Here Comes the Stain Again

*insert the Eurythmics here singing a hilarious parody about staining my decks* It’s staining season! Time to bust out the pressure washer and stain brush! Time and chores stop for no man. I just finished pressure washing the front of my house this weekend AND cleaning the planters gutters out. I had been putting it off, since I […]

My Life – No Quarter Given

“Ten years from now, make sure you can say that you chose your life, you didn’t settle for it.” Mandy Hale, The Single Woman I am not settling – this crazy, awesome, sometimes super challenging life, is AMAZING. I saw a video the other day where the guy was talking about the bittersweet melancholy that […]

Getting home, the new year, and lists

I arrived home to a parcel from my baby brother (Nickle) and his beautiful bride-to-be (Megs) – another amazing present from them! We’d already gotten movie passes (we totally ran out and saw Star Wars before the kids left for the holiday) and Exploding Kittens (the card game), so this package was totally unexpected, and […]

Home & Holidays

It’s been a few years since I’ve been without my people at Christmas. And it has been hard on the heart, though we packed in a ton of holiday goodness before hand. They come home on the 1st of January, late at night. Sometimes sharing is hard. Rather than be alone on Christmas day, I […]