Are you getting to the stage we often find ourselves where you are sick of looking at your home? We feel like we all pour so much into decorating our homes and then once we live in them for awhile, it just gets old and tiring to look at. Today we decided to focus on a few easy and cheap things you can do to give your home a little oomph and your spirit a lift.
1. Simply add a decorative picture frame to an end table as a nice little accent… Continue
Added by Moonfrye Design on February 28, 2010 at 10:43am —
Moonfrye is quickly becoming a favorite site of mine. I love that it is still a small community, I feel as if I have gotten in on the ground floor, or close to it at least! But more than that, it is the only thing that is mine. Just mine. I am not sharing moonfrye with my family or close friends. I have myspace and webkinz for that. I want something that is just mine for a while before I begin telling everyone about it. I like that I am making new friends, and that I am finding things in common… Continue
Added by Penny Leigh Bunch on February 28, 2010 at 10:08am —
I'm not going to lie, college was hard for me. Not hard as in: "Oh, this class is really difficult I may not pass." More accurately, my college years were really hard for me. Full of imploding relationships, personal tragedies, beyond-unforseen circumstances, and... oh yes, SCHOOL. The last five years of my life have taught me to believe no one, scoff at hope,… Continue
Added by Joseph Engel on February 27, 2010 at 9:00pm —
I feel like every time I turn around I hear about another marriage breaking up. I know that marriage as an institution was created for the good, safety and survival of families, but in a country with divorce rates as they are, has the idea of marriage become antiquated?
How do you keep a marriage alive? What are the secrets to living a long happy life together? Please share with us some things that have helped in your marriage. We can all… Continue
Added by Hillary on February 27, 2010 at 11:27am —
The time is here! We have received so many amazingly cute baby photo entries that it is hard to pick a winner. Below please find the finalists. We will continue doing these fun giveaways, so if you don't see your pic in here now, please enter our next contest. It was seriously impossible to pick. It truly moved us to see the love that everyone has for family. Now we need your help to vote on the winner. Please look through these photos and cast your vote in the comments section.…
Added by moonfrye on February 26, 2010 at 5:30pm —
So my son is 11 and has never been invited to anyones house let alone have a "playdate" that was not arranged. This is all thanks to Autism. He never even wrote a paper until last year he would refuse to write and he had friends but never a friend who wanted to play beyond school.
So yesterday his friend wanted him to come over. My husband happen to have our van so I promised to let him play today. Armed with only a address and a name I went to search for this little boys house. I inputed… Continue
Added by Carrie Lopez on February 26, 2010 at 5:16pm —
With Soleil’s love for all things 80’s related, it got me thinking of my own love for 80’s music, complete with an extensive record and CD collection. My plan is to blog about 2 favorite records a week, in no particular order; honestly, who can possibly put a value on some of the great music released in the 80’s
Some of my choices will probably be typical of someone who barely remembers the 80’s, some other choices no one has probably heard of, and maybe a few are favorites of yours… Continue
Added by Joseph Engel on February 26, 2010 at 3:00pm —
My best friend's mother once overheard me saying "Wait, should I go to that party? What if HE is there?" When she asked who this was that I was potentially going to miss seeing if I didn't go, I replied "you know, HIM." I had to explain to her that when you are single, every social outing, trip to the supermarket, house party and doctor visit is considered an opportunity to BUMP into MR. RIGHT. Even on a Friday night when you have barely survived a… Continue
Added by Hillary on February 26, 2010 at 11:00am —
Do you know what it's like to work in a circus? I'm not talking about elephants and clowns, I'm talking about a phone that doesn't stop ringing, a doorbell that doesn't quit, children jumping all over you and fourteen things being thrown at you at once. Sound familiar?
