On Being a Mother

I‘ve had 16 different jobs. In those jobs I’ve worked my very hardest. I’ve always tried to be the very best at whatever I did. I always joke that I am a supervisor’s dream because I love to follow rules and I’m dedicated and loyal […]

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Happy Birthday, Mike!

Today happens to be my younger brother’s birthday! He’s forty years old! Mike is the baby of three sisters and he’s certainly had to suffer through a lot of torture over the years because of that. All four of us kids have the same dad, […]

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Things I Think About When I’m Running

Well, I’ve signed up for the Camp Pendleton Mud Run for some unknown ridiculous reason. Since this will be my third mud run, I should have known better. However, my cousin Sara, texted me that she was doing it and was wondering if we were… Yadda, […]

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My Top 5 Golden Rules

I love rules. I love structure and strong foundations. They feel good to me, because I love a job or assignment and rules make me feel like I have a mission to follow them. With that being said, I don’t like to be bossed around. […]


Take Heart

So here is where I am. I feel like I need to catch up on posts. I need to write inspiration posts of beautiful pictures of houses, yards, and crafts. I need to post my favorite quotes and wonderful projects. However, here’s the deal, I’m […]

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Wedding Shower Banner

I posted earlier this week that I threw a bridal shower for my soon-to-be cousin, Kelsey. I also posted this picture from Pinterest as my inspiration to make a banner for the shower. I really wanted to use some of the pictures I took of them […]

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Just a Week in the Life.

Boy, has it been busy here. I felt like I wasn’t busy until I looked back over the week and was surprised to see what I had done. First of all, we did the monthly pile-up all the school work to turn it in to […]

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“…is the New Pretty.”

Last week I woke up and hopped on the scale. I totally freaked out because I was still 158 pounds. I have actually put ON weight since I’ve been working out. I haven’t been dieting or running, I’ve only been crossfitting. I’ve been going at […]


Pre-Spring Break at Disneyland!

We are on spring break this week. However, being a homeschool family we had the opportunity to go to Disneyland the week before our local schools went out on their breaks. It was so wonderful and not crowded at all. We could walk easily through […]

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Master Bedroom Update

Every now and then I like to look back at some of the inspiration posts and update the blog with some of the ideas that have become projects. On this post, called Grass Cloth I wrote about possibly using grass cloth on the wall behind my […]

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Once Upon a Time-Lunch Box from Hell

Once upon a time, I was a third grader. Prior to becoming a third grader, I was a giant fan of the Osmond Brothers. They were a group of singing brothers in the 60’s and 70’s. That’s for you young people who don’t know these […]

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