Category: Blog

Introducing Willow, Our New Dog!

Been a while since my last blog post, apologies! Been a lot of family drama, that I wish not to stir up anywhere. Sadly I wish it were the same for the other part in this diabolical, but what can you do? In the chaos of it all, I brought...

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...