Careening Toward Forty


This post is part of the and Dove #YMCBeautifulYou program. I received compensation as a thank you for my participation. This post reflects my personal opinion about the information provided by the sponsors. Let me set the scene for you. A woman, careening toward her forties, in the last few months as a thirty-something (39.5 if [...]

My Weird Allergy


File this under weird things you read on the internet. It’s true… but weird.  This summer, I was finally, officially diagnosed with an unusual allergy. I say unusual not because not many people have the same allergy, but more because of the reaction I get when I tell people about this particular allergy. I am [...]

I’m Blogstipated!

3d man with intestinal problems sitting on the toilet

My fellow bloggers can relate, I’m sure. I’m suffering from blogstipation. It’s sort of like writer’s block but I’m not sure if I can legitimately call myself a writer so for now, it’s blogstipation. It’s been a while since I could produce a simple blog post, I know. But I’ve been busy! Really, I have… [...]

Of No Fixed Address


Hi. Remember me? I used to be a blogger but lately I’ve just been a Debbie Downer (sorry, Debbies). I’ve written this post a hundred times in my head over the last month but didn’t have the will to actually type it out. So here goes… For the last month, I’ve been homeless. Or should [...]

End Summer with 30 Days of Beauty


Mid-August? How did that happen??? So much has happened this summer already that I don’t even know where to start. We sold our house and are waiting to move into a rental house until our new house is built. In the meantime, we are camping for the month of August. Yes, that’s right… we’re living [...]

Mom, Don’t Read This!


Have you ever been humiliated online? I have. Autocorrect is NOT my friend. There was the time my phone autocorrected a name and I sent an email to someone I barely know and called him Mutdick. I don’t think I’ll ever recover from that mistake. And another fiasco when I accidentally emailed a Valerie and [...]

Home is Where the Heart Is…


I know it’s been a while since I blogged… I’ve been busy wallowing in self pity and that takes up a lot of time. Sorry. Our house is still for sale. We had a buyer and then we didn’t. Disappointed doesn’t even cover it… so today I sit here waiting for a call for a [...]