Sometimes I need a little help figuring out what to write on a weekly or monthly basis. I look for inspiration everywhere and sometimes it comes from my outside world, from my kids, or from my friends. My friend, Estrella Azul, has inspired me to create a monthly post called “Six Things that Made Me… Continue reading Six Reasons to Smile in March 2017
This post is coming to you courtesy of the scheduling capability of WordPress because right now, I’m probably still sleeping off the drugs that put me to sleep for oral surgery. Yes, I had oral surgery yesterday, and it’s definitely on the list of things that I’m grateful for this week. Without further ado, here’s… Continue reading Gratitude Journal as of March 24, 2017
Yes, you read the title correctly. I am glad my daughter didn’t listen to me when it came to all the ‘sage and safe’advice I gave her about real estate. Devon declared she wanted to be a hairdresser when she was younger. I told her that was a great career but that she needed her… Continue reading I’m Glad My Daughter Didn’t Listen to Me
Obviously, I’ve completely fallen off the writing wagon and my excuse is getting old. I’m planning on continuing to blame Trump but then write anyway because I have to get back to something that brings me joy and keeps me productive. I’ve done a lot of work around the house but I’ve done no internal… Continue reading Writing in Circles
I hope I’m on Gratitude Journal #6. I think I saw a #5 and am assuming that this is #6. So what if it isn’t? Does it really matter? I should have picked dates instead (hindsight being 20/20). In fact, that’s a better idea so I’m going to rename this blog post to today’s date… Continue reading Gratitude Journal March 14, 2017
A few years ago, I ran out of ideas for birthday parties that the girls would enjoy. We’ve done the character visits, the bounce houses, the trips to Chuck E. Cheese’s and Dave and Busters. We drove a few friends to Disneyland and Boomer’s. We have done everything there is to do on a birthday… Continue reading What is a ‘Deconstructed Party Bag?’ and Why Should You Do It Yearly?
“Hurry up and get your license so I can sleep in,” I told my youngest daughter. She looked at me with annoyed eyes, and replied in a not-so-subtley annoyed voice, “I’m working on it. This stuff is boring!” The stuff she was referring to was online Driver’s Ed. Imagine reading module after module about driving.… Continue reading Driving This Mom Crazy