Ham Ball Appetizer…

Listen, this Ham Ball Appetizer is not pretty. After the second time I made it, I debated jazzing it up a bit so it didn’t look so ugly, but honestly, it was just so funny looking I had to keep it looking the way it…

Why I Hate Fortnite…

If you are a parent of a child that plays video games, you have probably become familiar with Fortnite. Heck, if you as a parent play video games you might also be playing Fortnite. I wouldn’t be surprised if my freaking dog snuck down to…

Hoover SmartWash Giveaway

I’m super excited to share this chance for you to win a Hoover SmartWash Automatic Carpet Cleaner! This carpet cleaner excites me more than Ryan Gosling. I know, hard to believe. It’s a fact. Here we are unboxing their best cleaning full size carpet cleaner…….

My Happy List..

I’ve been changing. I’m not the same person I used to be a few years ago. Things have been happening.   I lost my happy.  I’m really struggling with parenting my oldest.  I constantly worry that I have failed her.  I’ve been very sad.  I’ve been worrying about…

I Lost My Happy

Have you ever had to sit back and think about what makes you happy? That was never an issue for me, I was just… happy. And then something happened. Suddenly, I wasn’t. I quit doing the things that brought me joy and in that process,…

5 Ways to Survive Parenting Over Summer Break

As a parent, I always look forward to summer break! Spending time with the kids playing with chalk on the driveway or heading for amazing days at the beach is what I look forward to every time. I just know it will so much fun!…

How NOT to Ruin Your Marriage This Summer

Why people in relationships grow apart or allow their love to fade is one of life’s biggest mysteries. Unless you have kids. Then, the answer is as clear as day. They are doing this to you. They are ruining your relationship, time to find a…

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…