Wow. It has been a long time. Too long. And life has been a rollercoaster. Well, you don't need me to tell you that. The whole world is still a rollercoaster. When the pandemic began it's spread across our country, I told myself I would continue to write weekly. I was not going to be … Continue reading I’m Baaaaa-aaaaaaccckkk!
Earlier this month, my youngest turned 5. It was a birthday to mark many milestones. The most bittersweet of these milestones was him aging out of the Imagination Library. If you haven’t heard about Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library yet, let me tell you! This has hands down been one of the best things I have … Continue reading Thank you, Dolly
The Covid 19 pandemic has changed the world as we know it. Nothing is the same as it was, and nothing will ever be the same after this. From the way we shop, to the way we enjoy sports, to the way we educate our children. My job description has been completely upended, and I … Continue reading New and Uncharted Territory
Y’all. I need toilet paper. And not like, I need to hoard rolls and rolls of it in my basement. Like, our family of four has two rolls left in our whole house. If you are one of the people buying it all up as soon as it is stocked on the shelves, reach out … Continue reading For The Love of Toilet Paper
The Lenten season is upon us! Although I don't ever attend church like I feel I should, I still try to observe Lent. This includes abstaining from meat on Fridays. Growing up, I never liked fish so I always opted for vegetable or pasta dishes instead. Now that I have a more mature palate, I … Continue reading Fishy Fridays
Did you know that I was actually once a person before I was a mother? Shocking, right? The problem is, however, that I have fallen into Motherhood and have lost that person. I'm not ashamed. Many people lose sight of who they were before they became a parent. Being a parent is an all-consuming lifestyle. … Continue reading Who Am I?
Well, another week has come and gone and I struggled to find anything inspiring to write about. I’ve really hit an idea slump here. So I am turning to you, dear readers. What would you like to see me post? —Recipes —How-tos —Fiction/original work —Health related —Inspirational Something else? Post in the comments and let … Continue reading Out of Ideas
By now, you all know my love of food. More specifically, my love of making food. Even more specifically, my love of making food with my loved ones. It's in every fiber of my being. So being short on ideas for a post this week, I turned to food. At first, I thought I would … Continue reading Quality Time Through Food: Sugar Cookie Edition
I received an email from a fellow school nurse in Kanawha County this week that an impromptu meeting was called by the House Education Committee in Charleston. Out of this meeting, HB 4735 was produced and sent to the Finance Committee. Why am I, someone who tends to stay out of political conversations, telling you … Continue reading A School Nurse in Every School
If you suffer from migraines, you already know how debilitating they can be. And I'm not just talking about the stabbing, throbbing, death-might-just-feel-better pain you experience. Did you know that migraines actually consist of four different stages? See the graphic below to learn a little more about the stages. Photo from The American Migraine Foundation … Continue reading Migraines: Much More than Just a Headache