Beginning All Over Again

Starting out is never easy. I guess that’s why we are so young when we start out. It’s not for the faint of heart. Starting over? Just as tough. And that is where I find myself now. Starting over. After 25+ years of marriage. I’m now a newly-separated, soon to be single mom in her late 40’s. Raising 2 teen girls in my home state of Pennsylvania. This is not for the faint of heart, y’all. But it was necessary. Needed. And tough. The girls and I moved from lovely […]

Life is Full of Unexpected Events

This is a sponsored post. All opinions and experiences are my own.   I’m sure you know how it goes, things are going along fine one minute and then the next minute? Chaos.. The baby gets sick, the dog runs away, the computer crashes taking your report that was due tomorrow with it.. Or you get into a car accident on the way home. Yep a car accident.. Like the one my husband was involved in recently. He was on his way home from work the same as always and […]

How To Prepare For An Extended Power Outage

    As I sit here writing this post, Hurricane Irma is baring down on Florida. People are stressed. And panicked. And seemingly preparing for the end of the world. In a lot of the wrong ways unfortunately.   What do I mean by that? Well um, I don’t want to look down on other people’s ideas of what survival food is, but really Ramen Noodles?! In bulk. Come on no one wants to eat that for a week. And buying 24 cases of bottled water? when you never drink […]