Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician with two teens, one husband and more pets than she will admit to. She has a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology but left her career in science to become a stay at home mom. Years of playing with Legos and coloring with crayons had her craving a more grown up purpose to her life and she began blogging full time. She currently deals with emotional tweens, suburban politics, and middle aged metabolism while sharing her opinions in an honest and down to earth fashion on her blog.
A drive through the typical suburban neighborhood show us perfectly manicured lawns, shiny new minivans and 2.5 children playing happily in the yard. Perfection, right? Well, only on the outside. Suburbia is also filled with financial issues, parenting mistakes, marital problems and a whole bunch of not so perfect stuff. [...]
This holiday budget tips discussion has been sponsored. I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are my own. The holidays are fast approaching and with it comes a serious amount of shopping. Gifts for friends and family members, holiday baking supplies, wrapping paper and pretty clothes for Christmas Eve church service are all on […]
Growing up, I had a dog until I was about 10 years old and he passed away from old age. That was the first time I had ever seen my father cry and that memory has stuck with me for decades. I begged and pleaded for years after that to be allowed to have another […]
A number of years ago, my husband was dragged kicking and screaming into a management position. He has climbed the corporate ladder fairly quickly in the 12 years he has been with his company and while we certainly enjoy the increase in salary, he is not enjoying the responsibilities and stress associated with being the […]