Leaving My Mark

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My blog is about celebrating the humor, beauty and wonder that even ordinary days can be.
I am a mother, wife, photographer, gardener, cook, entertainer, and writer. All of which every mom is at one time or another.
I approach the blog as a an online magazine about my own life, including recipes, funny stories, how-to-projects, and photographs.
It's about finding something awesome about every single day.


My Gold Medalist

This past Sunday will forever be etched in my daughter’s mind...a day that perfect childhood memories are made of. You see, for the first time ever, Rebecca, who is just learning how to figure skate, took home her very first gold medal at a mini competition at our local skating rink.

My Take on “The Secret Life of a Soccer Mom”

I was very much looking forward to this new TV show, “The Secret Life of a Soccer Mom” on TLC. I was happy to see that there was finally going to be a show that addressed what so many moms are going through. What a HUGE disappointment the show was...where do I start?

Life with My 3 Boybarians

We first ran across Darcy's blog with her 31 Days to a Better Photo series and stayed for her design sense. A mom to three boybarians (we can relate!) Darcy offers great tips to in her tutorials and great tales about her sons.

My Inner Mommy War, Part 2

The last thing I need is to have my sleep interrupted by kicks and squirms. But to be so close to my children, at the one time of day when they are too bleary to fight with each other, is priceless to me.

My Inner Mommy War, Part 1

When I was 32, three years into my blessedly peaceful second marriage, 16 months into the motherhood gig, five months pregnant with our second child, I sat on the floor of our New York apartment in stunned silence.