Mother’s Day is upon us yet again, and yet again, I am sure husbands and children alike are wondering how to celebrate the women in their lives. Well, here’s my take on the subject. I think that it would be a good idea to celebrate moms completely and by that, I mean celebrate the whole… Read More Gifts for the Best Mom Ever!
The links in this post contain affiliate links, and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link, but ALL opinions are my own! I love shopping, but with the way my life is set up– meaning my obligation to maintain food and shelter for my babes– I can’t… Read More If the Price (Shoe) Fits- Commit
As 2017 comes to a close, I’d like to talk to you a bit about Dreams, what it means to be a dreamer, and why you should never let your dreams die. You see, I am one of the dreamiest dreamers I have ever met. I mean even my dreams… Read More Broken and Barren, but not dead
Revive- to restore to life or consciousness. Earlier this month, I wrote down in my planner that one of my goals for the summer would be to revive my blog. You see, becoming a mom again, this time at 43, has left me with very little time to dedicate to my life let alone my… Read More Re-Vive
“Here it is, a blog that’s slightly transformed, just a bit of a break from the norm”! I guess this summer finds me a little more playful and nostalgic than usual, and that may be because this summer marks my 25th year as a high school graduate. Yes, 25 years! As I look back to the summer… Read More Summer, Summer, Summertime..
March is my birthday month so I have created a list of 31 things to do in this month that help ensure that I am focused on faith, family, health, fun, and finances! You should do the same thing, so if you see something on my list that you like, add it to yours, and… Read More My March Checklist!
As we all gear up to say goodbye to 2016, I realize that this year has brought about so many changes in my life, changes that have caused me to experience a range of emotions. From my job relocation, to my mom’s heart attack, from the loss of a friend to the loss… Read More 21 things 2016 taught me
There are times when we are left with no words to convey the overflow of emotions that fills us. No words because to utter a word, would cause something akin to a volcanic explosion to erupt inside of us. This is pretty much how I felt when Alton Sterling and Philando Castile lost their… Read More Say Something… my take on why black lives matter
If you are from my day then you know the rest of the lyrics, “I shouldn’t have left you without a strong [post] to step to”. Like Eric B and Rakim wanted to keep the beats coming, I want to keep the blog posts coming, but sometimes life gets in the way of what we… Read More “It’s been a long time…
For this school teacher, Spring Break does not actually mean going on an awesome vacation. For me, it actually means get your crap together because this is really the last time you’re going to have off from now until Memorial Day (a mouthful, right?). Well, it’s true, and a part of me getting my crap together actually includes… Read More Look at what I made!