Author Archives: Mommon Sense

Frugal Fashionista Friday

For most of my life I’ve known my mom to be a t-shirt and jeans kind of gal.  It was one of the things my dad loved about her…her no-fuss, simple beauty.  But as I look back at old photos, … Continue reading


10 Rainy Day Activities for Kids

What is it about a little rain that makes us feel blah?! I don’t know, but I do know that when I was a kid, my mom had a way of breaking that gloomy day boredom. Her ability to turn … Continue reading


Love at First Sight?

For once, we arrived early.  We sat a few minutes in the car while you finished your banana and I sipped on my tall, whole milk, vanilla latte with an extra shot of espresso and an extra pump of vanilla! … Continue reading


Mommon Sense for Valentine’s Day

Okay, I admit it…I have this horrible tendency to OVER-plan things.  And unfortunately, my over-planning has an adverse affect on not only myself, but my little ones…especially the three year old. I wanted Valentine’s Day to be EXTRA special this … Continue reading


Signs You Are a Mom #20

I’m flattered…really I am!  It’s kind of nice that someone thinks I have the power to make things appear or disappear at will.  But unfortunately, my dear, I’m not like Tabitha’s mommy, Samantha…or Jeannie…or that “perfect in every way” nanny, … Continue reading


The Wonder of the Trash Truck!

You hear the rumbling make its way down the street and you waddle your best waddle to the kitchen window.  The blinds are in your way, but you can fix that.  Just pry those pesky blinds far enough apart to … Continue reading


Comfort Food: Spinach and Tortellini Soup

It was a day where you reach to the back of your drawer and pull out those old worn-thin jeans that are either totally faded or have holes…or both. You know, the ones you should have thrown away two years … Continue reading


Just One Month Old

You were only a month old…It was a dark, cool spring night and we were returning home after a wonderful visit with Grandma and Grandpa Bryant. They thought you were the most precious little thing!  Just a short drive and … Continue reading


Making Life Easier #6: Kid’s Laundry Corner

So taming the chaos within our home has been an ongoing project for some time, but recently I’ve become slightly obsessed with it. Nothing has been a major undertaking, but just little changes/additions here and there to make life a … Continue reading


From Mundane to Memorable

So one day last week my hubby was home sick, and it was one of those cold, yucky “I want to stay in and cozy up by the fire” kind of days.  However with kids that daydream lasts about ten … Continue reading