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Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

By |March 2nd, 2015|







Last week an awesome blogger, Heather from Life of a Traveling Navy Wife; who I regularly read and chat with nominated me for the “Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award”.   How cool and awesome is that?  Here are her funny questions and my answers 😉
1. You’re trapped on an island and can only listen […]

Surviving Middle School

By |February 26th, 2015|

I am directing this letter to my middle schooler, I know she reads this blog…  She has it saved on her laptop, she also asked me the other day how to read the full post 🙂  She is half way through the first year of  “Middle School” ~ Surviving Middle School is my way of telling […]

‘Dat Look

By |February 20th, 2015|

So we all know it, we all have it, and we ALL pull it out from time to time.  ‘Dat Look, the one that you can shoot from across the room and stop the heathens in the midsts of their scheming.

As the minions are plotting their latest evil doing, you see it out of the […]

Thank You: SFSU Friends

By |February 20th, 2015|

Good Friday morning to all of you.  I have been taking time each week to appreciate the moment, the time passing, life in general.  I try NOT to wish away an hour, or a day even if it is not what I want to do at that moment.  We only get so many Saturdays or […]

Mommy Reality #30: ‘Dat Look

By |February 20th, 2015|

WOOWOO!!!! It’s our birthday! It’s our birthday!

Okay, so it’s not technically our birthday, but Mommy Reality turned “30 Challenges” today and we’re REALLY excited about this milestone!


Okay, so really we just found this Bad-motha Unicorn gif and we were dying for an excuse to use it.

So anyway, HI!!! Welcome!

If this is your first time hearing […]

Compassion ~ 1000 Voices

By |February 19th, 2015|

It all started with an invite by another blogger to a Facebook page “1000 Voices Speak For Compassion” in which a thousand bloggers will write a Blog Post on Compassion and publish TODAY, February 20th, 2015.  This is a movement to understand and show compassion to each and every human on this beautiful planet we […]

Marriage ~ Same Love ~ Simple

By |February 13th, 2015|

If you have been reading my blog then you are aware that I am the mum of a gay teen.  I believe in Marriage ~ Same Love ~ and it being as Simple as that.  I am not here to bend your ear, twist your arm, or preach to you.  We all have our thoughts, […]

Mountains Wine Sunsets Life

By |February 6th, 2015|

Good beautiful Friday morning to you 🙂  I have been taking moments of my life this year and making sure I am present in them.  This morning you can see what I was present for and thankful for.
No laughing here, I live in the Midwest, FLAT Midwest and on some mornings and evenings as I […]

Letter To College Bound Daughter

By |February 4th, 2015|

I could sit you down and ramble on, but we all know that you already know all of what I am about to tell you. Guess what I am going to put it all down here so that when you need to you can read this. Congratulations F you did it, you worked your butt […]

The Freaking Refrigerator Door

By |February 1st, 2015|

My Freaking Refrigerator Door!!!!  I have bumped into it, it has hit me in the face, and it has slammed its doors on me as I was trying to load in!  That is not why we are here though, Jen from JenerallyInformed hosts this Party “That’s Mommy Reality For You.”  This week she has asked […]