Category: Blog

Pokemon Go Weekend!

I started playing Pokemon Go September 19, 2016. You would think I was WAY up in levels by now? NOPE! I have children who want to play and who do not have cellphones. They won’t for a VERY, VERY long time, so I allow them to use my phone. They...

Removing Soda – Day 36

It has been 36 days since I started removing soda from my daily routine. In all respects I have been mostly successful! I have had probably 2 full sodas since I started this and both times were special occasions. One was Christmas Day and the other was a movie afternoon...

Goodbye Carrie Fisher, My Favorite Disney Princess

I never fully understood how people could be so grief stricken when a celebrity dies, we never really knew them as a person. Yet, I was brought to tears when I heard of Carrie Fisher’s passing. It really hit me in my heart guts. I came to see why people...

Christmas Shopping Shenanigans

Let me give you a little background into our Christmas traditions, when it comes to gifts.My kids ask for ONE thing from Santa, and that is it. I am not even kidding, that is all they even want to ask him for. This was not even a tradition started by...

Removing Soda – Day 1

Since moving to Ohio from California, I have been stuck in some awful habits. Not only did I struggle a bit with depression when we got here, but I have just been treating my body like garbage. I was running again and felt great, and then the weather turned and...

Anticipating Mass Effect Andromeda

I remember a cold fall day, when I hobbled my way to GameStop to FINALLY try out Mass Effect 2. A friend of mine told me over and over that I needed to give it a try. I had hurt my back and I needed a game to play on...

Another Cat?

I know what y’all are thinking by the name of this post. I have enough pets already, why would I consider bringing another cat into my life? That is very simple, she needed a home. I did not go out looking for her and quiet frankly, I don’t want another...

Double Birthday 2016!

Today my oldest turns 11. Hard to believe 11 years ago today I was induced to have our beautiful baby girl because of my high blood pressure. It was a blessing really, when she was born the umbilical cord was wrapped around her neck twice. Doctor said we were lucky...

Trick-or-Treat 2016

Yesterday was Halloween! Such an exciting time of year for us. I usually put up a ton of decorations and go all crazy. Things have been very crazy this year, as some of you have previously read. I still do not feel fully moved in yet, and with all the...

Bestie’s Knee Surgery

I just recently moved back to the Midwest after living in California for almost 10 years. It is a blessing to be so near family again, you do not realize how much it stinks NOT having them around, until you have no other options. You rely on friends that become...