We had to put our beloved dog down this morning. She was 14 and had lived a really spoiled lovely life; though her age didn’t make it any easier to say good-bye to her today. We knew the time was approaching but we were caught off guard by this morning’s events. I have to say … More The Love of a Dog
Me: I’m really sad my daughter’s kindergarten orientation has been cancelled. She’s my only child and I was really excited about. Asshole: Well at least it’s not her high school graduation. It could be worse you know. The above scenario, which happened this week, is an example of someone being an asshole. Yeah, I’m fully … More How to NOT be an Asshole.
I got my hair done today. Our state reopened last week after being under a safer-at-home order from our Governor for over a month. I debated whether or not I should go. Is it safe? Am I being reckless and risking my health for my looks? I wasn’t sure, but my mental health has taken … More My Post-Quarantine Salon Visit…What You Should Know Before You Go.
Hello Dear Readers, Just like most of the world, April’s spending and income looks vastly different. Before I dive in there are two things I need to point out about how this report looks different. First, a lot of stuff was purchased on our credit card, like groceries, so that we can get the points … More April 2020 Family Expense Report
I keep buying bananas at the store but nobody is eating them. When you are quarantined at home, comfort food is mandatory. My soul is longing for mashed potatoes, hearty soups, homemade bread and pot roast. My soul does not want bananas. What do you do with brown mushy bananas? You make banana bread. But … More When life gives you lemons you make…Banana Bread!
I keep hearing people refer to various topics with the phrase “The New Normal” and it’s got me thinking about what that means. Obviously, wearing a face mask is new and will likely be seen as normal for many months to come. I can only assume that the plexiglass safety shields that are now up … More What will Your “New Normal” be?
How many times do you use the excuse “I’m too busy to…” or “I don’t have the time to…” in your daily life? If you’re like the average person it’s pretty often. The last three weeks I’ve been at home with my child due to the Safer-at-Home order issued by our Governor so I’ve had … More It’s Time I Stop Lying to Myself