My Sunday Photo: Less a bitter pill, more a sweet tablet

Slouching towards Thatcham Toby has been asking for a tablet of his own ever since we gave Isaac one for his seventh birthday. We told him he could have one when he turned seven. 25 months later, the day arrived. On Thursday, Toby ceased being a six-year-old and finally turned seven. For over two years…

My Dada Baby

Originally posted on iscribbledblog:
I wake up to the sound of your voice Every morning, prepare your feed and Fall asleep again with your arms Wrapped around me and your breath Warm against my cheek. You open your big round eyes and say, Amma, I’ll stay with you the whole day, Please don’t go to…

Baby Talk

Originally posted on Suzie Speaks:
I have a very small family of four, just consisting of my mum, two younger sisters and I, with no extended relatives. To say that relationships have been strained over the years is an understatement, but I’m pleased that over more recent times we’ve been able to repair our connections…

Baby Food

Originally posted on joeyfullystated:
For as long as Moo has been eating table food, I’ve admonished the other children, “Don’t take food from the baby!” Little Moo was underweight, so this “Don’t take food from the baby!” phrase had been well, crucial. I had enough trouble with the criticism of pediatric nurses, I didn’t wanna hafta say…

Day 164: The Man and the Holiday Survival Guide; ‘Relax’

Originally posted on Single Guy Says:
First and foremost, we have to remember that the holidays are supposed to be fun. Don’t you remember what it was like waiting for Christmas as a kid? I can recall excitedly watching the houses all put up Christmas decorations and counting reindeer lights whenever we drove anywhere. I…

Happy Holiday!

Originally posted on Edith Levy Photography:
Not your traditional holiday image but I thought I’d spread a little light and warmth all around (and I’m sure that somewhere on the other side of the world someone is enjoying the beach 🙂 ) My friends…whether you’re celebrating Hannukah or Christmas or Kwanzaa or any other holiday…

Nubble Lighthouse Holiday Lights (York, ME)

Originally posted on New England Nomad:
? Dates Of Event: November 26, 2016 – January 1, 2017 (photos are from my visit on December 10, 2016) Location: 11 Sohier Pard Rd, York, ME Hours: from dusk (roughly 4:30 EST) until midnight Cost: Free Parking: There is a parking area for about 20-30 vehicles and adeparate…

Holiday Explosion Cookies

Originally posted on Joann's Food For Thought:
Okay, technically these are my Holiday Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cookies. But they are amped up to be even more festive and more chocolatey. How can you resist three types of chocolate chips, sweet cranberries, holiday M&M’s and holiday sprinkles?! I know I can’t. Make a batch of these…

Share Your World – Favourite Holiday Edition

Originally posted on The Life and Travels of Mrs Suvi:
Yay, Christmas is almost here! I had hoped Cee would have some Christmas questions for this week’s Share Your World. As her blog’s challenges are for everyone, whatever their beliefs, she cleverly made the questions generic. Lucky for me, Christmas can be incorporated into the answers. What…

Simple Holiday Nail Art Tutorial

Originally posted on Polished by Amy:
Hi loves! As promised, here is a super easy beginner nail art tutorial perfect for the holidays! Today I’ll be showing you how to achieve a Christmas tree design using only two colors. The best part about this look is it only take a couple minutes to complete. I…

Joyful Holiday

Originally posted on Angelart Star:
☆☆☆ Tanka ☆☆☆ Joyful holiday under magical constellation Gorgeous bright girl dreams eternal fantastic kingdom Smiling innocent heart with happiness Immortal soul forgets sorrow by beautiful hymn Blue planet shines for golden everlasting love

Lifestyle Update – “HOLIDAY”

Hello lovelies, I’m going on a four weeks holiday tomorrow and so, I’ll be inactive on the blog side but I’ll keep you updated on Twitter and Instagram whenever possible. Have a wonderful August all!

Magic Mountain In The Sky

Originally posted on Bipolar For Life:
The lights of Tucson glow behind the mountain, glowing a silhouette, casting an ominous glow across the clouds.  How can I not be enchanted? At first I was not in love with this harsh desert landscape.  Everything is stark, hard-edged.  Everything has spines, or bites!  Life in the desert…

When Nothing Goes Right . . . Go Left

Originally posted on Spirit Lights The Way:
Food “I enjoy long romantic walks to the fridge.” “Chocolate doesn’t ask silly questions.  Chocolate understands.” “I think my soul mate might be carbs.” “I won’t be impressed with technology until I can download food!” ? Relationships “Man invented language to satisfy his deep need to complain.”  ~…

Back against the wall

Originally posted on Not So SAHM:
I found another great wall in the downtown Fayetteville area. My girls have always been willing subjects, and you can tell my youngest was striking a pose. On another note, I have ten more days of the year-long challenge! I started on 01 Feb 2016 editing a picture a…

Tips For Publishing Chapbooks by Susan Rich

Originally posted on Trish Hopkinson:
This excellent article by Susan Rich provides insights and tips on how to best present your chapbook to presses and contests. The article includes ten well-described tips from her personal editing experience, including: Persistence. Persistence. Persistence. Follow the Rules Create a Theme that Provides Coherence Ordering your Manuscript is an…

Mirror

Originally posted on Eyes + Words:
Written by Jacob Ibrag Hard to rest knowing I’m not this person you’re so used to sleeping with. Forced insomnia, I’m livid for not remembering. Getting out of bed, I gravitate towards history’s imprints. Trying to use old photos as notes, doing everything I can to match his description. Yet I’m not…