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

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!

Why I Cry All The Time

I cry all the time. I know that my dry, sarcastic personality makes that hard to believe – but it’s true. I am, in fact, one giant blubbering bitch. And what’s more – I ugly cry. I cry over everything. Sad – cry. Mad – cry. Happy, overwhelmed, frustrated, joyful, hopeful, laughing, proud – cry,…… Continue reading Why I Cry All The Time

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

Dining in Style During Covid-Isolation

Last week, we had a Fancy Dinner Party. Because, why the hell not? To be clear, it wasn’t an actual party. Just Mommy & Daddy, plus three kiddos. There is a long list of stuff we can’t take our kids to do right now. We can’t go out to eat, can’t go to the park,…… Continue reading Dining in Style During Covid-Isolation

How To Date Your Husband During Quarantine

Here, in Ohio, there is a “Stay at Home” order in effect. COVID-19 is spreading like wildfire across the country and the government is trying to slow it down. Bars and restaurants are closed. Movie theaters are closed. No retail stores or museums are open. We are limited to our home, grocery store, or doctor…… Continue reading How To Date Your Husband During Quarantine