Lest you think I've got this whole Mom of 5 thing down pat, here is a nice little post about how things just fall apart when my husband is away on business. I think it's a given that life with five kids is totally crazy. But when Hubs goes on a business trip, it completely… Continue reading What We Ate While Hubs Was Away
Anybody else just get tired and weary in the dead middle of winter? I realize now, that spring is right around the corner. But I've been in a total slump lately. And the funny thing is, that I never realize I'm in a slump until I'm almost out of it. But this time, I subconsciously… Continue reading Real-Talk Wednesday: Winter Slump and What I’m Doing to Get Out of It
So, hey there! I'm gonna be real honest with you and say that I fully plan on being completely worthless for the duration of the Olympics! I Love The Olympics! I love watching the games, I love watching our team, I love the commercials, and the drama and everything there is about the Olympics! Do… Continue reading Real-Talk Wednesday: My Olympics Disclaimer
They say the five stages of grief are denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. (Source) But when someone is diagnosed with a terminal disease, I think you start grieving right then even though they are still with you. My uncle was the crazy one, the fun one, demented, weird, and nutso. He loved BIG and… Continue reading Real Talk Wednesday: Grief
A couple weeks ago, we went through the last of Grandma's things and divided it up amongst the family. Whatever we didn't keep got donated. There's just something so final about that. And while I knew things at Goodwill once belonged to someone, it gave new meaning to all the trinkets you find on the… Continue reading Real Talk Wednesday: Grandma’s Estate
Lord, I was so excited when we bought our new house! This place is going to be so great for us and I just cannot wait to get into it. Then the reality of packing and moving hit, and well...I gotta say it did dampen the excitement a bit. But I got my head back… Continue reading How to Move with Kids in Tow
The day I threw my clothes out, I remember crying on the floor surrounded by every single stitch of clothing from my closet.