Many moons ago, on a galaxy far, far away..... just kidding!!! Today we celebrate a woman that has literally given me everything, my mom. She not only put up with me through my horrible teenage years without killing me but once that was done actually survived my role as a single parent. She is the… Continue reading Birthday Fanfare
As we step into this new year, this new decade, I look back at all the changes that it's held for me. It was huge!! I entered 2009 as a single parent to my oldest daughter and I leave 2019 married to my best friend with four daughters, a step son and having reconnected with… Continue reading A Final Look
After all my anxiety and running around like a crazy 😜 woman, all went well. Yes, there were tears (Kayla), there was some tummy aches (Bethany) and lots of reapplying makeup (Reagan) but we survived. We even managed to get to the recital early and find great seats!!! Life came up roses yesterday. Now let's… Continue reading Take A Bow
The twins have been involved in a hip hop class once a week after school and this weekend is the performance. Yesterday, as we ran around trying to get to the dress rehearsal I remembered quite vividly why I'm a horrible dance mother. This role takes a lot of time and practice and I'm more… Continue reading Dance Mom?
When my oldest was little I was always trying to come up with cute and fun new ways to get her to clean her room, get dressed for the day, etc....Sometimes what came out wasn't on purpose but it worked! By accident, one day during a huge snowfall, I said let's put on our shoes… Continue reading Shoes and Boots
Bebe is the youngest of our kids and she is one of the most affectionate too. She will randomly run up to me or my husband and sit in our laps to hug and kiss us and tell us how much loves us. Lately, she has been putting her head to my chest and listening… Continue reading Brain Talk
Our daily routine in the house this year has suffered a little due to new school hours. Last year the girls didn't need to be there till 9 this year it's 8. Overall this is a great thing but we have two slow movers in the house, Reagan and my husband. Neither of them like… Continue reading Sacrifice
Forty Two years ago under the twilight sky by the Deschutes River, in a little known town of Bend, Oregon, my parents exchanged wedding vows. If they had only known that two years later I would appear in their life to spice things up they probably would have reconsidered their vows, lol!!! (Just kidding) In… Continue reading Many Moons Ago