The Last Halloween?

I love Halloween. I’m a big fan of dressing up, all the fun decorations, carving pumpkins, and of course all the candy. I’m such a sucker for candy. Definitely have one heck of a sweet tooth. Taking my kids trick-or-treating is hands down my favorite part. They’re always so happy and they have so muchContinue reading “The Last Halloween?”

Men Need Skincare Too

While watching TV the other day I had a random thought. I’ve never seen a skincare commercial for men. I’ve seen them for after shave products, beard care, and body wash, but never skincare. Of course this thought followed yet another skincare commercial for women. I’ve seen so many my whole life it’s unbelievable. AreContinue reading “Men Need Skincare Too”

2020 Grateful Jar

When you wake up late it puts you in a bad mood. Then you spill your coffee and someone cuts you off on your way to work. Every little thing that happens will pile up and leave you in a bad mood. It’ll make you stressed out. It doesn’t matter what good happens, it’s stillContinue reading “2020 Grateful Jar”

I Love Spooky Season

October, the month where leaves start changing color and falling. Pumpkin spice everything hits the shelves. Horror movies play on TV. Spooky decorations are in stores and on houses. Spirit Halloween has popped up in all the closed businesses. Costumes are being made and bought. It’s a fantastic time of year.

Should Your Kids See You Breakdown?

As a blogger my inspiration comes from everywhere. My own life, lessons I’ve learned in life, things I see or hear, social media, wherever something may strike my inspiration. I’ve even been inspired by something on TV. What I write is never meant to be one sided, but rather my opinion or take on things.Continue reading “Should Your Kids See You Breakdown?”

Not Perfect, Just Human

Social media has made it easy for us to share the parts of our lives we want to and keep the things we don’t to ourselves. That being said, it has caused us to also become envious of the seemingly perfect lives of others. We too want the perfect homes. That perfect outfit. The perfectContinue reading “Not Perfect, Just Human”

The First Day Of School Looked Different This Year

The first day of school looked so different for us this year. It wasn’t just because of Covid and distance learning, but the fires all around our beautiful state of Oregon. I didn’t want to write about them because I didn’t want anyone thinking I was using that to get views, but that’s the realityContinue reading “The First Day Of School Looked Different This Year”

Cold Dinners And Long Days

There was a time in my life when I didn’t want to be a mom. THe thought wasn’t completely out of my mind, but the life I imagined didn’t involve kids. I wanted to go to beauty school and have my own salon. I pictured my days filled with running my own company and travellingContinue reading “Cold Dinners And Long Days”

Self Improvement

Did you know September is Self Improvement Month? How cool is that. Self improvement is a way for you to better yourself while working on your personal growth. Self improvement looks different for everyone. Sometimes it’s challenging yourself in ways you never thought possible. Sometimes it’s reading self help books and realizing ways you canContinue reading “Self Improvement”

Mommy Needs A Timeout

I was talking on the phone last night with an amazing friend. We haven’t talked for a while so we were catching up on all the happenings in our lives over the last few months. She said something that really got me thinking. I need to put myself in a timeout.