Celebrating my birthday with the gift of freedom. And a chance to start over.
First a warning: this picture below is unfiltered, raw, not-wearing-a-bit-of-makeup. Me currently: What you can see: ✔️ Dirty hair pulled back into a messy bun. ✔️Bags and circles so deep I'm convinced I have two canyons under my eyes. ✔️Glasses on barely hiding my itchy, watery eyes. ✔️Ratty old men's sweatshirt I may have picked… Continue reading #MomCold
So last night hubby and I did something we've been talking about since March. Look: Yep, we got matching tattoos. As you can tell, I already have ink. This marks number 6 for me, but for Music Man it's his first. We didn't plan to get this tattoo...but did decide to get something that involved… Continue reading For Those Babies We Never Held
Four years ago, I made a bold decision to stop working outside my house, and start working from inside it. I had always volunteered for organizations and hosted several blogs and maintained social media pages for years (I was on social media before Facebook, cause I'm that old), however it was more of a hobby,… Continue reading Balancing Act-How I Work and Stay Home
I don't know about you-but for me one of the best parts of summer (other than NO SNOW) is the bounty of delicious fresh fruit and veggies that become available in every supermarket, big box store, and my favorite place to get fresh food-the local farmer's market. Whether it's a roadside stand, a more formal… Continue reading Summer Fruit Goodies-Farmer’s Market Recipes
Music Man has been away this past week for work so that means I've been reliving my single parenting days of three years ago of trying to work, keep the house in order, and basically keep everyone alive. And it hasn't been easy. AT ALL. In some ways, that is...other ways, it's been a lot… Continue reading Solo Parenting-The Highs and Lows
My attempt at making a dairy free mac & cheese was more like a mac & mess!