Favorite Things, Humor, Nonsense, Tater Tots

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 22 (Looks Like We Made It, Barry Manilow)

A new year. A new administration. Let’s kick off the newness with a glorious song to bask in with lyrics that match our fresh start. I found this song a few days after I entered menopause. I was watering my plants in the kitchen when this song came on my Spotify. I took notice of… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 22 (Looks Like We Made It, Barry Manilow)

Favorite Things, John Hughes, Life, Marriage, Music, Photography

100 Things I Love

I loved writing this post in 2018 for a variety of reasons, the most important of which is that having a list of things you enjoy in one place is quite convenient. I've referred to this list (which is still in my phone notes) several times over the last two years. First published November 30,… Continue reading 100 Things I Love

ad, college, care package. nature made, vitamins
Link Party, Parenting

Anatomy of a College Care Package

College, sigh. Oh sure, I'm not in college anymore, but I am getting an education. Did you know they share a lot of things in college? Did you further know that there are things such as community water bottles that everyone drinks out of in the dorm? No matter how many hygiene lessons you've given… Continue reading Anatomy of a College Care Package

california, girls trip, budget, travel
Family, Humor

I’m Okay. Trust Me, I’m Shocked Too

  Recently, I wrote about Anna leaving for college and talked about how it was difficult but that it was also good. That wasn't just for keeping face. Since she's been gone, I have been good. Really good, in fact. So good that at times it kind of scares me. Like, is this it or are… Continue reading I’m Okay. Trust Me, I’m Shocked Too

Childhood, Humor, Motherhood

I Was 14 Once Too

Contrary to popular opinion I used to be 14. Popular opinion = my 14-year-old daughter. Very, very, VERY long ago, I too had angst, constant attitude (sorry mom and dad) and fresh cramps. Serious fresh cramps. Hence the constant attitude....duh.  So I get it. Except when I don't. It's too bad we don't have our… Continue reading I Was 14 Once Too