Hospitality

“The friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers.” Google Do you find yourself to be hospitable? Do you invite people over to spend time at your house without hesitation? Do you hold BBQs, parties and holidays in your home? I do!! I love having people over to pr house. Our house […]

Thankful Day 6

Well, there are only 2 places that come to mind when I think of a place I’m thankful for!!! My house.  My wonderful, beautiful, quad-level in the city that I grew up in.  In a wonderful neighborhood, with a diverse community, amazing schools and a safe place for my children to run around outside. Paul […]

FBF: Do you have a Vision Board?

This morning at the gym, I knew that this was the post I had to share for FBF.  It was originally written nearly 2 years ago.  The board itself was made in October of 2014.  I am proud to say that in just 2 weeks, I will have to make a new vision board because […]

What Works For Me: When the Kids are at Their Other Homes

For just over 6 years now I have had to figure out how to best deal with life when my kids aren’t with me.  It used to be very, very hard for me.  When they aren’t with me, that means that I don’t have control.  Not having control isn’t something I am naturally comfortable with. […]

What is Meant to be…..Will be

Well after a stressful week, last night my husband and I withdrew our offer on the house. I am sad, but I definitely know it was the right thing to do. At this point we need to put a pin in it and start looking again in the spring.  Looking right before the holidays is/was […]

What Do You Think About….Money?

Last month I put together this post Money…..get away…..or…..come here!!! A couple weeks after that happened Paul got pre-approved for a mortgage.  Then we were on the house hunt.  Then last Wednesday we had an offer accepted. Getting into this house is a dream and a financial relief of sorts.  Moving into our own house will […]

Please Think Good Thoughts…

On Sunday Paul got pre-approved for a mortgage.  That means we are officially house-hunting. I am terrified that something will come up and they will decide to take it back!  That they will find something that they don’t like in our credit reports (it isn’t pretty).  That we won’t find enough family members who love […]