COVID Can’t Stop Halloween Tricks and Treats

Halloween plans were up in the air this year due to COVID overshadowing everything. Events were still being cancelled and the CDC was advising against parties and trick-or-treating. But we decided not to let that ruin the fun and suited up to wander about the neighborhood. I went all-out dressing up since I didn't get … Continue reading COVID Can’t Stop Halloween Tricks and Treats

The Christmas Cards that Never Arrived

A few weeks ago I did a post asking people to send me Christmas cards. I deleted it after less than a week because I ran across a couple of other card requests and I felt like those people might need them a little bit more. In the end, I got NO CARDS AT ALL, … Continue reading The Christmas Cards that Never Arrived

The Question that Made Me Put Up a Christmas Tree

Since my husband is deployed, I wasn't planning on putting a up a Christmas tree this year. It's a lot of work for one person to go buy and set up a real tree, and buying a big fake one seemed like a waste because we usually get a real one. Also I wasn't feeling … Continue reading The Question that Made Me Put Up a Christmas Tree

Home to Sarasota for the Holidays

I did my home for the holidays thing early this year and headed down to Sarasota, FL for a few days of sunsets and white sand. We stayed at the Suntide Island Beach Club on Lido Beach. (A Christmas timeshare treat from my mom and her husband Bill.) It was a little dated, which I … Continue reading Home to Sarasota for the Holidays

Diary of a SAHM – Day…I already lost count

If you are going to start trying the stay-at-home-mom thing, I really recommend doing it around the holidays. There's so much going on with family visiting, traveling and events that you don't even realize you're deep in the SAHM trenches just yet. You have people around. I imagine weeks from now things will be different. … Continue reading Diary of a SAHM – Day…I already lost count