Cash Envelope Prototype

February 13, 2019

This post was almost titled the Ugly as Sin Cash Envelope Prototype. Seriously, so ugly. With some tweaks and fine tuning, I have no doubt this will turn out to be a cute and useful project.…

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Veterans Day at Home Depot Part 2

November 27, 2018

After my last post, I got a lot of feedback, support and questions. We waited until the day after to call the corporate offices to notify them about what happened and I wanted to give Home…

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Veterans Day at Home Depot

November 13, 2018

I’ve read many stories over the years of deplorable treatment of active duty military, veterans and spouses, but none of that prepared me for a first hand experience. Let’s talk about Home Depot and how one…

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DIY Treasure Chest Bank

September 10, 2018

The day started with a bit of tragedy. I was lying in bed, still half-asleep when I heard crash, shatter, scream. I jumped out of bed and bolted to living room to find a distraught little…

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Dealing with Prescription Mistakes at the MTF

July 31, 2018

TL;DR: the base pharmacy almost dosed my 4 year old wrong and didn’t even care. It all started with a fever… This morning, Dustin and I spent 3 1/2 hours at the base hospital. The whole…

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Will You Accept the Plastic Free July Challenge?

July 5, 2018

It’s Plastic Free July. Don’t know what that is? I didn’t either until a few weeks ago. But I’m taking part this year and I hope you will too! Plastic Free July Eco Challenge I had…

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Nurses, Teachers, Military Spouses… Thank You!

May 11, 2018

Teacher Appreciation Week, Nurse Appreciation, Military Spouse Appreciation and Sunday brings Mother’s Day. Seriously. All rolled up in one week. Pretty sure teachers and nurses deserve their own week all to themselves. If not an entire…

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Batten Road Market

May 9, 2018

At the end of a dirt road, down by a riverbank, a collection of local artisans, small businesses and vendors are gathering to share their goods, services, crafts and passions at the Batten Road Market. You’re…

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Celebrating Teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week

May 8, 2018

Teachers. The amazing people who help us raise our kids while stuffing their heads full of useful information and good habits. While I will gladly take as much of the credit as I can get for…

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Milkweed, Monarchs and Masterpieces: The Tale of a Preschooler and His Butterfly Garden

April 24, 2018

Spring is definitely here, and we’ve planted a butterfly garden to celebrate its arrival and prepare for the oppressive heat of summer. No, a butterfly garden won’t provide much shade from the hot summer sun, but…

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Dirty Pour – Acrylic Pour Fluid Painting for Beginners

April 5, 2018

If you aren’t artistically inclined, it’s easy to dismiss the idea of making your own art to decorate around the house. But making beautiful canvas art isn’t nearly as difficult as you might think. Dirty Pour…

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Rush & Ramble is Proud to Sponsor WordCamp Jacksonville 2018

April 4, 2018

Rush & Ramble is a proud sponsor of WordCamp Jacksonville 2018. WordCamp Jacksonville is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. And at $35 for a two day ticket, including an After Party at Wicked Barley…

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