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

Summer Is Back On! My Beach Bod Is Not Ready!

Alert! Alert! As it turns out, Summer is not canceled after all! Grab your coolers and sunscreen. Put on your favorite flip-flops (just not from freaking Old Navy) and dust off that two-piece! As states are slowly reopening after the Great COVID Pandemic of 2020 (which isn’t actually over), and homeschooling is coming to an…… Continue reading Summer Is Back On! My Beach Bod Is Not Ready!

An Open Letter To Old Navy & The One Dolla Holla

Dear Old Navy, Today begins the “One Dolla Holla” flip-flop sale online. As I understand it, the deal is for basic color flip-flops, limit of 5, and your Old Navy/Gap credit card must be the sole means of payment. This is awesome if you have a store credit card. But, hey – some of us…… Continue reading An Open Letter To Old Navy & The One Dolla Holla

Top 10 WORST Crafts, Games, And DIY For Kids

I know we are all trying desperately to keep our kids entertained at home right now. Some days it’s easier than others. Social media is FULL of so many crafts, toys, games, and DIY ideas. But…Just because you see it Pinned, doesn’t mean it’s a GOOD idea. I’m here to tell you there are some…… Continue reading Top 10 WORST Crafts, Games, And DIY For Kids

It’s OK

Today is the 36th day that my children and I have been in Isolation. The 36th day of no school, no in-person shopping, no parks, movies, or gyms… Really though, ask me how upset I am that Make Believe and The Jump Yard are closed…I hate those places anyway. Don’t judge me – you hate…… Continue reading It’s OK

Realizations From Being Isolated

My family goes through entire bags of chips at an alarmingly-quick rate. We depend on Mickey Mouse Clubhouse a lot more than our pediatrician would recommend. My two dogs have been hosting a Fight Club for the past 45 minutes. The sound of a scooting kitchen chair is worse than that of an alarm clock…… Continue reading Realizations From Being Isolated

Isolation & Bunker Life With Hubs Still At Work

It is Thursday, March 19. We live in Ohio. Our kids are off from school indefinitely. Restaurants and bars are open for carry-out and drive-thru service only. Hair/nail salons are closed. Tattoo shops are closed. County buildings, closed. Most BMV’s, closed. Unemployment wait time is being waived. It’s being promised that utilities won’t get shut…… Continue reading Isolation & Bunker Life With Hubs Still At Work

Crazy, Random Things My Kids Have Done in the Past 24 Hours

Why do they scream so much? Seriously. Every time I walk away, there’s screaming. I sit down – screaming. I walk in the bathroom and shut the door – screaming. It’s like they lose their minds the second I’m not staring at them with one-million percent, undivided attention. I don’t even know WHAT they’re screaming…… Continue reading Crazy, Random Things My Kids Have Done in the Past 24 Hours

Coronavirus in Ohio: Doomsday Prepping, Bunker Life, and The Helpers

This morning, I woke up sweating and convinced I contracted Coronavirus. Turns out, The Husband thought 77 was the perfect thermostat setting for Bunker Life. Yesterday morning, I made the scary trip to the grocery store to Doomsday-Prep. I’m not gonna lie – I was absolutely one of the yahoos with a ridiculous amount of…… Continue reading Coronavirus in Ohio: Doomsday Prepping, Bunker Life, and The Helpers