An Honest Thanksgiving Post

While I'm trying to write this, my son is sitting on my lap yelling "put on Reading Eggs! Mommy mommy mommy...reading eggs...reading eggs..." while the dog barks incessantly at the window where she can see my husband outside chatting with neighbors. All I asked for this evening was some time to get my blog posts … Continue reading An Honest Thanksgiving Post

It’s Halloween! Carve ALL the Pumpkins!

One of my must-do Halloween activities is carving pumpkins. I love visiting the pumpkin patch and picking out just the right one! I usually go for a medium size one with a good area to put on a "face." I also like to use a pumpkin carving tool kit that at least has a scooper, … Continue reading It’s Halloween! Carve ALL the Pumpkins!

My Week in Review- Ice Cream Treats, Dental Anxiety, the Perfect Burrito, an Unboxing and a Movie Matinee

This week the ice cream man stopped a meltdown, I survived a morning of torture at the dentist, my Instagram post about the perfect microwave burrito attracted silly bot comments, Keelan and I unboxed a Moms Meet box from Lindsay Almond Butter and we attended a movie matinee as a family for the very first … Continue reading My Week in Review- Ice Cream Treats, Dental Anxiety, the Perfect Burrito, an Unboxing and a Movie Matinee

The Real Reason Toddlers Have Tantrums

My 3-year-old is going through some intense development right now, and the resulting tantrums are quite impressive. I am lucky they are short-lived because the decibel level of the screams could possibly cause some eardrum issues. If I have any future hearing loss, I'll be telling my son he did this to me as a … Continue reading The Real Reason Toddlers Have Tantrums

My Week in Review- Star Cookies Part 2, Fireworks, Spider-Man Ice Cream, a Clean Room and a Visit to Lululemon

This week was all weird due to the holiday on Wednesday. It's felt like the weekend all week long! It was an eventful week with a memorable visit to the Lululemon store, a second attempt to make decent looking star cookies and all the Fourth of July festivities happening. I also found time to clean … Continue reading My Week in Review- Star Cookies Part 2, Fireworks, Spider-Man Ice Cream, a Clean Room and a Visit to Lululemon

Celebrating MY Independence – A Daycare Story

I'm interrupting my regularly scheduled funny little stories to confess I totally broke down and cried several times last week and I've just had it.¬†This stay-at-home-mom is waving the white flag. I had tears streaming down my face and ear-piercing screams in the background as I typed "childcare" into the search engine over the weekend. … Continue reading Celebrating MY Independence – A Daycare Story

First Time Trying Contouring with Guize Face FX

I'm pretty behind on the contouring craze, but I've been wanting to try it for a while. When Guize Face FX contacted me about trying out their Signature Contour Collection, I let them know I had no experience with the technique and pitched the angle of showing how easy it is for a first-time user … Continue reading First Time Trying Contouring with Guize Face FX

The Mystery of Making Mom Friends

I originally posted this last year, but there have been some updates! I still suck at making mom friends, but I have managed to actually meet a few new people, who happen to be moms and even consider them to be friends. This is progress! Original post: Let's start this by being honest and saying … Continue reading The Mystery of Making Mom Friends

The Total Cosplay Makeover – Mom Edition

The night I started the meds for my IVF cycle, I was supposed to run a table for my boutique at a big cosplay event. I had worked really hard to bring my character to life and was excited to wear the outfit as part of a trio. Things did not go as planned. The … Continue reading The Total Cosplay Makeover – Mom Edition

My Week in Review – Local Beans, Free Bowling, Pavers and a Magic Wand

This week I stumbled across a local bean roaster right here in Jax Beach, set the first paver stone down in my new front patio, learned (sort of) how to use a curling wand and introduced my son to the wonders of the bowling alley. My week in review 6/17 -6/23¬† Psst...you got the beans? … Continue reading My Week in Review – Local Beans, Free Bowling, Pavers and a Magic Wand