About Philip Seymour Hoffman and Addiction – It’s Personal

Philip Seymour Hoffman death addiction

I posted this on my Facebook page but also wanted to share it here.  I feel the need to try and help others understand addiction.  I welcome comments and shares of this post.  If it can help one person, it’s worth it. I have been an addict. I am an addict, a food addict. I [Keep Reading]


Homeschool Review – Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network

Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network

For a few months, I have been tuning in to the Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network for different weekly and monthly shows. I don’t always catch the live events so I like that I can go back and catch up on what I missed. There are topics related to what every homeschool family, parent, student and [Keep Reading]


DVDs Under $5 on Amazon!!

Amazon DVDs Under 5 Dollars

DVDs Under $5 DO NOT pass go…DO NOT collect $200!!!  Just click the link below (or the Amazon logo above) above and go grab as many DVDs as you can for less than $5!!! There are some AWESOME titles like…Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Horton Hears a Who, Robots, The Muppets Take Manhattan and [Keep Reading]


In My Spare Time…

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Spare Time – What I Do With It Ok so spare time makes me laugh.  I just don’t have much these days.  Since I have a renewed dedication to working out, I have even less spare time than I did before.  Between homeschooling, working 2 or 3 jobs, running my blog, maintaining a marriage and [Keep Reading]


Patrick Stewart on Domestic Violence and PTSD

Patrick Stewart Story

Patrick Stewart Speaks on Domestic Violence and PTSD Many may not know of Patrick Stewart‘s (aka Captain Picard) story of seeing his father abuse his mother.  Turns out his father suffered from severe PTSD and, at that time (1940’s), there was nothing more than shell shock for an explanation.  Now, we know what PTSD is [Keep Reading]


Pigeon Forge Tn – Titanic Violin on Display – First and Only Time in US

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Titanic Violin on Display – Pigeon Forge, TN You may remember that we visited the Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, TN.  We LOVED it and hope to go back soon.  Our upcoming East TN Summer Staycation series would  be a perfect time to see what’s new.  The timing is perfect to check out this iconic [Keep Reading]


Titanic Museum Attraction – Pigeon Forge TN – Review

Grand Staircase Titanic Pigeon Forge

A Titanic Surprise in Pigeon Forge First I would like to thank the US Family Guide for selecting my family to be able to visit the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge, TN.  We had heard many great things about it and were curious to see what it was all about.  I will be the [Keep Reading]


Knoxville TN Family Fun!

Knoxville TN Family Fun!

Disney’s Phineas & Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever! Knoxville TN! Our friends over at Savings for Sanity are offering you the chance to win a family 4 pack of tickets to Disney’s Phineas & Ferb:  The Best LIVE Tour Ever!  This showing is in  Knoxville TN   Ticket prices are as follows: $20.00, $25.00, [Keep Reading]