A real mom deals and dishes.

Solo Travelling Mom!

It’s been a little bit of a whirlwind since yesterday afternoon when I booked a last minute flight to see a friend out west!   Some might say, “How nice of you!” but truth is, as soon as I realized it was even a possibility it just felt right.  It.. Read More

My Giant Starfish Wreath

  I was in T. J. Maxx this weekend and spotted a lot of nautical themed stuff, including bags and bags of starfish! So I thought I’d share with you my giant starfish wreath, which is one of my more “crafty” projects this year. With the last bit of Winter.. Read More

Letting Go of Perfectionism as a Blogger

I’m a bonafide perfectionist.  And as a blogger this is a very bad thing.  But I can’t let go!   When it comes to writing and blogging, I’m not your average halfway, kinda, sorta, or wannabee perfectionist but a real-life, mind-numbing, paralyzing, stop-you-in-your-tracks, don’t-get-simple-stuff-done, mountainous-mounds-of-work-I-want-to-tackle but never will, sort of PERFECTIONIST.   Perfectionism.. Read More

Who Makes Homemade Laundry Soap?!?!

  I do!   I just made a batch of Mom’s Super Laundry Sauce. It’s a simple and easy DIY laundry detergent that’s budget friendly. And I’m in love.   Anyone can do it.   This was my first time trying DIY laundry soap; something that was hardly on my radar even a few weeks.. Read More

Super Bowl Nachos Mountain Supreme

Ready for the Super Bowl? How about some nachos?   How about some legendary nachos?   After you make these Super Bowl Nachos Mountain Supreme, your friends will ask you about it year after year!   (And they’ll post pics on their facebook pages that you can borrow for a blog.. Read More

Living Through Postpartum Anxiety

A friend recently posted on facebook about how her daughter turned one and she felt like the worst was over in trying to protect her baby from harm and she could let out a big sigh of relief. And I could totally relate. Admidst the fluff and bragadocius picture posting.. Read More

Potty Training

    Potty training is on the agenda today.   I didn’t plan for this.   I didn’t authorize it.   I didn’t want it.   It just is.   So..   Muffin came home from being out all day yesterday and just decided, right then and there, to start potty training… Read More