Category Archives: Life in General

Balloon Glow Fest Smucker’s Snackation Destination pt. 2

The girls and I have spent this past summer bonding and just trying to have as much fun as possible doing inexpensive activities out and about St. Louis.   Last week, I wrote about how the girls and I went to our “Snackation Destination“: Walmart to scoop up some Smucker‘s goodies to take on ourContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Balloon Glow Fest Smucker’s Snackation Destination pt. 1

As a newly single mom, it was my goal this summer to bond with my girls more than ever by spending lots of quality time with each other as a family– whether it be at home reading together, watching movies together, or going out to find fun (and affordable!) things to do in the city. Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Sunday Shorts: My Sister is Engaged!

My baby sister Monica got engaged on Thanksgiving! The proposal was so very sweet.  Her boyfriend (now fiance) Ben asked my mother for her blessing as well as her help with pulling off the proposal. Our family members have been going down to my aunt and uncle’s lake house for Thanksgiving for years, and thisContinue Reading

Mommy Reality Challenge 24 and Link Up

It’s Friday, I’m in love! Okay, finally a Friday song to kick out of our heads the song Jen put in the last Mommy Reality Post! Anyway, welcome to Mommy Reality Challenge #24! If this is your first time hearing about the Mommy Reality Challenge we are so glad you are joining this great communityContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Mommy Reality Challenge: My Pet Peeve

For this week’s Mommy Reality Challenge, it was Jen‘s turn to pick the topic, and she chose “Mom’s Pet Peeves”. “Holy… YAY!” I thought.  “This is the perfect time to air out all my grievances from around the house!  She’s asking me to!” So, let me think: Shoes left in the middle of the foyerContinue Reading

Sunday Shorts: Power Tools, Fighting, Dave Murray

Hello!  I hope everybody had a fantastic week!  Do you consider the week to start on a Sunday or end on a Sunday?  I consider Sunday the end of the week, which is why I use this day to chit-chat about whatever I feel like or recap the past few days.  So, here are thisContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sunday Shorts: How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

Near the end of October, the Missouri Department of Conservation held a program called “Survival Skills 101: Zombies“ at Busch Wildlife.  I’ve been a fan of anything zombie-related for years (I’ve also mentioned before in here that The Walking Dead is my current favorite airing TV show), so when I heard a call that theyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sunday Shorts: Halloween Photos

For this week’s Sunday Shorts, I’m dumping a few pics of the girls’ Halloween Costumes. Delia (age 8) as a Candy Corn Witch Charley-Quinn (age 6)’s costume was Princess LeiaContinue Reading

Mommy Reality Challenge 22 and Link Up

Waa-ha-ha-haa!  Welllcome, our pet, to a very SPOOK–TACULAR edition of the Mummy Reeality Challenge! If this is your first time hearing about the Mommy Reality Challenge we are so glad you are joining this great community of moms who participate in our weekly challenges that showcase all the fun, crazy, and sometimes overwhelming moments thatContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Sunday Shorts: My Favorite Month, Mommy Reality, Baseball, The Walking Dead

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