Family, Summer, Travel

What Happens in Vegas Stays In Salt Lake City

Full disclosure: I wrote this title a week before we left to go on vacation. It was a witty title and as you know, those are hard to come by. So I wrote the title, pressed the Save Draft button and off I went to my normal non-blog writing summer life. In fact, I have… Continue reading What Happens in Vegas Stays In Salt Lake City

Amazon, Humor, Parenting

Back to School Necessities for Parents

This page includes affiliate links as I am a part of the Amazon affiliate program. Back to school is in full swing here as I am sure it is for you, so I am officially "back" to writing here again. Yes, I was writing posts for sponsored content only because the deadlines couldn't be helped.… Continue reading Back to School Necessities for Parents

Childhood, Life, Motherhood

When Did The Trees Get So Big?

  I was driving through my neighborhood this morning and noticed the trees that line the streets. When did these trees get so big? I said out loud to no one. A lot of my life is spent looking straight ahead; at the road while I am driving in my car, at the soccer field… Continue reading When Did The Trees Get So Big?

Family, Humor, Travel

I “Found Myself” in Florida

For spring break this year, we got to get the hell out of dodge and go to Destin Florida. I honestly don't know how exactly we landed on Destin. I do know that our oldest daughter didn't want to go anywhere "lame" which leaves a lot for interpretation because me being the travel nerd that… Continue reading I “Found Myself” in Florida

Life, Marriage, Menopause, Motherhood


    After the holidays, I started listening to my Lionel Richie Pandora channel because something about winter and Lionel Richie connects with me. I have a point with this but if you know me, there is a tangent involved. Here is the tangent: Lionel Richie is underrated. Maybe it's a shit ton of 80's… Continue reading BREATHE

Family, Life, Parenting

Our Promise to Buddy

  As I am writing this, I am being interrupted by one of my favorite people in this world. Our dog, Buddy. I know he isn't "people" but to our family, he is. For many years, we were good without a dog; we had a fish, Lucy, that required no care other than the weekly… Continue reading Our Promise to Buddy