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!
You were mostly amazing… I have come to call the 3rd month of 2016 my month of growth. Not only did I became a year older, I became wiser, and I became better. I set out to make this month, all 31 days of it, a celebration, and for the most part I did. The first… Read More Wow, it’s the end of March!
Lately, I have been noticing something different about myself. I don’t know why the change is happening, but I do know that I have been more anxious, less patient, and more distracted than usual. I have even been thinking a lot more than usual (I didn’t even think that was even possible). So I asked myself three… Read More what’s changing?
Okay, if you came here looking for the Slow-Cooker version of Chicken and Dumplings that I promised you, just nix that idea. Why? Because to be completely honest, I “jacked up” my slow cooker dumplings, lol! You see, when I was using my slow cooker, my dumplings were a little too doughy, a result I attribute to… Read More (Stove Top & in 1 Pot) Chicken and Dumplings
A page from the earlier chapters of my life… When I was back in junior high school, I had a boyfriend (who shall remain nameless). He was actually my first boyfriend, and our story is not really all that different from others I have heard. Let’s see. Boy likes girl. Girl starts to like boy. Boy and… Read More “I’m not your Superwoman!”
Me and my hubby in 2008 (we were so cute) Yes, as we all know, February is the month for love! And because I am not always the easiest person to love or to show love (especially) when it comes to my spouse, I thought that a love challenge would be just the thing to… Read More 30 Days of Love!
Usually when I tell people that I am a teacher, they respond by saying something like this: “Oh really, I’m sorry,” “God bless you,” or “They just need to pay y’all better.” Every once in a while, someone might have some encouraging words to share, but for the most part, the responses are usually really… Read More A Teacher’s Rant!
I am a lifestyle blogger. What does that mean exactly? It means, I blog about my interests and the many facets of my life. So here on the blog, on any given day, you might find a post about a slow-cooker recipe that I have recently tried, an outfit of the day that was too cute not… Read More I am a Lifestyle Blogger!
I’ll be the first to admit that I am unaware of all the parables in the Bible, and today I learned a new one. When I went to church this morning, Pastor spoke on the subject of being able to start again, as I am sure many ministers did on the first Sunday of the… Read More From Ratchet to Redeemed
As 2015 draws to a close, I’d like to take the time to share with you my 15 favorite items of the year. I know it seems to be a bit much for me to try to narrow my favorite things to a total of 15, but I thought long and hard about these choices,… Read More 15 Favorites of 2015!