Life Update The fog was thick this morning, the leaves are falling fast and hard today, the wind is crisp and fresh. It's most definitely the end of another season, whatever season that happened to be! It sure didn't feel like much of a summer this year. None-the-less, the short but loved season in which … Continue reading Tonight We Will Celebrate
We do family reading in our house every day. Our read alouds are usually done in the evening either sitting around the table snacking, curled up on the couch or with all of us in my daughters bed after everyone is ready for bed. This is something I implemented almost 3 three years ago that … Continue reading Dinosaurs In Her Pool?
The anger is sickening, She doesn't want you there. Why are you never around? She no longer gives a care. The years have made her numb To the words, the love, the hate. It hurts. Like she can't breathe. Get out! It's not too late! Photo from https://www.pexels.com/photo/flight-landscape-nature-sky-36717/
I opened the container with a leftover chicken breast and smelled it because I couldn't remember when we had chicken. It didn't smell bad so I licked it. Says a worn out, busy Mom wearing pajamas at 4:45 pm I'm taking a break from this crazy afternoon. The title has nothing to do with what … Continue reading Pineapple Apple Pen
Something I learned recently in my growth journey is that forgiving someone does not mean that you have to continue to have them close to you. It doesn't mean you need to accept the toxic people back in. It doesn't mean you have to be best friends or have any sort of relationship with them. … Continue reading I Forgive You
Those days were filled with happy thoughtsThose nights were filled with warmth.The loneliness didn't exist thenlike how it does now.The darkness wasn't so deep and thickThe thoughts weren't so loud and mean.Your voice was soothing, warm, welcome.It was needed and craved.What is missed the most from that time of love?The companionship, the acceptance.The talks, the … Continue reading Just An Unforgotten Poem
I have no words. My heart still aches. https://youtu.be/hr8VwYLcxGo I was sleeping soundly and comfortably when my husband came thundering up the stairs to our bedroom yelling "Get up! You have to come see this! Get up!" Being that this was well before we had kids and we were 21 (oh to be young again … Continue reading Where Were You?
Heather Graham is one author whose books I've always thoroughly enjoyed. Since I have a very narrow window of time each day, my reading need is being very neglected. It's just the season of life we're in right now and that's okay with me, there will be tons of time later to enjoy more reading. … Continue reading Heather Graham-The Hidden
This has to be the hands down favorite in my house. Super moist and healthier than most muffins. Who doesn't' enjoy a good carrot muffin? I just avoid mentioning the "zucchini" part with my kids around! 1 cup rolled oats2 cups flour3/4 cup brown sugar3 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon salt2/3 cup skim milk3 … Continue reading Carrot Zucchini Muffins
The Night Before I have all these plans of what I want to do and what I should be doing and honestly thinking that I could do it all. That's simply not realistic. Tomorrow is the first day of school here for 2/3 of my kids. The youngest start next Monday. Everyone is excited to … Continue reading A New (school) Year Has Officially Began