Sisters

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com I went through a messy divorce, which was by far the hardest part of my life, even worse than losing my dad, yet I had moved on, remarried, and finally found happiness. However, my ex-husband remained a thorn in my side. Every move I made, he managed to complicate. He... Continue Reading →

You can’t be a mom

As I walk to my seat in my freshman Intro to English class, I feel this guy looking at me. I glance his way, and he is just smiling and kind of trying to make eye contact. I can tell that he is thinking of something to say. This should feel exciting. It is college.... Continue Reading →

Must Read! Untamed

I am intimidated to even write a review of this book because I know I cannot do it justice. To be honest, I didn’t even know who Glennon Doyle was, but I follow Reese Witherspoon on Instagram, and she had it on her book club page. I saw the book at the library, so I... Continue Reading →

Remote Learning Tips

As parents, I think we can all agree that remote learning is rough on a family. Parents have jobs, kids are home alone, we need to find childcare for younger ones, and life just keeps going, even though the world is in a state of chaos. Here are some tips that I would give to... Continue Reading →

Elf on the shelf Week 2

Well, planning ahead with our Elf has made my life much easier. I normally am so over it at this point, and want Elf to make his way back to the North Pole, but I am actually enjoying it this year! I can't believe I said that! Honestly, I have slacked off a little on... Continue Reading →

Elf on The Shelf Week one

Hopefully you saw day one in the previous post. Here are some ideas to get you through the first week with your Elf. I try to mix the better ideas with the ones that are less work to keep it balanced. Day 2 Popsicle Sticks Clothes Pin Markers A Naughty Nice Chart for the week.... Continue Reading →

24 Elf on the Shelf Ideas

I bet almost every mom right now is thinking about the arrival of the family Elf. It's kind of exciting at first, and as moms, we have the best intentions of doing the Pinterest worthy Elf ideas, then after about a week of The Elf, we are counting down to the day Elf will make... Continue Reading →

Colorado in the summer

Summit County Colorado July Family of 5 Kids 20,14, 6 $3000.00 Budget We ventured out west to end our summer break, and we thought that Summit County in Colorado would be a good choice for a family trip during the pandemic with a lot of social distancing options in the great outdoors. The most economical... Continue Reading →

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