I’m Done With Christmas Cards…Forever

I’m just going to come right out and say it: I’m done with Christmas cards. Like, forever. I always thought of sending out cards with yuletide greetings as a right of passage… Things real grown-ups do: Buy a housePay billsStart a familySend out Christmas cards featuring happy family every December 1st I was excited to…… Continue reading I’m Done With Christmas Cards…Forever

When The Camper Gets Closed Up For Winter

Today, we packed up pillows and linens. We emptied food from cabinets and cleaned out the fridge. We emptied the contents of our medicine cabinet into a tote, and bagged up unused rolls of toilet paper. Lounge chairs and garden ornaments are stacked in the shed. The fire pit, now cold, is left with only…… Continue reading When The Camper Gets Closed Up For Winter

Mom-venting: It Just Feels Better

I need to vent. I need to mom-vent. Is that a thing? A phrase people use? If they don’t, they totally should. Here’s the basic jist if what I consider a mom-vent: The people you love most are bound to drive you bat shit crazy sometimes. Airing that laundry just feels better. I LOVE MY…… Continue reading Mom-venting: It Just Feels Better

Things No One Told Me About Having Babies

You know what I hate about being pregnant? Everything. I feel like as women, sometimes we are led to believe that all pregnancies and deliveries are this amazing, magical experience, on par with how we expect our wedding days to be. When you’re pregnant, you’re glowing. Your hair is so full and your nails grow…… Continue reading Things No One Told Me About Having Babies

A Day In The Life Of A Pandemic Mom

8:00 am – I very reluctantly roll out of bed. I don’t need to brush my hair or do makeup because I already know I won’t be leaving the house today. The sweatpants I wore to bed will do just fine until at least mid-afternoon. 8:15 am – I, hilariously, use Alexa to play “The…… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Pandemic Mom

Back To School…Kind Of…

So, tomorrow is the day all parents dream of over the summer… It’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of year… BACK TO SCHOOL! Except this year… eh… it’s a little different. …Freaking Corona… So, tomorrow begins virtual classes. But only for the first three weeks.  After that, we are allowed a hybrid schedule…… Continue reading Back To School…Kind Of…

Things I Didn’t Miss During Lockdown

The whole COVID timeline is beginning to get a little fuzzy for me now.  My days have been running together since March and I have been wearing my husband’s boxers as shorts daily since April. All I know at this moment is it’s July and while businesses are reopening, there are tons of douchebags out…… Continue reading Things I Didn’t Miss During Lockdown

Slowing Down

So, my family and I tried something different this past week.  Different for us, at least. We have been living at our campground for 10 days now. Aside from crippling allergies every morning until the meds kick in – this place has been a very welcome change. Our lives always feel so rushed. Even with…… Continue reading Slowing Down