Making Time For Me 3/13

OOOOOOH, it has been a GREAT 10 days. Sorry for not posting, the only posts I had were my scheduled Teenage Spotlights on Saturday, other than that I have been taking a break. For those of you who don’t know, my husband and I closed on our first home Thursday, March 2nd.  We have beenContinue reading “Making Time For Me 3/13”

Yes, we met online

This is still one of my favorite posts.  I get asked all the time how Paul and I met. When I tell people that we met online I get a very mixed review of responses.  You know what???  I am OK with that.  It is what it is and it is working 🙂 I amContinue reading “Yes, we met online”

Thankful Thursday: 2/23

I’m having a hard time thinking about what I am not thankful for today! My kids.  Each and every one of them.  Today though, specifically the oldest.  Isaiah will be 15 next month and lucky for me will still give me a hug and tell me that he loves me!  He is such a wonderfulContinue reading “Thankful Thursday: 2/23”

Thankful Thursday: 2/16

While I was at the gym this morning I started thinking about what I am Thankful for this week!!  I came up with a myriad of things and realized how very lucky I am.  Then that also became something to be thankful for ! How Lucky I Am My in-laws.  On Sunday Paul and IContinue reading “Thankful Thursday: 2/16”

Making Time For Me Monday

How did I make time for me?  Let me count the ways… 1)I had last Monday off of work and I did all kinds of things for myself.  The one thing that I rarely get to do though was go out to lunch with a friend.  It was very nice to just chat and notContinue reading “Making Time For Me Monday”

Thankful Thursday

First of all, I am so Thankful that I have decided to make this a weekly post. It really helps me to look around at all the positives and highlights from the previous week. 1.) Big Bucket..every year my parents take us up north to a water park to hang out for the weekend. AContinue reading “Thankful Thursday”

What Works With Grocery Shopping

I get asked all the time how I afford to buy food for everyone in our family!  Well part of the answer is that there are only 3 of us in the house 3 days a week.  All 8 of us are in the house every other weekend.  So, the majority of the time IContinue reading “What Works With Grocery Shopping”

Making Time For Me in 9 Ways

Yesterday while we were driving home from our weekend trip up north, I started thinking about this post. What would I write about? How many things had I done for myself over the last week. The answer is so many things. Paul was out of town last week, which meant single mom duty. This alsoContinue reading “Making Time For Me in 9 Ways”

FBF: Happy Birthday Mom

One year ago I wrote this post for my Mother on her birthday.  Today, I share it in the same spirit.  Happy Birthday Mom.  I love you! This morning I woke up thinking, I’m happy it is my “Whatever Wednesday” on here so that I can pay tribute to my mother. Today is my mom’sContinue reading “FBF: Happy Birthday Mom”

What Works For Me: Working Out

What Works Wednesday is a place for me to talk about what works for me in my household.  Whether about running the household, being a wife, mom, step mom, matriarch in a blended family, making time for me or anything else!!  You guys asked to hear about how I do what I do and afterContinue reading “What Works For Me: Working Out”