In case you thought I disappeared…

I’ll have lots of exciting things to post next week after a trip halfway across the world, selling our home, and purchasing a new one, all within a month’s time! We have so many… Continue reading

Heroin’s No Heroine

A brownish-white powder that looks more like my whole wheat flour than like a silent killer is crossing the ocean and making its way into the hands of our friends, our parents, our… Continue reading

Travel Companion Disasters

The right travel partner will determine the success of your vacation. Will you board your plane home, already missing your travels? Or will you be happy to go your separate ways, more relieved… Continue reading

“You’re too emotional!” And other things women are told…

You know how, as a woman, there are a few buzzwords/phrases that literally make any situation in the entire world worse? They mostly relate to how our feelings are generally perceived as a)… Continue reading

Pen Pals

I’m the first to admit that I find it hard to keep in touch. I’m not the best at talking on the phone, as my schedule differs quite a bit from my friends’… Continue reading

Puppy Adoption Checklist

In August of 2013, my husband and I brought home a bold, boisterous black puppy. She was a jumpy combination of nerves and unbridled energy, alternating between licking us like crazy and dragging… Continue reading

On such a winter’s day

Two weeks ago, my husband and I decided to take advantage of the time between leaving his old job and starting his new one. We’re not usually quite so spontaneous, but we found… Continue reading

Being A Working Mom Isn’t An Option

For me, being a working mom isn’t an option. It’s a necessity. Growing up, my mom just…worked. It’s that simple. Whether she was working as a nurse or as a realtor, she had… Continue reading

Thank you, 2014

As 2015 begins, I have some bad news. Your resolution isn’t going to work. There are two main reasons why these “resolutions” nosedive: First, we constantly talk about them in the context of… Continue reading

My Husband’s Flip Phone > Your Smartphone

My husband uses a flip phone. Seriously. Not because our dog chewed his smartphone before his upgrade or because we can’t afford to pay for one, but because he doesn’t want a smartphone.… Continue reading