Wigs for Kids Hair Donation

Have you ever wanted to make a drastic change to your hair? Like really drastic? I have, and I do it about every 2-3 years. We are actually at the 2 year mark since I cut 18 inches of my hair and made a donation to Wigs for Kids. Before cutting my hair it was SO long. Long enough that I was sitting on it, getting it caught in things, and it took FOREVER to do Read More

Realizing that you have lost your true self.

Have you ever laid in bed at night and just felt that you had lost or were losing your self? This is something I have struggled with recently, and I am determined to find my way back to the old me. While I know that I can’t be exactly who I was a year ago, I know I can at least get back to the happy me. It all started in January 2016,  I was Read More

Our Pregnancy Loss

In 2012, my husband(my long term boyfriend at the time) and I decided that we were ready to start a family. We had some hurtles ahead. I have several heart conditions and a cardiac pacemaker, so we wanted to check with all my doctors before moving forward with our journey. Our first step in this process was to speak to my OBGYN. We spoke about having my Mierna birth control removed, the risk of pregnancy, Read More

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

February is Red Dress Month for Women, or Go Red for Women Month. It is sponsored by the American Heart Association, and helps inform women about the signs/symptoms of heart disease. Most of us know someone in our family who is affected by heart disease, or it may be you. In my family it is me, I have heart disease. Did you know that women experience signs completely different then men when it comes it heart Read More

Are you being the best mom?

Do you feel like you ask your self this questions frequently? Are you being the best mom? What does being the best mom entail? I personally believe that everyone is being the best mom. We are constantly fighting with each other to see who can out do who. We are in constant competition to see who’s kids can wear the nicest clothes, have the nicest shoes, who has the most friends over at a play day. Read More

Chief’s Firefighter Birthday Party

Wow! Has it really been 4 years since my little firefighter was born?! I can’t believe that the years have flown by so fast. This year he was finally old enough to really understand what it meant to have a birthday and a birthday party. This made the anticipation of both great. Chief was born 3.5 weeks early on New Years Eve. This makes having a birthday party on his actual birthday difficult. It’s only Read More

Coolit Plate Review

Do you struggle with screaming kids at dinner time? I can’t eat this mommy, its too hot! Mommy, blow on my spaghetti! Mom, it’s like lava(my husband grew up saying this)! Mom, it burned my tongue! Well, it’s finally here! A product to help with this task in the quickest way possible. No more sticking it in the freezer for what seems like a life time to your 4 year old, but is really only Read More

New Year, New Adventures

Have you decided what your new years resolution will be? This year I have decided that I am not going to make a resolution. I tend to just break it within a few weeks anyways. So, I have decided to do something else. This year we are working towards more adventures, lots of family fun, and new journeys. First thing of the New Year We are starting off this year right! With Chief’s birthday on Read More

Dollar Tree Wonders!

Have you heard about Dollar Tree? Have you ever been inside? I highly recommend you take a trip there as soon as possible.   Dollar Tree Snacks Let’s talk about snacks. Every mom knows that kids go through snacks like they do underwear. They seem to go even faster right after you buy them and the novelty of new snacks is there. Every week I head over to the Dollar Tree with a $10 budget Read More

Is Your Car Seat Installed Properly?

A topic that is very near and dear to my heart is car seat safety. Even before I had Chief, I was always the crazy person who was obsessed with car seats. This got even worse when I got pregnant with Chief. I did extensive research to find the perfect seat for our new little squish. I did extensive research to make sure I knew how to properly install his car seat and how to Read More