Author Archives: Mommon Sense

Frugal Fashionista Friday Link Up

Welcome to Frugal Fashionista Friday!  I’m so excited to be hosting this little link up and am looking forward to seeing what you found this last month!  Anything from exercise gear to formal wear is welcome. This is a chance … Continue reading


Flying Solo

I’m away from Sean & the girls for a few days, visiting family and checking out a college for my nephew. So Monday, I found myself on a plane…kid-less. Flying solo, this flight was much different than the last few … Continue reading



There’s less than a week left before the first Frugal Fashionista Friday Link Up!  And I have to admit I’m kind of giddy about the whole thing. I know there’s the possibility that not a single person will link up, … Continue reading


Pause Button, Please!

A couple weeks back my oldest turned four.  Totally crazy! Of course I had/am having the whole teary-eyed, lip-quivering “my baby’s four” thing going on, but for now I won’t go all basket case on you. I just want to … Continue reading


Sisterly Love

Being the sentimental sap that I am, here’s a little convo with my 4 year old that I just had to share… Layla:  (looking very pleased with herself)  Mommy, you want to hear a song that I wrote? Me:  Sure! … Continue reading


Rainbow & Pot o’ Gold Fruit Platter: St. Patrick’s Day Party Pleaser

Today my little preschooler has a St. Patrick’s Day party.  And this time we signed up for fruit.  Figured that one shouldn’t be too bad. Brainstorming our options, this is what we came up with… A rainbow of strawberries, oranges, … Continue reading


Wordless(ish) Wednesday: What’s That Coming Down the Street?

Get ready… It’s almost here… What you ask? THE TRASH “TUCK”! Translation…trash truck. (We’re easily amused!) =) Awaiting the truck’s arrival,  Kenley, stitch-free (YAY!) & Layla, my now FOUR year old. A lot happens in a week. =) (And did … Continue reading


For Your Birthday: Reasons I Like You

Dear Layla Girl, You’re FOUR YEARS OLD today!  I’m so excited for you! And I’m so excited to be spending the day with you and Daddy and Kenley. Layla Christine, I tell you “I love you” all the time.   … Continue reading


Wordless(ish) Wednesday: ER Visit

Chin meets toy chest… Teeth meet lip… We meet ER doctor. Three and half hours.  Three stitches. And many tears later. =( My poor baby…Not the photo I was hoping to post today. Linked up today for Wordless(ish) Wednesday with: … Continue reading


St. Patrick’s Day Preparations: Corned Beef & Cabbage

Although my Puerto Rican genes have seemed to override the rest, truth is…I’m just as much Irish! Shocking, I know. Growing up, we enjoyed many mouth-watering Puerto Rican dishes like arroz con gandules (rice with pigeon peas) and pernil (roasted … Continue reading