Humor, Motherhood

Freak the Crap Out

The piece that I read for Listen to Your Mother last year, I wrote specifically for my audition. It wasn't already written on my blog or published elsewhere. So when I found out I made it into the cast, I was told to wait until after the show to publish it as not to give… Continue reading Freak the Crap Out

Humor, Motherhood, Netflix

Why Netflix Wants Me To Lie #StreamTeam

Apparently, there is this new show on Netflix called Bloodline that everyone is raving about.   And of course, I am not on board because it is all the rage. Give me a year or two and I will be all over that. Anyway, I guess there is all this lying going on within the storyline,… Continue reading Why Netflix Wants Me To Lie #StreamTeam

Crafts, Dollar Tree, Link Party

Candy Bar Wreath. Because Nothing Says “I Love You” Like a Root Canal

*I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So please excuse the words where pictures should be but I don't have the time or energy to find the pictures.    I love to come up with fun things for my children. But unfortunately, I don't come up with them.… Continue reading Candy Bar Wreath. Because Nothing Says “I Love You” Like a Root Canal

Decorating, Humor, Pinterest

My Blue Period is Much Better Than Picasso’s Because He Didn’t Get Periods

*I recently migrated my blog and some of the pictures didn't make the move. So please excuse the words where pictures should be but I don't have the time or energy to find the pictures.    So I was sick of looking at this:   I painted this door almost three years ago. I KNOW… Continue reading My Blue Period is Much Better Than Picasso’s Because He Didn’t Get Periods

Childhood, Family, Life

The Greatest Man I Always Knew

There is this old Reba McEntire song that I love about a strained relationship between a father and a daughter. "The greatest man I never knew Came home late every night He never had too much to say Too much was on his mind I never really knew him And now it seems so sad… Continue reading The Greatest Man I Always Knew

Family, Life, Travel

A Much Needed Spring Break in Tennessee that Literally Ended Crappy

We aren't going to talk about the bug that hit our home. We won't speak of it. We only talk about it in hushed, reverent tones in our immediate family. "The thing" is what we call it. Is "the thing" gone yet? Has "It" left your home yet? That is all we will say about… Continue reading A Much Needed Spring Break in Tennessee that Literally Ended Crappy