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A New Chapter…Bootcamp Here He Comes

Yesterday was one that was full of every emotion one could possibly experience. Our oldest son left for the USMC bootcamp. It will be roughly 13 weeks until we see him (89 days to be exact from the original date this post was written). The emotions went from being proud, to worry, to sadness, to Read More »»

Happy Birthday To My Amazing Hubby

This man is truly the best man. I wanted to take a moment to just wish him a HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my husband AKA my sexy beast!! Technically, it was yesterday but we were busy doing all the birthday things. I surprised him with a birthday night out with some of our closest friends..and managed to Read More »»

Let Me Reintroduce Myself

Hi All! It's been a minute since I last posted here (okay over a year, to be exact) so I thought it time to reintroduce myself. I went back and forth on whether I should say simply say introduce or add the RE before. It honestly feels like I am starting all over again, so I kind of think of it as an Read More »»

My First Birthday Without You

Today is a day that I would usually wake up excited and ready to celebrate myself because it's my birthday. But today I woke up and had tears streaming down my face as I lay in bed, not wanting to be awake. Wishing I could just skip over this day because today is my first birthday without you Read More »»

When You Become A Motherless Daughter

When you become a motherless daughter you know you still have your mom, in your heart, but she is no longer physically on this earth with you. When you become a motherless daughter, you remember the last time you said I love you and heard it back, wondering why you didn't say it at least one Read More »»

The Hurt and The Healer by MercyMe

I came across this song, by MercyMe sometime ago, but had forgotten all about it when it came on the radio the other day. It is a song that feels like it was written for me (along with many other songs I'll share in the coming days...I feel like sharing what I'm doing, feeling, listening to, etc can Read More »»

Grief…You’re Never As Prepared As You Think

Grief.....a deep sorrow. Grief doesn't even seem like the word that fits what I feel right now.   On July 2, 2020, my world was shattered. My mom, my life long best friend, lost her battle to cancer. While my sisters and I were holding her hands, she took her final breath and went Read More »»

Peeping Bunny Cupcakes

**Affiliate links in this post give me a few pennies if you purchase from them** I love Easter.  I love what it stands for and as a family we always get together to celebrate Easter.  This year I wanted to have a little fun using some tasty treats from Peeps and products from Wilton.  I wanted to Read More »»

Off To College: You Only Have Them For a Little While

When you become a parent it seems like time is going to creep by as you wait for your child to hit those milestones like making their first sound, taking their first steps, and speaking their first words. I never truly understood "it goes by in the blink of an eye" until very recently. Don't get me Read More »»

4 Quick & Easy Valentine’s Treats Kids Will Love

When it comes to Valentine's treats, I think of chocolate and candy. Which are two things I love and are, in fact, two of the treats that will be featured in today's post. However, why not start the day off, or end it, a little out of the norm this Valentine's Day. We all love to get candy and or Read More »»

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