Anxiety, Humor, Life, Nonsense

You Aren’t Pronouncing Hygge Correctly

    My therapist suggested that I embrace winter this year for the first time in many, many years. Of course, she suggested this in October when there was green grass, above 50-degree temperatures, and air that didn't give me a lung infection when I inhaled. BUT OKAY!! I WILL EMBRACE WINTER!   This was… Continue reading You Aren’t Pronouncing Hygge Correctly

Anxiety, Favorite Things, Humor

Searching for the Good

  The inspiration for this post started with this video:   Hey, guess what? There were some really good things that happened last year, believe it or not. But I bet you didn't see a lot these stories because bad outweighs good. I'm really tired of people sharing bad shit. I mean, I get it… Continue reading Searching for the Good

Anxiety, Dieting, Humor, Nonsense, Tater Tots

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots

  A few years ago, I wrote a post about how titling blog posts is not an easy task and in the post mentioned how I almost titled that post, Screw It! I'm Eating Tater Tots. I then said it might be the title of my someday autobiography. Going forward, I might use this title for… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots

Anxiety, Crafts, Family

Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

  I know this is going to come as a massive shock to most of you but since September, I have been educating our congregation's youth (or yutes) as a Sunday School teacher.   I know, it's almost shocking to myself as well. To make you feel better, it's an every other week gig and the… Continue reading Stress Balls That Kids Can Make

Anxiety, Favorite Things, Humor, Life

Repeat After Me: Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

When I was a first-time new mommy, I thought I had to breastfeed in order to be a good mom. I read all the books, took all the vitamins, did everything I was supposed to in pregnancy to help create this new little life that I could not wait to meet. So after she was born,… Continue reading Repeat After Me: Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

Anxiety, Crafts, Friends, Link Party

Mental Health Crafting-Mod Podge Flower Pumpkins

  I swear to GOD this is the last post about pumpkins this fall. Promise. Pinky swear. Honestly, I wasn't even going to write about it but Rebecca sent me this idea a few weeks ago and we decided to do some "mental health crafting" one glorious fall day when the stars lined up and we both… Continue reading Mental Health Crafting-Mod Podge Flower Pumpkins

Anxiety, Blogging, Humor, Life

Quirks? I Got ‘Em By The Boatload

  My friend Jeanette, the mastermind behind the vision board, has gotten me to thinkin' again which is never ever good. She wrote a post about 30 Refreshingly Unique Blog Writing Prompts and let me tell you, they are indeed refreshing. Every once in a while, bloggers/writers/journalists/"influencers" (hate that word) run into a dirty little… Continue reading Quirks? I Got ‘Em By The Boatload