I asked Santa for a DNA kit for Christmas but after 70 hundred thousand dollars worth of dental work…I got dental work and perfume for Christmas. Seriously. I went in for an annual teeth cleaning and walked out wondering where the nearest plasma donation center was located. For someone who has CTBS, Chronic Teeth Brushing… Continue reading i am romanian.
I have been buying Bath and Body Works scented wall plugs for what?…20 years now? Seems like it…might even be longer. I recently took advantage of the end of year clearance and bought all new flavors knowing it was time to change them. I have my favorite scents and part of my nesting ritual is… Continue reading Hello 2018.
Just saying ?…. No. Sorry. Nope. Actually…we are never…ever…”just saying”…. Words. Man. Oh. Man. The power within them…it’s SO MUCH MORE than just some consonants and vowels and sentences…inflections and expressions. Our sentences can sentence someone to a life of wondering if what we just said is WHAT and WHO they really are?! Maybe you… Continue reading …just saying
Follow Up: I posted my ME TOO blog yesterday evening and I’ve received so many kind words and messages as well as other individuals saying my words encouraged them to try and tell their own stories. In just a few short hours after posting I heard from former students, dear friends, family members and strangers… Continue reading something else…
When I first saw my instagram feed blowing up with the words, ME TOO, I thought it was in reference to Meghan Trainor’s song..if I was you, I’d wanna be me too… It’s not…It’s a raising of hands from individuals saying they’ve been sexually assaulted, raped, touched inappropriately, sexually harassed…The famous and the unfamiliar are… Continue reading yep…me too
Our family grew by 7 pounds and 15 ounces on September 9th when we said hello to Miss Tatum Elizabeth. A bundle of pink and perfection. Here. Just see for yourself… Is she not The Most? The most of ALL THINGS worth stopping EVERYTHING…just to stare and lean into her every movement and sound. The… Continue reading hello little girl…
I am trying to squeeze all my thoughts on this topic into a blog post and it’s IMPOSSIBLE. Oh for the splendor of having someone in your life that gets you! That knows you. That knows you and hey…loves you anyway. The one who remembers things about you that you’ve long since forgotten, but speaks… Continue reading g i r l f r i e n d s.
I was having a conversation with my mother-in-law, aka Hunney…aka Judith…about life and health and responsibility and such…she has a mass amount of land that requires her attention and during the course of our chat I told her Kurt mentioned us growing a garden. Funny. As keen as the idea seems, I am the last… Continue reading find your happy place.
Parenting is not optional. It’s expensive and exhausting and 3 out of 7 days each week you will want to turn in your resignation. Dear God, I regret to inform you I can no longer serve as caregiver of this child. I have decided to take another route. Sincerely, Me Stick around. God gave you… Continue reading hey little mama.
So my 30 year high school reunion is coming up in two weeks… Thirty years?! Really? Where did it go?! What have I done since 1987? Let’s think…So I went to college, got pregnant, got married, had a baby, sold Pampered Chef, sold Discovery Toys, had another baby, got my real estate license, sold some… Continue reading l a g n i a p p e.