Life As We Know It…

I had, honestly, been taking all of this in stride, one day at a time, paying attention but not OBSESSED, but this SERIOUSLY breaks my heart. These kids are being robbed of a crucial college experience; major EARNED milestones like graduation and ring ceremonies will not be celebrated, housing situations are being left in chaos,Continue reading “Life As We Know It…”

February Books

I guess the holidays really did me in because I cannot seem to get through one book, let alone four. Nonetheless, here are the books I read or am reading now. The Book to Teach Me Something: Girl, Stop Apologizing By Rachel Hollis. ” … a wake-up call. She knows that many women have beenContinue reading “February Books”

What I want for Christmas this year:

1. To send my kids a text asking: what meals do you want me to make for you while you’re home?”  ✔️ 2. Christmas music playing non stop – loud enough for everyone to hear no matter what room you’re in in this house. ✔️ 3. To put clean, fuzzy sheets on a bed that hasn’t beenContinue reading “What I want for Christmas this year:”

Words of Wisdom on my baby girls 21st Birthday!

TWENTY ONE YEARS OLD! How did that even happen? WHEN did it happen? Seems like just yesterday we were celebrating your high school graduation and I was coming to terms with the fact that you were LEAVING. Now THIS! If it wasn’t for the fact that you were so responsible and mature, I don’t thinkContinue reading “Words of Wisdom on my baby girls 21st Birthday!”

Words of Wisdom for Dylan’s 24th Birthday

On November 30th, 24 years ago, I became a mother for the second time.  There’s no denying 24 is a strange time in ones life; I know it was for me. And although you don’t have two kids like I did (thank God) I’m guessing you’re finding yourself in this state as well. Trust me,Continue reading “Words of Wisdom for Dylan’s 24th Birthday”

November ALREADY, Kindle Unlimited, & Marie Kondo

I cant believe we are already into November! It was just the other day I was writing about Back to Basics – Holy crap, it took me THAT long to actually get started! The year is almost OVER! Anyway, in my long overdue journey of clearing out the crap I stumbled upon the cutest littleContinue reading “November ALREADY, Kindle Unlimited, & Marie Kondo”

30 Days of Thankful – and why I almost didn’t do it.

Every November since 2012 I’ve done this 30 Days of Thankful thing.  It first started as a fb “challenge” from a friend and it quickly became one of my favorite things to do. One I usually look forward to all year long.  This year, for some reason, I just didn’t want to do it.  It’sContinue reading “30 Days of Thankful – and why I almost didn’t do it.”