This weekend mom and I got to celebrate my kids’ 16th birthday! We live in different states – so we drove to see them and celebrate. On the way there, we received some news that my Nana wasn’t doing well. We needed to let the kids know, but didn’t want to do it until we … More Parenting Wins and Fails
Hey! So – I have been hearing a lot about gratitude lately. I’ve been working to re-implement my habit of writing down the things I am grateful for every day. Gratitude lists are one of the first homework assignments that I received from my sponsor when I got sober. And it works! But, life gets … More Vibe Check
I have been learning from a lot of people lately. One of the people I have been learning from is Amanda Frances (xoamandafrances on all the social medias). Mom and I are taking her Money Mentality Makeover course right now. It’s incredible! But one of the things that I am learning how to do is … More Allowing Support
As I was approaching my birthday this year, I was deep in thought on a few things. Part of me wants to be like “OMG, you are almost 30 years old!” But mostly, I am feeling grateful. Because as a friend of mine pointed out; if life was fair – I would be dead. I … More
Yes, you did read that right. In this blog I’m going to talk to you a little bit about how I stepped out of the car and onto the stage. As many of you know the story that Jorjia and I started this blog five years ago. And throughout the time with this blog I … More How I left Uber for the Stage
We secured the venue a few months ago – but Monday was the first time I saw it. It became real. Monday was a great day. I came to Polk City on Sunday night and stayed the night at a hotel that is going to give us a discounted rate for people that are coming … More Have Your Ears Been Itching?
As we drove home from our 10 day trip yesterday, I started thinking about this blog. I was reviewing in my mind what I needed to put where when we unloaded the car. We chose to drive my husband’s 2018 Dodge Challenger, with it’s massive trunk and it was packed full! Some of the trunk … More What Are You Packing? (Traveling With Food Issues & Chronic Pain)
Ever heard the phrase – my tongue was in front of my eyeteeth so I couldn’t see what I was saying? I’ve heard it for years. It’s kind of a funny way of justifying when you misspoke yourself. So what would you say when you realize not that you’ve misspoken yourself but that you have … More What’s Wrong With Me?
Jorjia and I knew that beginning a blog would take a lot of work, but we also knew that there would be many great things about starting it. ⁃ One of the benefits of doing this blog as a mother daughter team is that neither of us would be doing it alone. ⁃ Another was … More We Dropped The Ball
Errands are many, moments are few; Short cuts are necessary, what do I do? To buy back my time is a fabulous plan, But how do I do it, I’m not sure I can. WalMart to the rescue, saving my day, I shop in my jammies, last night – my way. Then budget the quick … More Buying Back Time