Category «Misc»

It’s all relative

Every now and then a day occurs that makes you just want to yell out “what the crap universe?!?” Now before I blog about our day, I am not complaining. What happened today is just life. And so far, we are pretty darn lucky to have avoided the hardships many other people are experiencing today. …

So I am homeschooling and it is really kind of cool

I could have started this with “Someone shoot me now.” I’ve had a few of those days since I started homeschooling on September 1st 2014. My first year ever. Four kids. Ages 8 (third grade) and 6 (Kindergarten). Yes, there have been moments when I could have said that. Especially when trying to teach how …

5 Tips on cleaning the bathroom when you have boys.

You walk into your guest bathroom and see pee splatter on the back of the lid. If you have little boys you know what I’m talking about. So you size it up. And classify it. 1) Small and semi transparent: Nah…you have at least another full day before worrying about this. Go pour yourself another …

Dear Diary: When did kids get so creepy?

If you’ve just popped in and you haven’t been here in a while, or this is your first time, you will need to briefly read the post below this one. I’ll wait. Ok, so our room is done. Minus the decor and bedding which I haven’t decided on yet. I took a photo with my …

Dear Diary: When is a lie not a lie?

I’m sitting here looking at a King sized mattress leaning on end against our couch in the living room. It’s scary. And big. We are redecorating our bedroom after 11 years of marriage and a husband/wife debate over him not wanting to change it and me wanting to. I won. My closing argument of our …

The Colonoscopy Diaries – part 3, final chapter

This is the final chapter of my colonoscopy story. I saw you just roll your eyes. Stop it. I wanted to talk about my husband. We are right in the middle of redecorating our bedroom. And by redecorating, I mean REDECORATING. New carpet, new bedroom furniture, new paint, new everything. If this ever happens to …

The Colonoscopy Diaries – Part 2

All I can say is find a doctor who uses Gatorade or pills for prep. Y’all, I’m telling you…the prep the day before a colonoscopy is horrible. When I picked up my gallon container of colon prep, I had no idea what was in store for me. I mixed it “to the fill line” with …

The Colonoscopy Diaries – part 1

A lot happens when you turn 50. The joy of inexperience is behind you, as well as the mistakes. The joy of looking ahead to new paths that you now have the time, and means, to explore. The joy of knowing what you became when you grew up. And your age 50 first colonoscopy. And …