As I'm writing this, I have one child reaching over me to touch the keys of the computer, while the other one walks in circles with a box on her head. It isn't… Continue
Added by Hillary on February 25, 2010 at 8:57am —
Studies show that the authoritative parenting style is considered to be the healthiest for children. Children raised by authoritative parents usually display higher self-esteems, stronger leadership qualities and a greater number of peers than children raised by parents of a different parenting style. Authoritative parents set boundaries, are authoritarian at certain times and when faced with a conflict, they encourage an open dialogue with their… Continue
Added by Hillary on February 24, 2010 at 5:45pm —
Hi! My name is Carrie Lopez. My daughter had a dream of opening Lemonade stands in Los Angeles Area and we are working with a few good organizations to make this dream come true! Right now we are focusing on HollyRod.org but are opened to the possiblities of doing many others. THis is a self funded project and 100% that we earn go straight to local charities. So if you are in the Los Angeles area you may at some point see our Lemonade for autism stands.… Continue
Added by Carrie Lopez on February 24, 2010 at 2:51pm —
The photos that we have been receiving for our cutest baby photo contest are absolutely incredible. We have no idea how we are going to choose a winner, so we will really need your help. We are just a few days away from picking the finalists so keep those photos coming. Everyone will be able to cast their votes! We will pick our winner by… Continue
Added by moonfrye on February 23, 2010 at 11:14am —
50 years ago my Aunt Joan was born. Hers has not been an average life. She arrived prematurely, possibly having an unfortunate run-in with the umbilical cord on the way out. Regardless of the cause, she has had a special place in our family because she did not develop in a typical manner.
From all accounts, it was not easy in those early years. The doctors made grim predictions about Joan’s future based on what they thought her IQ… Continue
Added by Julie Cole on February 22, 2010 at 7:41am —
What a day. Its 1.30 in the morning and I am still on this unbelievable high from meeting with the Dalai Lama. It was one of the most profound experiences in my life. I have been truly blessed in my life and I am so grateful that I had this incredible adventure. Thank you to my god mama for making a dream come true. I will cherish today throughout my life and thanks to all of you for your kindness and allowing me to share journeys and stories with… Continue
Added by moonfrye on February 22, 2010 at 1:33am —
I remember the day I found myself.
A few months after ending what I thought was a true love, a few months before leaving college, and a few months after losing a best friend.
I sat alone.
My college had a hidden labyrinth in the woods behind the school and it was a great place to sit and ponder, collect and regain the wandering thoughts that whisked through my confused and tired collegiate mind. Which road would I take. I could no longer afford the path I was on, and the one I… Continue
Added by Tricia on February 21, 2010 at 9:15pm —
Over here at Moonfrye, we love discovering new things. Since many of us are parents, we thought it would be nice for us to share some of our family recipes with one another - especially the quick and easy ones! It's always nice to be able to incorporate some new dishes into your usual routine, so why not do a little swapping? What's your favorite go to dish? Tell us about it and tell us how to prepare it so that we can try it when we are desperately… Continue
Added by moonfrye on February 21, 2010 at 4:05pm —
MY LITTLE SEED by Paige Tolmach (co-owner, The Little Seed)
Twenty one months ago I had a baby. A beautiful, perfect, amazing baby. Within eight weeks of birth, my perfect baby developed eczema. Extreme eczema. Every doctor on the planet told me that his skin condition was a product of genetics and a current reaction to the weather. This seemed odd to me as neither my husband nor I had eczema. Though I continually insisted that my baby must be… Continue
Added by moonfrye on February 20, 2010 at 8:20am —
Pearl of the day
: Parenting, Perfectly Imperfect
The controversial spiritual leader, Osho Rajneesh proffered the pearl “the moment a child is born, the mother is also born. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something new.”
Being a mother is an entirely new experience. Many moms seek the unattainable level of perfection in so many areas of their life including being a perfect mom.
I’ve learned that to become a master in… Continue
Added by Cynthia Litman on February 19, 2010 at 8:58pm —
It wouldn't be a Friday without bringing up the 80's - our most favorite decade. We must discuss THE TRENDS. We saw things in the 80's that even now, when the 80's is back in style, people are still scared to bring back. Some of our personal favorites are the mullet, MC Hammer pants and of course, shoulder pads!! Get out your fingerless gloves and write us. WHAT WAS YOUR ALL TIME FAVORITE 80's trend or fad?! We have to know since Friday is a day to… Continue
Added by moonfrye on February 19, 2010 at 9:53am —
I love the baby pics you guys are posting so I wanted to post a pic of my two little girls and my amazing nieces. Here is a picture from a day when my amazing big brother Meeno was over and taking pics in his brilliant way. The kids were playing dress up and loving every second of it . Music was playing and they were dancing like crazy. Thanks for sharing your incredible family photos with us. It means so much that you guys are sharing. They are… Continue
Added by moonfrye on February 18, 2010 at 11:00pm —