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Being Brutally Honest About Not Being Perfect

So, I don’t think I’m alone when I say, I want to be perfect. I want the perfect life, the perfect body, the perfect job, the perfect family. But what does that mean? Who created this vision of perfection? Watch out y’all it’s about to get existential up in here. The Perfect Body Let’s not […]

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A Message From David Sutcliffe, Watching LP, and Getting Some Much Needed Rest

This weekend was one of those weekends that I always hope to have. We spend a lot of weekends cleaning. Lots of weekends! And it breaks my heart. I hate working all week, and then spending all my free time on the weekends working some more. This weekend I did some amazing things, and honestly […]

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January Recap: The Start of Something Good

One of my favorite series to join is the What’s New With You Link Up, from See You in a Porridge, because it pushes me to look back on my month, and appreciate the little things. Here’s how January played out: Jack Turned Seven! Jack was a New Year’s baby, born at 4:02 pm on […]

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TBB Asks: On Relationships – Who Do You Love?

One of my favorite blogs, The Blended Blog, is asking questions about love, and this is what I have to say about it. Who is your oldest friend/how did you meet? I have three sets of oldest friends, all from the block I grew up on. One is Eileen, she lives in Florida. One is […]

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Some Weeks are Just Crappy, But I Digress

Last week was hard. I am not entirely sure why. It started with a struggle on Monday at the doctor’s office, and continued at the dentist watching my son get tortured on Wednesday. I’ve been having sinus problems for months, and I know that I need to be taking my decongestants, and maybe even using […]

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2018 Goal Review and 2019 Goals

Setting goals last year, made a world of difference in my life. I’ve set goals in the past, but this year I checked in on them, and I really worked on them! 2018 Goal Review Finish my novel – I did this! I finished my novel during NaNoWriMo. Actually, I finished it about two hours shy […]

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December 2018 Recap – Ending the Year Strong

December 2018 Recap - Ending the Year Strong

Check out my post from this day last year: 2018 New Year’s Resolutions – All About Healing and Growth It’s 2019, y’all. Seriously, what? December was a blur, as it often is. And the start of the year, like every start of the year since my son was born SEVEN years ago (again, what?!), was […]

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TBB Asks: Giving Thanks Edition

While I was  eagerly awaiting the Fall Swap Box reveal over at Happy Pretty Sweet, I saw this link-up and just had to get in on the fun. Just a little more Fall love to go around. Also, I am feeling that Fall spirit this year, ya know? Here are the questions from TBB Asks: […]

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Mid-Year Review – Getting Goals Accomplished!

I wrote New Year’s Resolutions this year, and even though normally this is like writing a list of things I want and then tossing said list into a deep dark pit, this year I have been determined to make serious change. This Year So Far: Finish my novel – I trashed the novel that I started writing […]

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A Few of My Favorite Things – Like the Song, Try Getting That Out of Your Head

I don’t always follow my own tenets for joyful living, but one of the things that I have started is taking time to acknowledge the things that make me joyful. Whether it’s something big, like my beautiful children, or something small like a nice perfume or nail polish, I take a moment and show gratitude […]

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