Blogging, Humor, Nonsense, Tater Tots

Bahala na, Kumakain ako ng Mga Tater Tots – Makapitong bahagi

Before I begin, I want to wish my Dad a Happy Birthday today! I love that one of my favorite posts to write is being published on one of my favorite human's big day. I love you so much, Poppy! 🙂     This month's post is in the Filipino language, Tagalog, in honor of… Continue reading Bahala na, Kumakain ako ng Mga Tater Tots – Makapitong bahagi

Amazon, Childhood, Favorite Things, Humor

To All The Perfumes I’ve Worn Before

Sung to this tune:   For my mom's birthday this year, I bought her the perfume my grandma (her mom) used to wear, Anais Anais. I actually sprayed some of it on me before I wrapped it up because I had forgotten the scent and was very curious. Let me tell you, it brought… Continue reading To All The Perfumes I’ve Worn Before

high school, reunion, high school reunion, 30 years
Childhood, Humor, Life

Things I Didn’t Do Before My 30-Year High School Reunion

      On July 21st, I will be attending my 30-year high school reunion at my rural Ohio high school. It will be full of fun things like seeing old teachers, visiting old schools, seeing old classmates. Lots of old stuff to make me feel less old or conversely, even older. Let's just say… Continue reading Things I Didn’t Do Before My 30-Year High School Reunion

grandma, loss, death, family, hummingbird, motherhood, daughters, grief, support
Family, Favorite Things, Life


    "Quite often, our Angels and loved ones in Spirit choose hummingbirds to relay their messages. They may guide hummingbirds to hum to validate their spiritual presence and to send us signs and reminders to follow our joy, stand in the light, and stay present in the moment. Your loved ones in Heaven may… Continue reading Hummingbird

Family, Link Party

My Top 10 Favorite Children’s Books

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyLiteracyStory #DGMyStoryEntry #CollectiveBias     When Anna (now 17) was little, I would put her in her stroller and we would go for daily walks, weather permitting. Sometimes we would go to the park just down the street… Continue reading My Top 10 Favorite Children’s Books

Family, Life, Motherhood

What ADHD Really Looks Like

  October is ADHD Awareness Month. Educate yourselves and others by sharing accurate information, giving support to your loved ones and teaching your children compassion for others.      Our daughter has ADHD. I mentioned it years ago on the blog, so for regular readers, this information isn't new. ADHD is different in every child:… Continue reading What ADHD Really Looks Like

Family, Motherhood, Netflix

Ella and Her Horses #StreamTeam

    Our Ella loves horses. Loves is an understatement. Lives is a better description. Ella lives for horses or her horses, as she says. To be clear, she doesn't have any horses but in her mind, they are hers. Every horse she has ever met, hugged, ridden, said hello to from afar; they are… Continue reading Ella and Her Horses #StreamTeam