Morning Routines: How I Manage Mine as a Working Single Mom

Dear Friends, I've come across several blog posts and YouTube vlogs recently with a common theme: morning routines. Mornings are a very important time, and if you jump out of bed in the morning and straight into chaos, it of course is going to set a bad precedent for the rest of the day. I am … Continue reading Morning Routines: How I Manage Mine as a Working Single Mom

DIY Strawberry Beds + My Love Affair with the Outdoors

Dear Friends, The weekend is over, but remnants of garden soil cling magnetically to the crevices in my fingernails. The rain has been falling since Sunday morning, but Saturday was a warm, sunny, perfect day to be outdoors. After weeks upon weeks of cold and rainy weekends, I was beyond grateful for this beautiful Saturday...and … Continue reading DIY Strawberry Beds + My Love Affair with the Outdoors

A Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe for When I’m Losing my S***!

Dear Friends, This hasn't just been a Monday, it's been "one of those days." It started this morning when I was in the bathroom curling my hair before work, and I heard the sound of metal crashing into the wood floor in Hunter's room. I knew without looking what it was. Hunter is the king of the teenage … Continue reading A Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake Recipe for When I’m Losing my S***!

The Tornado Story – One Year After it Took my Family’s Home

Dear Friends, It is often said that the one year anniversary of a loss is the hardest. Perhaps that is because it forces us into the realization that the world has continued on, in spite of the feeling that time has stood still. Or maybe it is because we have learned to continue forward and … Continue reading The Tornado Story – One Year After it Took my Family’s Home