How to Establish a Morning Routine that Works

Ever wake up early with the best intentions of getting to work on time, or even early, only to be even later than usual? Do you struggle to get yourself and your family ready in the morning? When I lived on my own, before a family, before having a smartphone, before being old and requiring … Continue reading How to Establish a Morning Routine that Works


Mother’s Day Picture Frame Project

My daughter Abby loves to do "projects" and wanted to make something for both of her grandmothers for Mother's Day.  She is such a sweet girl who loves to make things to give as gifts for everyone.  I receive new drawings or other artwork daily. During our last trip to Walmart, we found some supplies … Continue reading Mother’s Day Picture Frame Project

The Sunshine Blogger Award

I would like to send a big 'thank you' out to my fellow blogger, Marianna, from European Slice of Life for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. This is my second nomination for this award. I am so grateful to all of the kind and supportive blogging community on Twitter for all of their … Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award

My New Favorite Hairstyling Tool

I have a new favorite hairstyling tool. It is the Koolulu Magical Hair Styler 2 in 1 Ionic Hair Straightener Brush. My mom gave me this brush after she had bought it on Zulily and didn't care for it. I think she just didn't give it a chance; my mom is the type person who … Continue reading My New Favorite Hairstyling Tool

Newfound Old Bad Poetry

This evening I found some old poetry in a file on my computer that I had completely forgotten about.  I'm not sure when most of these were written, but they span from high school through around 2008 probably. I know I still have floppy disks with poetry on them, as well, but God knows if … Continue reading Newfound Old Bad Poetry

Weekend Recap

Our family had a pretty busy weekend.  We did a lot but didn't get to do as much as we'd hoped. I was wanting to go to see Avengers: Endgame but we didn't get a chance.  I have been trying to stay offline as much as possible so that I don't read any spoilers. Saturday … Continue reading Weekend Recap

Redecorating my Daughter’s Room for Almost Nothing

As of late, my daughter has been super obsessed with Disney princesses. Case in point, this morning she is drawing pictures of princesses. I initially resisted her interest in all things princess related, but she has been persistent. I think much of her requests for princess everything has been fueled by her preschool girlfriends and … Continue reading Redecorating my Daughter’s Room for Almost Nothing