We Sold Our House!

Good grief gravy. It’s been a long time. We’ve been so stinking busy. We decided to get our home on the market this summer and buy a bigger home. It took a LOT of work to get our house ready but we took care of so many details. It sold in a week! Now we… Continue reading We Sold Our House!


You guys, I am so preoccupied with getting my house ready to move…and finding a house to move into! Brent and I moved to this place almost 10 years ago with a 20 month old Silas and a 2 month old Isaac. We didn’t mean to stay long, we had pipe dreams of flipping it… Continue reading Moving

Inspirational Memes Are Trying To Kill Us All

I need to talk about something and I don’t think I am alone here. If I am, this blog is going to look very peculiar to you…so my apologies. So, you know those inspirational memes people share around? You know, the ones with the calming backgrounds and the trendy fonts? They stress. me. the. hell.… Continue reading Inspirational Memes Are Trying To Kill Us All

Armpits, Niagara Falls, and the Calamity of my Teenage Years

My trusty jacket and the freedoms it provided me...look at me rockin' out with my pits out.

[fb_button]Back in the day, when I used to blog daily, I would just start writing and stuff would come out of my brain and onto the screen and I would hit “publish” and that would be that. Now, after many years of getting REALLY good at being an over-thinker, I stare at the screen a… Continue reading Armpits, Niagara Falls, and the Calamity of my Teenage Years

Preggo Update

I feel like I am in the home stretch!!  30 weeks pregnant now and if she comes early like Isaac, then I only have about 9 weeks left.  Let’s hope she is like her brother, I am kind of counting on it. Pregnancy brain is in full force.  In face, since I’ve turned 30 weeks… Continue reading Preggo Update

It’s Been a Year

Exactly a year ago today we were told that our little girl’s heart had stopped beating.  A whole year. I remember that day so clearly and how I had wished I could skip ahead to where time had gone by and I the pain wasn’t so sharp and painful.  Where I felt like I could… Continue reading It’s Been a Year

Getting Stronger

20 (ish) lbs down and feeling a lot better.

Ever since I lost Serenity I’ve been on this health journey.  I just knew I couldn’t go back to my old lifestyle with this much pain inside me.  I would go insane.  I began working out, walking, running, swimming…pretty much whatever I felt like.  It really helped.  The more pain I feel inside, the more… Continue reading Getting Stronger

Mother F*cking Homemaking: An Homage to JJ Keith

Whenever I look at Pinterest, it’s like I’m looking at this alien world. I had no idea there were people out there who spent so much time making their children’s sandwiches look like Disney characters (then I wonder how it looks when it gets to school….scrambled Disney characters?). Is that like…an every day thing? It’s… Continue reading Mother F*cking Homemaking: An Homage to JJ Keith