#SaveTheUndies - Free Samples for the ladies!

Proceed with caution: There is some serious girl talk about to happen! If you are shy - open up and #SaveTheUndies with me! (all hyperlinks lead to a safe page to U By Kotex & will help me out as a blogger)...more

10 Ways Old-School Parenting Is Better

My parents were extraordinary. They still are. They were ahead of their time in so many ways. Sure, we sat—or stood—anywhere in the car we wanted, but whatever, they got so many things right. They got them right without the luxury or convenience of the internet and a million how-tos at their fingertips. ...more
pinesandpalmettos I know - when imagining doing things the way they "used to", you wonder if it ...more

5 Times I Wish I Was a Better Mother.

Hi Everyone. I have to say that I think I'm handling this whole Mom gig pretty well. I mean after all, most days I throw some food at them, I make them bathe a few times a week; and I'm usually good about getting them into bed by 10 pm So, you know...no one is starving, dirty or tired around here!  I even do the more important, but quite possibly equally mundane things like forcing them to complete their homework and read every night as well. These are all good goals to have as a mom, don't you agree, LOL!  ...more
We all have times we could have done better as a mom but the fact that you KNOW those times ...more

Life Lately

Life has been interesting lately, but I guess that’s a good thing.  Since moving out, I’m learning how to balance everything.  I’m always trying to find balance in my life.  Is it just me or does it seem like there isn’t enough hours in the day to get things done?  I know I’m not the only one who feels this way....more

Being A Girl Is Hard

Being a girl is hard. It’s not just hard because as a girl, I bleed 5 days a month and my mood is regulated by my hormones but it’s from the day I realized I was born into a society that values men more than women; from the disappointed look on my father’s face for not having a son because to him, only sons, not daughters, are able to handle important matters in the family....more


Inspiritual: A space for spiritual evolution and transformation...more

Frida 5: Celebrating Simplicity

5 happenings from the week worth celebrating. Here's to leaving uplifting and inspirational notes in the kids lunchbox. (I should do that instead of leaving notes to mess with them.) ...more

How to Make a Fridge Inventory

Ideally, a fridge/pantry inventory is something you do once and then maintain. I couldn't handle having to go through and count everything once a month. But once it is done, you have this new handle on exactly what you have available to use and you will probably be surprised just how much is actually in your house. ...more

Help, I'm 32 Years Old & I'm at a Crossroads

CROSSROADS.  I’ve used this term in my blog a lot before; especially when describing what life was like once I turned 30 [almost three years ago].This is a weird age.Not bad, just… weird....more