Thursday, May 28, 2015

Where do they find the time?

How is it that people find the time to lead such productive lives? This questions has been on my mind lately. I watch some moms who seem to have time to do everything. People often ask me how I find the time to do all the things I do and my response is normally something along the lines of, "I don't." Which is true. I am normally falling behind on something. So, how is it others have everything all together?

Monday, May 25, 2015

My top 10 blessings

I have been informed that this blogging challenge has made me sound like I'm venting and complaining a lot. I'm very sorry. I didn't intend for that to happen. I was just following the prompts. So... I'm going to try to make them more positive. So, here's a list of my top 10 blessings. :) There are many more.

My Children

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Stay at home moms need breaks too!!!

I know, I know. I sit around on the couch watching TV and eating brownies all day. Why would I need a break? LOL!

Friday, May 15, 2015


So, today's blogging challenge is to write about a negative comment and turn it into a positive. Unfortunately, most of my negative comments come from myself.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Too Much Stuff

In my journey to be more minimalistic, I came across THIS article and am absolutely disgusted by the numbers.

Monday, May 11, 2015


So, last post I talked about a parenting weakness I have. Today, I'm going to talk about a parenting strength. Well, at least a strength others see in me but I think it still needs a lot of work to improve. However, when people say I'm patient, I normally feel I'm more like this --

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Just Say No

Sometimes being a mom feels like this. Yes, my tail is on fire, but I don't have enough energy to put it out.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

My Blog's Story - 7 years

I was thinking about my blog and why I even started blogging. I didn't do it to get a lot of readers. I did it to keep family updated and to be able to look back on it like a journal. I started it during our adoption journey.

Monday, May 4, 2015

#30DayMakeoverChallenge (Interior Design)

I'm going to try to make my living room look beautiful. I'm following Baiyina and her 30 Day Challenge.

This is my living room right now....

The backpacks are normally not there. It's just because Collin and I got back from camping yesterday and I haven't put them away yet. 

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Cub Fun Days - Wild Wild West

Collin and I went to the Cub Fun Days. It was a Wild Wild West theme this year. We arrived on Friday.

Our campsite -- yes, it's a hill made of clay with lots of rocks. LOL! Not easy to find a good spot.