Blogging, Favorite Things, Humor, Life, Nonsense, Summer, Tater Tots, Writing

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 42

If you’re new to my blog, welcome! Here is an explanation of the tater tot post. Sunflowers In May, I planted sunflower seeds near my peony bushes. Last fall, we moved peony bushes from our front side yard to our backyard because we never enjoyed them in the front due to their location. They didn't bloom this… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 42

Chicago, Favorite Things, Life, Nonsense, Tater Tots, Writing

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 41

If you’re new to my blog, welcome! Here is an explanation of the tater tot post. ZINNIASSSSS Excuse me while I share alllllll the zinnia photos. I cultivated them from seed I purchased at Meijer in April. It was incredibly satisfying to see these flowers unfold. I will never again purchase a flat of flowers from a… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 41

Family, Favorite Things, Life, Soul Homework, Summer, Travel, Universe, Writing

Sacred Space

The word sacred has been on my radar a lot in recent weeks. One day in June, I read the word in a daily affirmation passage from a book I love. "With the best of intentions, we often build false careers of studying the river without ever getting wet. In this way, we can ponder… Continue reading Sacred Space

Family, Favorite Things, Life, Marriage, Motherhood, Soul Homework, Summer, Universe, Writing

Get Your Own Version of a Daybed

I had planned to keep this for a tater tot post, but I couldn't wait any longer. In the last tater tot post, I had mentioned that our old patio furniture had collapsed practically on top of me. Then, in the rant section of that tater tot post, I talked about how expensive patio furniture… Continue reading Get Your Own Version of a Daybed

Anxiety, Family, Life

Stop Saying “End of Summer”

Everywhere I look, I am seeing the words "end of summer" and it is making me mad. Summer doesn't officially end until September 23rd but here we are talking about how summer is ending because the kids are going back to school. I hate this time of year. HATE. IT. Hated it when I was… Continue reading Stop Saying “End of Summer”

Favorite Things, Food, Humor

Here’s To Salad Bars and Armageddon Pudding

Salad bars were the shit when I was a kid. You’d think a salad bar wouldn’t be popular with the kiddos, but it wasn’t the healthy options in the salad bar that drew us in. It was bacon, cheese, and pudding. Record scratch. Pudding?? Yes, pudding. Salad bar pudding is significantly underappreciated. Salad bar pudding… Continue reading Here’s To Salad Bars and Armageddon Pudding