the notion of planning. I love the feeling of looking at a calendar and imaging what the next 12 months will unveil – where I will go, what I will see, or who I will meet. Because we are on the cusp of a new year, most planners are on sale – some for as much as 50 percent off the original prices. (That’s generally the part that makes it’s so difficult for me not to buy…I love a good sale!)  Continue reading

What Month Is It?

I know its November. But have you noticed that after all the Breast Cancer Awareness Month hoopla in October, we really don’t know what comes next? I wrote a blog post with a handy calendar  for what’s to come over at the Best Southwest Moms Blog, for your viewing pleasure.

And just for kicks, I did know that November is Epilepsy Awareness Month…we’re advocating! 🙂

Continue reading (and calendaring) here.