You know what they say; when it rains, it pours. And that’s how it’s been for us recently. With the pandemic, our financial situation got hit more than some other families so we decided to sell my hub’s vehicle and drive one vehicle between each other to save some money. While many were getting a … Continue reading When it rains, it pours. But does it have to?
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This past 2020 year started off great for me. I had just finished off having the best holidays, feeling so accomplished. I had every great plan ready to start the new year with saving money and paying off all my debt by the end of the year. And then Covid hit.... Just like many of … Continue reading Budgeting during the Pandemic
I. Forgive. You. The other three magical words. A harsh word, a negative reaction, dishonesty, a child’s regression from actions done against them, watching someone deteriorate from bullying, an action that violates us, broken promises, and I can go on for all the reasons a person can have an unforgiving heart towards someone. With having … Continue reading I Forgive You
Now I have deliberated on whether I should share what I have experienced and seen what systemic/institutional racism looks like. Debated whether people even cared enough to know since it seems like it continues without any changes. Wondering if it’s worth sharing a true-life’s experience relating to a topic that seems to be so controversial … Continue reading Facing Systemic Racism
After hearing from many blended families, I’ve realized not all will have the same answer to what their hardest part of step-parenting is but the main one I’ve heard so far holds truest to those who don’t have it made easy. Not to take away the other hardships that come from step-parenting I’ll be sharing … Continue reading Hardest Part of Step-Parenting
Day 1 of our Quarantine I never expected to be part of the group of people that got quarantined and yet here I was. It started off like any other day... I woke up around 5:15am, got ready for work, got my lunch ready, and set off for work. The road was pretty clear from … Continue reading Surviving the Quarantine Life
In just a week everyone’s world has changed with the quarantine, social distancing, and hoarding of supplies. With all thanks to the coronavirus outbreak. Just last week I was practicing what I was preaching and that was to fully live my life. It was going great! In the process of remodeling our girls room I … Continue reading Staying above the Coronavirus craze
With a brand new year upon us I thought back to last year and even the last decade as to what I’d like to share for the new year... and instantly I knew. While some reading my blog below may believe it’s not for them because it’s about my life as a stepparent/parent but I … Continue reading Life on Hold
Becoming a mama has transformed so much of my life. As I sit here reminiscing of earlier days, my pre-mama days, I have realized of how many things that I’ve happily traded in for just for being a mama such as; ~Working towards becoming America’s Next Top Model; totally became a thing in the past … Continue reading Worth the Trade-In
What started off as a perfect day to end the winter break turned into a scary time for us ultimately leading to a miracle! We were heading out to the snowy mountains late morning ready to go sledding and have some snow fun. All snow gear was purchased and all were dressed, along with lunch … Continue reading Miracles in the 2020 New Year