***Disclosure – this product was given to me in exchange for a blog review and link – please know I totally use diffusers and all opinions here are mine*** I have a little confession to make. A few months ago, my teenager had been begging to use a new candle of mine. (And before… Continue reading A Safer Alternative to Candles
Even though this summer is nearly halfway over, I signed my kids up for a second Vacation Bible School this week. I knew Landon and Emma wouldn’t have an issue going, but poor Sunshine (Paige) was a little questionable. Anyone who knows anything about her knows that most situations are hit or miss and we… Continue reading Super Simple Birthday Chain
It’s that time of year again. Summer Vacation. And, if you read my previous post you’d know we go home to Florida and Alabama every year. This year we spent 2 weeks back home and had a…***We interrupt this relaxing, low key (Unfortunately, that was an $1800, 3 day fix but luckily we have coverage… Continue reading #summervacation2016
I know my kids have made some wonderful memories out of even the most mundane summer days, just like I did.
Dear teenage daughter of mine, Yes, I know. You’ll be 15 soon. You don’t have to remind me. I’m reminded when you borrow my brand new clothes and don’t return them. I’m reminded when I pay your cell phone bill and wash the mountains of laundry you put out for me to wash, full of… Continue reading I don’t need reminding…
“This is the story of a girl Who cried a river and drowned the whole world And while she looked so sad in photographs I absolutely love her When she smiles” When I heard this song yesterday, it struck me how much it described Paige. (It’s “Absolutely (Story of a Girl)” by Nine Days if… Continue reading This is the story of a girl who cried a river and drowned the whole world…
The saddest question popped into my head this morning as I dropped the kids off for school. “How did we get here?”. I spent all morning herding little mad people as they dragged their feet. I was beyond frazzled and after I dropped them off, I realized there were a lot of things I didn’t… Continue reading How did we get here?