It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year


No, I am not talking about Christmas!  You know what time it is. It's Back to School time.  Yes, I know that the boys have been back for a few weeks now but I finally have the chance to catch up on everything! The first few weeks have gone very well. Ben is an old pro at the bus and full day of school thing. Homework starts tonight for him so we will see how that goes. Oh and his first spelling test is this Friday.  Why am I soooo nervous? He loves that the first graders can buy snacks at … [Continue reading]

Seizure Action Plan


I still can't believe that the above phrase is now a major part of my back to school supply list! I never really admitted it to myself but Ben has epilepsy.  I always just told myself that he had a few seizures and that was it.  Yes, he was on medicine and went to the neurologist for sleep studies, EKGs, etc. But I never wanted to say that he had epilepsy.  His first two seizures happened at pre-school a few years ago and I never witnessed one. I guess that's why it was easier for me to deny … [Continue reading]

Vacation Part II: Rehoboth Beach & Hershey Park


So I am back for round two of my vacation diary!  You can catch up on Week 1 here! The kids spent a few days at my inlaws while Owen and I headed back to New Jersey to catch up on housework and laundry!  I also had to get everything packed for the … [Continue reading]

We Have Another Wild One


Just when I thought Owen was going to be the easy going, go with the flow, quiet one, he is now starting to show his true colors.  I am blaming it on the teething {please God just let it be the teething}.  This week he has turned into a little whiny … [Continue reading]

Vacation Part I: Bethany Beach


So the last two weeks of summer we spent it traveling around Delaware for a mini vacation! We had no camps, no doctor appointments and no schedules. Just some good old fashion summertime fun.  We started off the two weeks by celebrating Sean's 5th … [Continue reading]

Happy Birthday Sean!

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Again because of vacation, school, teething and just the fact that I haven't sat down at my computer, I am a little behind on all of my posts! I'm playing catch up this week.  I will be back on track in a week or two I PROMISE YOU! So a few weeks … [Continue reading]

Silly McGilly


"Top of the morning to you, the name is McGilly!" Did you know that we are already 1/2 to St. Patrick's Day! Are you ready? No, well it's time to start planning now. Now is the perfect time to start planning and here's a great little gift for … [Continue reading]

Roughy Toys – One 2 One


A few months ago I was asked to talk about Roughy Toys.  I am a little behind on my blog posts so I apologize for just sharing this now. But make sure that you check out this amazing toy and there may even be a little giveaway at the end of the … [Continue reading]

10 Years Ago… Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone


So on this weekend 10 years ago my husband and I made the biggest change of our lives.  We were barely married a year when he decided that it was time to take a leap of faith and move out of the only state that we have ever known, the First State, … [Continue reading]

America’s Favorite Pastime

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Take a moment to check out Fanatics MLB page.  They have a great selection of MLB gear for everyone in your family! I am a little partial to my Phillies! I have had many fun memories over my lifetime that have involved baseball. I always … [Continue reading]