Now that summer is almost over, I feel like I can openly admit how happy it makes me to turn that calendar off August. The Autumnal Equinox will not officially happen until September 23rd, but in reality the minute we are done with Labor Day festivities, … [Read more...]
Sometimes, we all need to VENT! Living our busy lives OTP can occasionally have its frustrations, so this spot is dedicated to some honest (but never vicious) opinions and discussions. Do you have an annoying or silly issue that causes you undue stress? If you ever feel the need to say, "Don't even get me started"...then chances are, you aren't alone. We are very aware that these Vents are just that, small nuisances. #FirstWorldProblems, that really, we are lucky to have. Feel free to share your Vent with us at [email protected] or comment on ours.
So it may not officially be a rumble, but can’t we all just get along? We're talking about the usually friendly debate between ITP’ers and OTP’ers. We would be lying if we said we have not, at least once, had to hear the joke: “Did you bring your ITP … [Read more...]
It’s that time of year: High School Football and Homecoming Dances. Now, I don’t want to date myself, but it was not THAT long ago that I was looking forward to going to my own Homecoming Dance. I was dress shopping, getting my fancy shoes dyed to … [Read more...]
Is there a stigma to being a sports mom? The term “Soccer Mom” started in the 90’s when the Soccer Mom was considered a voting block. And I’m sure we can all recall Sarah Palin referring to the Hockey Mom as “tough.” There is even a TV show dedicated to … [Read more...]
Since school is now back in full swing, we are looking back at the enthusiasm we had at the beginning of summer to Scoop a long list of cool, new places. We had a grand vision of how our summer would go with free time and lazy days to do what we wanted to … [Read more...]
It’s that time of year when those of us with children are starting to get some of the back-to-school essentials for our kids. Sometimes joyful, but often stressful, it is good to have some guidelines while shopping -- especially if this year is monumental … [Read more...]