on field days

There are two words that, when phrased together, scare the pants off of anyone....field + day =  Field Day Cue the horror movie music. Dun dun dun. The dreaded day of field-ing. Or something....more

on baby showers and babies

I was at a baby shower this weekend. Let me rephrase that: I was at a baby shower/dinner party/shindig/gathering of the year/feast extraordinaire this weekend. Our good friends are expecting their first baby in March, and I got to spend the evening on Saturday celebrating them and their probably/most definitely best/most awesome baby of 2016 baby....more

You Know You're An Adult When...

I’ll be honest: most times, even at the ripe ol’ age of 33, I don’t feel like an adult.  It’s probably the not-married/not-a-parent thing, but also the fact that I tend to have some  –let’s call them “immature” – interests and also still goof off like a teenager.But there are definitely times in my life (and they’re becoming more and more frequent) where I do or say something and it’s like, oh…shit.  I AM an adult.  That happened.   ...more
SixPackMommy I think keeping a bit of immaturity and goofiness is healthy, actually!  My 89 year ...more

What is your story?

We tend to look at life in a linear way, chronologically, in order of time.  We think back to our childhood or younger years and look ahead to the future, where we envision that all of our dreams and desires can come true.What if, instead, we chose to see ourselves and our lives as a collection and culmination of all of our best and greatest experiences, in no particular order?...more

Revive: My Road Map to the Year


lessons from emily

It's been 70 degrees here in the past couple of days. Not like a warm 70, but a crisp, cool 70.  Does that make sense? We were walking the dog yesterday and Freddie was making fun of me for wearing a jacket when it was 70 outside. I had to explain that 70 degrees can feel very different. A low of 70 is one thing and that one thing is warm. A high of 70 is a tad different....more

Rules to Life

Here are some Great Quotes I found today on the Web- to keep your week going.  <...more

on loving your neighbor as yourself

This weekend was one for the books. The biggest, fattest, encyclopedia-width books.  You see, this past Saturday at precisely 10am tickets for the Rodeo concerts went on sale.What's Rodeo? you ask. Good question. I'm still unclear about that, but I am clear on that fact that Darius Rucker is performing at Rodeo and that we had to get tickets to his concert. Had to....more

things you never told me about having a dog

As I'm sure you all recall, we got a dog.  In less than a 24-hour period we went from not even entertaining the idea of having a dog, to actually factually having a dog....more

I Unlock The Doors With My Keys Of Faith

I believe in the things that I know are yet to come. I believe in what is. And I know that in which I am surrounded by has the faith in me to see things through.I anticipate with confidence. Not bound by the ropes of any worry or fear. I look forward to what I expect.For what is to be-already went to proceed.Real faith is a very powerful tool. One should not underestimate the tenacity of the mind and spirit.When something is consistent in nature it builds trust, loyalty, and/or presume....more