Some Real Talk {ten nineteen fourteen}

Time for some real talk, m'kay? Let's have some real talk shall we?I've been trying to write since Saturday night. My little Chrome book that could, has decided that it cannot ....more

The Farewell Committee

A weekend selfie before mom leaves for work. I’ve got my own farewell committee. For the last few weekends that I’ve had to work, the girls have decided that they want to wake up with me ....more

Tuesday was my Saturday

The truth about retail is that the hours suck. When you work at a store that is open seven days a week, your “weekends” are never traditional. Ask anyone that works retail and they will agree with you ....more

Mommy has Homework too

Last week as I was trying to squeeze in a blog post for the week, I pulled out my laptop at the dining table while Caitlin did her homework. We were chatting, me kind of chatting, because when the word strikes you, you type, when she stopped and said, “Mommy, can you stop typing?” Cue the dreaded mommy guilt. I get it ....more

In the Name of Motherhood

Seven year old birthday parties are just as loud as you'd expect. A few weeks ago I spent my Friday night at a birthday party full of seven year old kids. It was as loud and ear drum shattering as you would imagine ....more

Mornings are Hard

**Note: I wrote this post last Thursday. I had a goal of writing every day this month, whether I published it or not, and I got as far as Thursday. But this is a new week, and I'm back on the wagon, and I'm hoping that by writing every day it will get me into a better practice as a writer and a blogger ....more

Friday Funnies {Insta round up}

Lately because I haven't had a lot of time or motivation to write, I've been on Pinterest looking for things that make me laugh. Then I post them to Instagram because I feel like you need to see them too. So Happy Friday my friends....more

I use Google for my kid's Homework {Millennial Moms}

I just Googled my kids homework. I'm not even kidding. That is what full time work has reduced me to.. ....more


I saw this quote the other night. There I was just scrolling along with Pinterest, when BAM. This hits me like a ton of bricks ....more

Life Lately {September 2014}

As I went to write this post, I looked at my blog roll for September 2014. I posted only ten times this month. That is low in comparison to the last three Septembers ....more