4 Of My Favorite Easy Recipes (From Pinterest)

I like to cook, but as long as it stays pretty simple. No double broilers, or long hours basting. The basics. I do make sauces from scratch, but I do not bake. Baking is a science, and I flunked science. … (read more)

Being Vulnerable Is A Crappy Necessity

Nothing has been as humbling to me as to tell someone that I am having a problem mid-struggle.  Some stuff comes easy, I can talk about my depression and mental health issues all day. I can talk about my flaws … (read more)

My Kids Are My Life

Well, we survived the first day of school! Yaaaaaayyyyy… I guess. It was pretty uneventful. Little Lady ran right in and joined her class, and I got one picture of her in front of our house. Pretty straight forward. I stood there … (read more)

The Obligatory Back-to-School Stress

The Obligatory Back-to-School Stress

My daughter starts school in two days. I’ve gone through many, many emotions over this. Not because I am old (puh-leaze I am 30 and really no one should have trusted me with children) or my little baby is growing … (read more)

Creativity is serious business

Creativity is serious business

Happiness is exhausting. At least the happiness that leaves you feeling refreshed. I call that joy. That’s the kind I am talking about. Sure doing emotionally draining stuff could make you happy… but there is such a unique value in … (read more)

How to spread encouragement, for the lazy

How to spread encouragement, for the lazy

So I have this theory… Maybe it’s more of an idea.  What if I actually said something or did something every time I felt appreciation someone, even if it was just for a smile that brightened my day? What if I … (read more)