Way To Go Weekend: A Hot Mess

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Happy Friday everybody!  One of my girlfriends is in town from NYC for a few days to meet The Wee One!  She is a fellow Target-obsessed buddy and dessert-loving gal and I’m so happy for this quality time with a dear friend. I am also happy to report there has been some improvement on the thrush-related pain!  I am still in the process of treating it and some nights it feels like this journey will never end but I am trucking along. It doesn’t help that I feel like a hot mess most days.  This Read more […]

McKenna’s Instincts

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It hurts to say this but… my dog is a killer.  She only kills small rodent-sized animals and she’s still the sweetest doggie ever to all humans, but she’s a hound mix and she has instincts.  It’s in her nature, she literally can’t help herself! I really love Kenna’s beautiful brindle coloring and even though you can see it in photos, what doesn’t come through is her personality.  She looks dark and dangerous but her expressive ears and eyes convey so much love.  She’s one of the sweetest Read more […]

Watching Someone Give Birth

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I’m just going to come out and say it, birth is a beautiful experience, FOR THOSE WATCHING IT.  For those experiencing it, it’s awful and painful, and then finally it’s beautiful after the baby is born.  But for those who get to experience birth as a bystander, I believe it is an entirely different experience.  And I say all this having never seen a live birth myself (only video births) but you don’t have to take my word for it!  I know two ladies who have seen a birth (mine) and they say (despite Read more […]

Home Reno Tips From An Unqualified Source

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First off, I want to thank you all for your kind words after Monday’s post (even if you didn’t comment but you thought kind words, I’m still thanking you!), it made me feel so much better and a lot less cuckoo crazy.  🙂 The Scottish and I are slowly accomplishing things on our to-do list and I know we’ll get to a comfortable point soon.  We’re looking forward to a three-day weekend of house projects because there just aren’t enough hours in the day.  Next weekend is my MN shower and we’ll Read more […]

Throwback Birthday Memories

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Today’s post is part of the monthly Remember the Time blog hop!  The theme for this week is birthday memories.  The blog hop badge recently got a makeover too, check it out at the bottom of this post.  Isn’t it cute? I love birthdays, or rather, I love the idea of birthdays.  In actuality they can be stressful due to many factors, and our expectations can be difficult to control, and then sometimes they can be disappointing which is why thinking and dreaming about your birthday is sometimes Read more […]

I Hate Not Being Perfect

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Cause you know, no one is perfect.  But I really, really wish I was.  If I was perfect I would have been able to manage my time well enough to get a blog post up for yesterday.  Instead, I have a weekend treat for you guys about my need for perfection and struggle with anxiety.  Fun, right? 🙂 This might sound a bit crazy, mostly because I am, but many times my writing is therapeutic and frankly, this post is so honest it should write itself.  You see, my need for perfection is about more Read more […]

The Scottish Turns 30 and We All Act Like We’re 10!

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Guys, my hubby turned 30 yesterday!  He’s finally joined me on the dark side.  Because he’s a hard-working guy, not only did he work on his birthday but he worked late!  But don’t feel too bad for him, he got two free meals and our family, (including my BFF) celebrated with him this past Sunday.  While it wasn’t a crazy night out of drinking, I can confidently say he had a great time. We started the afternoon Skyping with his Mum and Dad in Scotland while opening gifts.  The Scottish Read more […]

Happy Halloween From Your Drama Queen!

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Hi Everybody!  Happy Halloween! This weeks’s Remember the Time theme is HALLOWEEN. Duh. This year was a bit of a wash for us because the party we were going to attend ended up being canceled.  The theme was to dress up as your favorite SNL character, and our plan was to go as Wayne and Garth from Wayne’s World.  I have a feeling we would have NAILED IT, but since that didn’t happen, let’s take a look at some previous costume failures ideas. Three years ago The BFF was in town visiting Read more […]

A Weekend of Lies

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Hi everybody!  As you might recall, my 30th birthday was this past Friday, October 4th, and wow, I’m STILL recovering!  It’s amazing what one glass of wine lots of surprises can do to an old person like myself!  I meant to get this post up yesterday but sometimes life gets in the way of your plans and you have to go with the flow so I did just that. The BFF and The Scottish did an amazing job making me feel extra special this past weekend but it came at the expense of a series of bold faced Read more […]

Happy 30th Birthday to Me!

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Don’t mind if I do start this Friday off with a congratulations to myself.  Thankyouverymuch.  🙂 Sometimes when you turn the dirty thirty your BFF will drive into town to celebrate it with you! The BFF and I have been long distance for our entire 11 year friendship minus the first six months.  Crazy right?  We never forget a birthday and we’ve managed to spend many of them together despite the miles between us. Birthday tiara! Never fear friends, my expectations are low and my Read more […]