Life Lessons

If you’re from a school of hard knocks, then you might be like me and find life lessons in the smallest moments.

Leave it to me to relax by the pool and find a deep life meaning in the clouds floating by. Or to find crazy funny humor and life meaning in my husband’s obsession with flossing that resulted in (ahem) 3 cavities.

Sometimes the life lessons are just a piggyback on a how-to blog post, but I made this page in the off-chance that it helps someone add a fresh perspective to their day. I know I could use a break from my own brain sometimes. Especially if it makes my life easier!

Storm supplies. Wind up weather radio with candle and matches.

How To Prepare For A Hurricane

How To Prepare For A Hurricane or Other Emergency If a storm is heading your way, you need to beef up on your preparedness skills really quickly and prepare your…

And the honest truth is that I'm not writing this blog post to you. I'm writing it for me. Because I needed a reminder that, yes, I am not enough. And that's okay. Around January, a lot of bloggers choose one word to define their focus for the year. They use words like Authenticity, drive, passion, focus, excite. But I think this year, my life motto will be two words. "It's okay." Because it really is.

One thing to remember when you feel like you are not enough

I was buying a baby shower gift for a dear friend, and as it normally goes when I try to pick out a present, I get stuck. I sort through…

easily be a proverbers 31 woman and make life easier

How being a Proverbs 31 woman can make life easier

Let’s make this clear right now: I am no Proverbs 31 woman. I’m not even close. There is a pile of laundry that’s been in my dryer for 3 days…

the secret to buying appliances you will actually use

Buying Appliances You Will Actually Use

I am a sucker for kitchen buying appliances as much as the next girl. Do I have a Kitchenaid Mixer in my basement storage? Why, yes. Yes, I do. And…

why i have so many cleaning supplies

My addiction to cleaning supplies

I have an addiction. To cleaning supplies. I am a self-proclaiming cleaning supplies hoarder. When we moved, I gathered all my cleaning supplies from around my house so that they…

Turning $4000 of life’s lemons into lemonade

Today was a bittersweet day for us. Our house was remediated yesterday. The crew was really sweet. They made our (sheetless) beds, cleaned our rooms up, and even fixed some…

how to floss

Are you flossing all wrong?

Are you flossing wrong? Have you ever done something your entire life only to find out it was a waste of time because you were doing it all wrong? This…