It's Hard to Balance Work and Life

I think the title says it all.  It is hard to balance work and life!  At least I have a difficult time doing this.  Maybe others are better at it than I am.  I always wonder how people get everything done around the house, work and still go out and play.  What have they figured out that I have not?...more

A Day at the Indiana State Fair

Have you attended a State Fair Before?  Why did/do you go?My top four reasons for going this year:Seeing my little cousin show her Alpaca. (Not going to lie I want one)The exercise you get walking around. (remember I am on a mission to lose weight)Getting a funnel cake (not a part of #2)Getting out and doing something fun...more

Getting Back to Life & Adventures

It is time to stop feeling sorry for myself and over thinking what it is that I want to do with my life.  I need to stop being afraid of life and start living it again.  I took time off of work so that I could relax, get things together around the house and lose weight.  Not to sit here and worry about life and money.  And man do I worry.  I worry about everything and cannot let myself just enjoy this time....more
Good luck!  I truly believe that I am the world's worst over thinker!  Usually jealous of my ...more

What do I want to be?

We have a lot of firsts in our lives...Tomorrow will be my first official day as a SAHW (stay at home wife).  It should have started earlier than this but I agreed to do P/T consulting for the company I had been working for.  ...more
you are so lucky, I would try the community theater. that would be so much fun.more

Becoming a Stay at Home Wife

Well I have an announcement to make...I am going to try staying home for a bit.  I provided my notice last Friday and May 23rd is supposed to be my last day at work. ...more

Chicago, IL vs. Moline, IL

Chicago, IL vs. Moline, IL Which would you pick? You might be surprised by my answer but first let me give you some background information.The Husband is spectacular at planning for birthdays, etc.  I really am quite jealous of his planning skills and wish I could be as good as him.  Shhhh...don't tell him I said that....more
I live so close, but rarely go. Chicago is my kind of town :)more

Marriage & Date Nights

Lately the Husband and I have been so busy with organizing things at the house, both of our jobs and my exercise classes that it didn't seem like we were having quality time together.  Sure we watch TV, eat dinner and run errands together but we weren't taking the time to go have fun together.  I am not saying we don't have fun together or that there are any issues, just that we needed to focus on one another more.  Does that make sense? ...more
Make some time to spend with your sweetie!

Glaucoma at 30???

Recently I have been trying to be more healthy.  I HATE being overweight.  Oh who am I kidding???  I hate being FAT.  This is not the person I have always been and I do not want to be this person anymore.  So I put a plan together.1. Start working out 2. Quit smoking3. Start eating healthierAlong with this plan is taking care of myself, doctor check ups and trying to de-stress more.  ...more
@forevertimeless Thanks!  I will check out her blog.more

My Bucket List

What is a bucket list?  Many people mention they can cross that trip, item, ect. off their bucket list but do they really have one written down or typed up.  I am one of those individuals that will say, oh I can cross that off of my bucket list or add that to my bucket list but I don't really have one written down (or in this case typed) anywhere.....more

Don't Wanna Be An American Idiot... what do you think this blog is about?  If you are a Green Day fan then you might have figured it out.  If you are not then you probably think this blog is about something totally different then what it is really about.Drum roll please (literally)........more