Taking Care of Mom

Last night after getting both kids bathed and into bed I came downstairs looking ragged and worn out.  I looked at my husband and said “I am so exhausted.  I haven’t been this exhausted since… well, I guess yesterday.” And that about sums up my life as a stay at home mom to 2 kids […]

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Just Being- Update #1

I am so thrilled to have had such a great response to Just Be With Me, so I thought I should update you on how it’s going.  So far things are going okay.  I wish I could say that everyone is peachy, there have been no tantrums (by children or adults) and that I am […]

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Five books

Today has not been very awesome.  Last night we got some news about our house selling and it wasn’t very good.  It has really put a damper on all our spirits.  I was on the phone for 3 hours this morning trying to make sure where I needed to send funds, who would take care […]

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Yes you can!

I was chatting it up with some other moms at the park today when the question of losing your baby weight came up.  Most of us had lost ours and talked about how hard it was to give up your favorite junk foods or find time to workout.  Then one of the moms chimed in […]

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Thankful for naptime

It’s only 1:15 and I have thought about running away at least a dozen times today!  My morning started out not so great when my pain in the butt wonderful Husband decided to skip his workout and get up at 5:59am and jump in the shower.  Now this doesn’t seem like a huge deal but […]

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High Stress

The stress level in our house is a little high these days.  With a move on the horizon for us we just don’t have a free minute.  There has been more yelling, door slamming, and pouting than usual and I would like to blame it on my 3-year-old, but this mama has done her fair […]

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My All or Nothing Life

For as long as I can remember I have been living an “All or Nothing” life style, it covers every aspect of my life.  I want to do everything right the FIRST time!  I just want to make a plan, stick to it, and get my results… Like right now.  So you can see how […]

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Edible Cake Batter Cookie Dough

I have been seeing a ton of recipes in the blog world all about Cake Batter, and really who doesn’t love cake batter?  I recently made cake batter rice crispy treat cupcakes for my sons third birthday using this recipe from Gimme some oven.  They were great!  I made one small change and bumped the […]

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