Category Archives: North Side

Remake Learning Days 2017

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. Although I received some form of compensation and this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own. This post is brought to you by the Remake Learning Days. As a mom of boys, I am always on the hunt for things that my kids can do that doesn’t brake the bank. If it’s something that Read More →

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RIP Grandma….. I LOVE YOU!

Ever have a family member who embodies everything you are, and strives to be? My Grandma Violet, or as I called her, Grandma, was that person for me. With the Great Depression around the corner, Grandma Vi (she always signed cards like that) was born on Cinco de Mayo, 1926. The eldest of five siblings, she acted as caregiver to all. It was these difficult Read More →

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Hallmark Holiday

I’m not sure when this will be posted so happy Father’s Day to the world out there or belated as the case may be. Father’s Day is another “Hallmark Holiday” that grates on my nerves just like Grandparents Day or Valentine’s Day and the reason for this is simply this: if your parents are still alive or you are truly in love then EVERY day Read More →

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Happy Anniversary Jeremiah!

On this day May 14, 2005 I changed my last name. Now some women dream of this day and plan it their whole lives. I was not born with that gene. Lol. We have known each other for over 10 years, since chemistry class in high school. He was the really tall guy who everyone knew, he was a grade ahead of me and had bright blue Read More →

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A Steel City Dad – 10 Steel City Values That I Plan to Instill in My Son

10 Steel City Values That I Plan to Instill in My Son  By: A Steel City Dad (read more at www.babywatchblog.com) I’m a Pittsburgher, born and raised. With the exception of a few college-aged years, I’ve lived here my whole life, and I’ll likely die here (unless I die on vacation, which would be ironic and appropriate, and I’m now 100% sure I’ll die on Read More →

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How getting lice helped me see the bigger picture

So …. the last few day have sucked big time. The night before last, our lights went out around 6:15ish, right in the middle of cooking dinner. Luckily I have a ton of candles so we were able to get through it with at least some light. Candle light is not as bright as I am used to. Strike 1! Having no power sucks when you are a family that is addicted Read More →

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The Best of The Burghosphere award goes to…….

Steel City Mom is proud to team up with Most Wanted Fine Art, to take part in their annual “The Best of The Burghosphere”. Hard to believe that only 3 years in to this blogging thing and I am getting an award. I can not tell you how exciting this is. What’s even more exciting is I get to “give” an award to a fellow blogger. Read More →

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Review: Judith the Balloon Artiste AKA Giggles the Clown

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. Although I received some form of compensation and this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own. A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure to sit down with a wonderful lady by the name of Judith. She is a gentle soul that just radiates happiness. A real angel on earth. Most people know her as Giggles the Clown. Read More →

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Grandparenting

Get your tissues ready. Cliff is going to melt your heart………   I have indeed, fallen head over heels in love with my granddaughter and the idea that I am a grandfather. We raised three children into adulthood and all are (fairly) normal and healthy, quirky individuals who have made life an interesting, challenging and rewarding event. Then I was thrown an early curveball by Read More →

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