Our Trip to the National Museum of Play

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Last week the kids and I played hookie we took a field trip to Rochester to visit a friend and go to the National Museum of Play. That place is seriously awesome. I can’t even put into words all they have to offer, so I will let them do the talking. You’re never too big […]

Great Risks and Great Rewards

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Today’s NaBloPoMo prompt is, “Do you believe the saying that with great risks come great rewards?” I think this is terribly cliche. I also think it is terribly true. As I have mentioned in previous posts, my life did not really start happening until I started taking risks, and putting myself out there. It’s difficult to […]

How Do I Make My House a Home?

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Do you love your house? I have a love/hate relationship with my house. I love it because at least we have it. And I hate it because, well, it’s not what I want, or where I want to be. My husband and I bought this house a few months before we got married. It has […]

Blow the Stress Bubble Away and Just Be Thankful

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It’s no secret that I live in a bubble of stress. Much of it is self-imposed, I can admit. This little bubble of what-if, prep for the next step, and be prepared is hard to shake. Hard to blow away. And the last couple of weeks have not been easy. Work is busy, yet I’m […]

If You Could Live Anywhere…

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Yesterday’s NaBloPoMo prompt was “If you could live anywhere, where would it be?” This is something I have given a lot of thought to lately. Honestly, I’m very unhappy where I am. I try to make the most of my circumstances and find something to be grateful for every day. But our house needs work, […]