Remodeling a home, even though we’re contracting out most of the work, is such an exciting process. I never imagined I could get so excited to see drywall go up on our 10 ft ceilings (that used to be about 2 feet lower by the way because I guess it was cool to put in… Continue reading White House Reno: Part 1
My husband and I decided to make a major life change recently and move to our hometown of Lisbon, ND. Total population is 2,200 people and pretty much half of those people are related to my husband’s side of the family. After our decision, many details of the move had to take over and that’s… Continue reading A Simple Life on Elm Street
Is this even a word? I can be unmotivated so why can’t I experience unmotivation? Well anyway, I think you get the meaning of the unword. I have a career where I get to work from home. Yes, this is awesome, convenient, and very flexible to align with my mommy-of-two-toddlers lifestyle. In this job, however,… Continue reading Unmotivation
I am currently reading The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath for about the 5th time in my life and I honestly don’t know why. Every time I read it, I get something different from it. My mom says she has never read any book more than once and I got to wondering why The Bell… Continue reading Why I’m Reading The Bell Jar…Again!
I sang at my first open mic last week since college and I don’t know why I waited so long. Sure, it was loud and not many people were listening, but it solidifies the very fact that I love singing. I love making music and sharing it to whomever is willing to listen. Since last… Continue reading Open Mic Night and More
I sometimes wish I understood why people feel the need to be right ALL the time: that’s the point of being human- you’re very often NOT right, you make mistakes left and right, and you learn from that…or you should. I guess thinking you need to be right is a lot of pressure and would… Continue reading Needing To Be Right
I learned early on in college how my mind learns. I am a visual learner and learn from example. The problem with this is it can’t be applied easily in life…especially parenting. Believe me, I’ve done my due diligence and asked family, friends, co-workers or even strangers how they’ve done this or that with their… Continue reading What I Learned in School Doesn’t Apply Here