Run-On Sentences and Mom Chores

It’s the Holy Grail of the week. Older little is at school. Littler little is napping. Husband at work. Time for my mom chores. But what task gets first dibs?     Right now via my to do list, I’m supposed to… work part time hustle a side job part time help with homework part…

Say YES to Tomatoes! 

This post may contain affiliate links. I love when I find amazing products, and I love even more when they are cheap! Skin care and beauty products are my vice. But this tired mama doesn’t always have time to run to Sephora, nor do I have the budget for a splurge. But if I can Amazon Prime it,…

Willow’s Birth Story

Disclaimer: This is a Birth Story. This is not sugar-coated. This is Real. Raw. Birth. There are photos. If you do not want to read about birth, or see photos of a birth or a baby breastfeeding, please exit your web browser immediately. I warned you. So if you continue to scroll, it’s your own…

I do not have a “bad baby.”

Contrary to popular belief, there is no such thing as a “good baby.” One of the questions I get most during my postpartum journey is “is she a good baby?” I hate this question. I despise this question. Maybe because its my second time around. Maybe because I have more confidence as a mother. Maybe…

First 5: A New Endeavor

[original post April 29, 2016] I’ve been needing and looking for something more lately. It’s disheartening when you can feel your soul is lost, and you know where to turn as a Christian. But you need guidance. Then it’s funny how God has a plan and let’s in fall into your lap. It’s so true…

Give Thanks – A little bit of DIY, and a whole lot of Faith

[original post October 3, 2015] Today has been a trying day. Stella is cutting some top teeth which makes for an ornery baby, and a tired momma. I knew when I finally got her down for an afternoon nap that what I needed most was some therapeutic DIY. But it’s a lazy Saturday and my ambitions are…

DIY – Updating Old Canvas Art

[original post October 1, 2015] Today’s Project: Operation Canvas Art I’ve been having this insane DIY itch lately. If I didn’t know better I’d think I was pregnant the way I’ve been nesting. One of the projects on my to do list was to update this nasty canvas art.  It actually isn’t that bad. A Parisian street…

So I’m doing this new thing…

[original post June 26, 2015} So I’m doing this new thing, called trying to be healthy and fit. We’re doing a Biggest Loser type challenge at work which involves taking over the company blog for a few posts, and who was up first, your’s truly of course. Here’s the link to the original post. It took a…

So this is the mom life…

[originally posted April 21, 2015] I said I would never be this mom. I said I’d always be able to keep my shit together. Look presentable in public, keep a clean home, have a healthy and happy child. Well, insert foot in mouth and start a blog because this life is too funny some days…