Dear Connor Cook

My dearest Connor Cook – please help out a fellow Spartan. You see…my husband and I bleed green and white – and have apparently done too good a job brainwashing our children go follow almighty Sparty.  Although we live in Orlando, Florida – my son is a DIEHARD MSU fan, who dreams of one day…

Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster in Orlando.

A very grown-up New Year’s Eve!

I hope you are all having a fabulous 2015! My new year started off on an amazing note.  I hope that means this year has nothing but great things ahead! Typically, our New Year’s consists of my husband working and me at my in-laws watching their neighbors blow up anything they can find.  But that’s…

#JoeStrong Elf On A Shelf

I am #JoeStrong

What a long, strange trip it’s been. The first time I met Joe Clark was at the retirement party of Scott Harris.  Harris was an Orlando news-icon who, shortly after his “retirement”, died of cancer. I met Joe and was instantly drawn in.  We talked briefly about Jimmy Johns and our mutual love of NASCAR…

The White House

The Cook Family hits DC

I will write a more in-depth post later about what a great, amazing family vacation we had to Washington, DC. But as I’m sitting in the airport, looking at our list of things we’ve done, I thought, damn, that’s impressive.  So, here’s the raw list of everything we managed to accomplish: WEDNESDAY: Flew in to…