I’m Okay

Christmas morning started just like every other morning. Simon woke me up at the crack of dawn, and I raced to his room to pick him up before he woke…

Get it Done Before Midnight, Or Else…

For as long as I can remember, my great grandmother (who is now 105!) has been terrifying me just before New Year’s Eve. She swears up and down that the…

Five Years of Marriage: Before and After

I have photographic proof that five years of marriage and kids can dramatically change a person. This was my first driver’s license picture taken just a few weeks after Even…

Behind the Scenes of a Pageant

In case it’s not completely obvious, I participated in a “Scholarship” Pageant during my senior year of high school. To be specific, I competed in the Miss Jackson Rosequeen pageant.…

The Day After Christmas

It was magical. It was joyful. It was Simon’s first! Santa followed the signs from our fireplace to our Christmas tree and left some fun toys for the kids. “Big…

My Version of 12 Days of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas, I begged my hubby for, Image Credit ONE less dog barking. On the second day of Christmas, I begged my hubby for, TWO days of…