Questioning Tradition

We all have that friend. That person in your world that bucks the mainstream and does their own thing. Recently such a person in my circle posted about how they don't celebrate many national holidays, but instead, as a family have chosen to make new traditions that align more with their values. I have to admit, my … Continue reading Questioning Tradition

Mommy Getaway – Day 1

After dropping my bags at the hotel, I was starving so I decided to grab some lunch. Definitely delicious! Not only because it was yummy salmon and fresh veggies, but I didn't cook it! And the bonus? Eating uninterrupted! Wanting to get some pampering in, I was sad to learn that this particular hotel does … Continue reading Mommy Getaway – Day 1

Being Open

Three years living in Hawaii encompassed a large amount of sun, beaches, getting fit, and personal growth more than anything. Lessons that I think I have mastered, and then something will come up from behind and smack me upside the head. Recently I was asked to "friend" someone on social media that I'd met a … Continue reading Being Open

Good Fences?

We've been blessed by having really great neighbors most of my life. Growing up we lived next door to childhood friends. We had campouts in the backyard and our families regularly had dinner together. After getting married, we've been fortunate to live next to some really awesome people, many of which have become long term friends. … Continue reading Good Fences?