Sitting here, sipping my coffee with my dollar store cheater glasses on, I’m reflecting on my 6 reasons to smile this past month. It’s been an extremely stressful month, truthfully, mainly because of the health and safety of two of my girls. Let me explain and just jump in with some of the reasons I… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile September 2017
I’ve been searching for what’s next for me for a long time–an embarrassingly long time if I’m being honest. I’ve gone down so many avenues trying to figure out what I’m supposed to be doing with my life now that I’m nearly an empty nester that I’ve worn out a path on some websites. I’ve… Continue reading What’s Next Now that the Nest is Nearly Empty?
We are one week into July and I know I’m a little bit late for this post; however, I’ve recently returned from a trip to Ireland, Wales, Scotland, and England and I’m feeling the effects of jet lag but it is one of the reasons to smile in June. Without further ado, here are the… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile in June 2017
Well, I did it. I followed through on one of my bucket list items from waaaaay back, and got a tattoo. Honestly, if my daughter had not come with me, I know I would have chickened out. I was that scared. In fact, after it was all over and I was driving home, I could… Continue reading Tattoo Ever After
Many, many years, I wanted to get a tattoo but each time I thought about it, my insides turned to gelatin and I didn’t follow through. I blamed this lack of follow-through on the fact that I hadn’t selected a design but looking back, I know it was fear of the pain. Back then, I… Continue reading Today is Tattoo Thursday
The countdown to Mother’s Day begins. On one hand, I love the day because it’s a ‘for sure’ day that I won’t have to cook dinner. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind cooking dinner but sometimes it’s a great feeling knowing that someone else will do all the necessary steps to put food in… Continue reading Mother’s Day Weekend
I’ll admit this was a tough month for me and I had to really struggle to find 6 reasons to smile, but when I sat down and thought about the whole month, it definitely wasn’t as bad as I made it out to be in my mind. Starting at the upper left-hand side, I admit… Continue reading 6 Reasons to Smile in April