Last week I turned another year older. I don't feel like it and I've already warned my people that I will undoubtedly forget my actual age, and not on purpose either. I've just gotten so used to being the same age my mother was when she had me it's like ingrained in my brain or... Continue Reading →
A Little Bit of Everything
Hello Beautiful People! How is life today? Has the weather been good to you or for you? I know out on the West Coast it's been crazy. Which is weird to me because as a kid who grew up in California, I didn't even know what snow was the first time I saw it. I... Continue Reading →
For Everyone Who…
For everyone who's felt overwhelmed, unfulfilled, like they're running behind, racing to catch up, drained, like they need a break, just plain tired... Me too. But this is just a bad day, a bad week, a bad month, a bad year. A bad season. A hard season. I don't know when and I don't know... Continue Reading →
Take Care of Yourself.
Listen up, guys. Or rather, read this since I'm writing not talking. As most of you know, I am a stay at home mom, a SAHM, and I love it. There are so many good things that come with it. I get to be there for my kids, I can pretty much set my own... Continue Reading →
3 Music Artists I Wish Received More Recognition
It was a beautiful winter day... okay beautiful might be pushing it. It's cold and the snow that fell last night was already starting to melt by the time I woke up this morning. Now it's just sludge. Yay. Cold and sludgey. At least there was enough snow the kids were able to build a... Continue Reading →
Revealing Santa Claus.
What do you do when your child asks if Santa Claus is real? It can become quite a conundrum depending on how you've approached the tale of Santa over the years. This post is one I wrote back in 2020 for my first Blogmas and I wanted to share it again because Santa is pretty... Continue Reading →
Christmas Gift Guide
I love giving gifts. I'd say it's one of my love languages. However, it's not always easy knowing what to get for people and I often have a hard time trying to figure out what I want. With Christmas just a few weeks away, the deadline for buying gifts is looming. Trust me. I know.... Continue Reading →
5 Fun Christmas Experiences for the Family
Christmas is supposed to be a time for family, but between the hustle and bustle of the season, it sometimes feels like intimate family time gets lost. If you're looking for a way to spend time together as a family, I have a few ideas for you. I've included some ideas that don't cost anything... Continue Reading →
5 Things I Didn’t Know Before Becoming a Parent.
Hello friends. How are you doing today? Has time change been in your favor or not? With two kids who sleep almost as little as their father, it hasn't had a big impact on us so far. Last night as I was sitting in the chair in Isbe's room waiting for her to go back... Continue Reading →
We Need Other People.
Last night I went through an anxiety attack. It began when Isbe woke up in the middle of the night. As I was putting her back to sleep, I smelled smoke. That wasn't surprising since we had lit a fire in the pit earlier and eaten outside. The smell was so strong, though, that I... Continue Reading →