I’m a Dance Mom…

Reluctantly I have become a dance mom. It’s not a role I ever wanted. I mean ever. Ever. Ever. Ever. I am much more comfortable on a soccer field, ball diamond, volleyball court or food court. The world of dance is very confusing. Everything about…

New Debt…

We’ve been struggling with new debt in our household. I call it new debt because we spent the last 20 years living with Student Loan Debt, so this debt feels relatively new for us. I know when the new debt started. It was about 9 years…

Dear Daughter Have I Failed You?

Dear Daughter, have I failed to give you the tools that you need for your life? Yes, I know that you are only 10. But, I feel like I could have done a better job. Yes, I realize that I can start today. I just feel…

It Takes A Village…

I’m sure you all know the African Proverb ” it takes a village to raise a child”. But how many of us actually have a village? When I first moved into the community I am in now, I knew no one, besides my soon to…

30 Day Eat At Home Challenge Week 4

If you have missed this, our family is doing a 30 Day Eat At Home Challenge. Please take a moment and read about Week 1, Week 2 and Week 3.  TOTAL MONEY SAVED IN 3 WEEKS: $192.40  But, there was cheating this week. More on…

30 Day Eat At Home Challenge Week 3

If you missed reading about our 30 Day Eat At Home Challenge, you can find out more by reading about our first week and second week.  MONEY SAVED IN 2 WEEKS: $142.65 But, it’s not about the money saved. What I’m learning is that it…

The Courage To Share…

People say things either to my face or behind my back about how I overshare on social media.   I find that irritating. Mostly, because the people saying that don’t usually know me at all. I don’t have the courage to share what I want to…

The Most Popular Posts of 2017…

Before I share with you the most popular posts of 2017, feel free to cruise through the most popular posts of 2016, you will see some of those posts reappear in this list because google search engines and Pinterest will forever send people to Mommy’s Weird….

Christmas Hacks For Moms…

It’s time to admit an unpopular true: Christmas sucks for moms. I can boo-hoo all I want about how bloody exhausted I am having been handed the involuntary role of official Memory Maker for my family, but that isn’t going to change this shit show.   Christmas is happening even without the Amazon parcel…

Vileda EasyWring Spin Mop & Bucket System…

I like things that make my life easy. I like self-cleaning ovens. I like photo editors on my phone. I like pre made hamburgers for the BBQ. So, I was excited about trying a mop that I didn’t have to wring myself by using my…