Be Thankful Always

Every year in the month of November people are reminded to be thankful. Thankful for their family, friends, food, housing, clothes, jobs, and many other things that make up a […]

Two Sides

If I had a dollar for everytime someone told a story leaving out the details of their behavior so that they don’t make themselves look bad.. I would be rich. […]

Tis The Season

Here in Nebraska we only have so much time left before it’s too frigid to be outside.  Last week, I was feeling a little bit down and decided to bring […]

Caught Myself Laughing 

In today’s society, it is completely normal for kids to be obsessed with YouTube videos.  For the last 4.5 years I feel like YouTube has been on repeat in our […]

Home Video Nostalgia

About a month ago I posted about our Sunday Funday where we were finally able to find a VCR. Do People even still own these?  I have owned a few VCR’s in […]

Bird Anecdote & Omen

For many years, I was petrified by birds. Seems silly, right? Well, that is because you weren’t there that day  (unless your name is Sheryl). It was during my late […]

Veteran’s Day

No words I could write would ever be enough to tell you how much I appreciate you. If it weren’t for you, I wouldn’t be here today.  I wouldn’t be […]

Closing The Door

People come and people go. As I have gotten older, I have started to realize who values me as person verses those who seek nothing but to take advantage of […]

Forever Yours They Shall Stay

And she laid there. With her chin nestled on the pillow that was rolled up under her neck. She was starring off into the realm of her fitted sheet, with so […]

The Welcome Aboard Blogger Award 

Everybody has to start somewhere. I thought it would be fun and encouraging to give a shout out to those who are new to blogging.  The rules are: Nominate up […]

A letter to my 10-year-old self.

Things are intense right now. Dad just left the house for another woman. Mom is a mess, not knowing what to do. Try to find the good in things. Don’t […]

Working Mom

Being a stay at home mom (parent) is hard. It is all I have known since we brought Pickle into the world 4.5 years ago. Every minute since, are the […]

Naturally everything was chaos

It has been 6 years since I have had a consistent job. I have been preparing my mind for today, ever since my interview 2 weeks ago. I wasn’t nervous about […]

Do People Still Use Their Manners?

All too often I find myself holding the door open for people behind me. Most of the time, these people don’t say thank you. When that happens I think about […]

37 Ways To Distract Your Mind

Awhile back I wrote a post called the time is now. This post was about my struggle to maintain motivation to lose weight. One of the things that I wanted to do […]