My Love…. <3

Allow me to tell you a story about my husband and me, but before I do I have to give you a little more insight into my dating history and my ex-husband too.  Settle in, grab some coffee or tea, this may take a bit for you to read. There are so many things in…

You don’t know their battle.

I think this is a lesson that everyone needs to be reminded of from time to time. I try to teach my children that it isn’t nice to judge, that you should never make assumptions about people or things. Use your mind, heart, and rational reasoning when coming to a decision, then at least you…

Mommmmmmm I lost the remote!

Here is a funny story for you, I am sure like many, your kids often lose things and claim that whatever it is cannot be found… Well the other day our daughter misplaced the remote to the TV, she swore up and down she left it on the couch… Her youngest brother looked for it…

Skillet Garlic Butter Pork Chops and Green Beans

    Skillet Garlic Butter Pork Chops and Green Beans Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 12 mins Total Time 17 mins Skillet Garlic Butter Pork Chops are made in one pan with green beans for an easy dinner that is super tasty! Yield: 2 Servings Calories: 778 kcal Ingredients 2 bone in center cut…

Chicken Tortilla Soup

  If you are anything like me you enjoy a simple and easy crockpot recipe from time to time, its one of those toss it in the pot and just let it slow cook all day kind of things. Here is one of my faves that is so easy yet so delicious at the same…

Strength and Dignity

  I may not always be ladylike, it is not really in my nature. But I do try to keep a good head on my shoulders and do all things with dignity, why because I never want my children to look back on the things I have done in life and be ashamed of their…

Be Strong

  This is one I live by, I strive to do my best in all things. Present the best version of myself to my children. I want my daughter to look at me and see my strength, my courage, my love, and my loud voice for things I believe in and see that it can…

Scars

  We all have our scars, some external and some so deeply internal that hardly anyone knows they are there. I have my share of scars, I choose to wear them as a badge of courage and not a sign of shame. I choose to show them off and answer questions as they come. Scars…

There is no right or wrong way to grieve.

  My family has suffered several losses over the years, two of which were suicides. It is a pain like no one can describe, it stays with us always, we have our good days living in their memories, and we have our bad days where the loss is so strong it makes it hard to…