We are super open people. I can’t deny that we would confess to you pretty much any old thing you wanted to know about us. I believe it’s a combination of our desire to connect with people and the lack of skeletons in our closets. We are about as transparent as they come. Continue reading “Our New Life in the North”
September 11th is a day that will live in infamy forever.
- For the U.S.A, it is one thing (9/11/2001)
- For me, it has become two different things.
- 9/11/2014 – Alyssa and I took the first unexpected turn in either of our lives
- 9/11/2018 – Alyssa and I chose an unexpected turn for our lives
I’ve known for the last couple of weeks that I need to be writing more. About what–I am not sure. But I long to iron out the wrinkled up thoughts in my head. An analogy I use often when I speak about the importance of writing in my life. It irons and straightens out all the chaos in my mind, making me feel like a newly starched white button down. Continue reading “Sabbaticals and Cereal”
Hey you! Well look at you showing up to a post on how to wear LESS makeup. He he. Continue reading “The only 6 makeup products I use | An UN-makeup tutorial”
I lead a busy life.
I’m not proud of that, but it has taught me things.
When I want to do something, it usually happens after work. Sometimes after dinner. Watching the Winter Olympics was a consistent highlight of our nights for a couple weeks. It was/is easy to sit on the couch and let the night fade away. But, the other night I wanted something different. So, while my sweet love made a delicious meal, the boys went for a run. Continue reading “Wine and Lays”
I think it’d be fun to share things from time to time that are making me happy. Whether it’s beauty products, household stuff, new toys for Olson or a recipe that Joel likes. I’ve found that some of my favorite content online includes things that other women like me are enjoying. It was fun for me to hunt down some of these things online and rediscover why I’m enjoying that particular product. Continue reading “A Few(ish) of my Favorite Things”
Every year it seems to get worse. You prepare, and run around, and “serve” in as many ways as possible. All in an attempt to set the perfect stage for Christmas. We joke about how busy the holidays are, and while some of it IS funny (last minute gift giving, ugly sweaters being bought on the way to the party, buying the last Christmas ham), we have perfected the recipe for a distracted December. Continue reading “Have a Mary Christmas!”