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The Little Things

Finding the motivation to do anything has been ridiculously difficult for me as of late, but my intense need to give my little love an amazing and memorable holiday season has managed to win every time my mind battles between wanting to hide in bed and wanting to do something that would require the effort it takes to make everything...

The Truth

I’ll be honest, I’ve been putting this post off for about a week. The whole point of starting this website was to work through issues and connect with others, and while I’ve been doing that, I’ve also been lying to myself and maybe to everyone else, though I’m sure others saw it long before I did, as it often goes. ...

It Just Clicks.

One Day you’re just walking, or running, or driving. And it just clicks. Everything bad that’s ever happened to you suddenly makes sense. You realize the cliche quote, “Everything happens for a reason,” really isn’t that far- fetched And I’ve had some pretty terrible things happen to me. When it’s fresh you think you’ll never overcome the obstacles ahead of...

Gingey’s Bombass Baked Mozzarella Meatballs

I don’t cook much, but when I do I can promise it will be loaded with carbs and love. One of my favorite meals is a classic spaghetti and meatballs, but for the longest time I really couldn’t find the “perfect” meatball recipe to satisfy my needs. Either they were too bland or I didn’t like how they were made...

Maple Macarons

For the first day of December, I really wanted to do something special, so today my friend Dylan, a student at The Culinary Institute of America, has provided us with a little touch of Vermont magic- maple macarons! Not only was he kind enough to walk us through this delightful treat, but he also took the time to sit down...

In Which I Ramble

Today’s post is a little different than the other ones. Sometimes in order for me to work things out for myself or get it out of my head, I need to just write. There is no advice or lesson in this, just my rambling/venting, and it may be a bit confusing and have no conclusion. I apologize in advance. Part...

When the Lovin’ Ain’t Easy

I posted this on my personal Facebook page a few months ago, but it has been with me ever since and I feel like this is something we can all relate to. I saw this picture whilst I was idly scrolling through my feed and I wasn’t going to post it but it really stuck with me. “Loving me isn’t...

Sick of Your S***!

A couple of weeks ago, there was a cute, little post going around on Facebook, telling parents to ask their children a series of questions and write down their responses. Super fun, right? That’s not sarcasm, it actually was really fun hearing what my daughter had to say. Until we got to one question, “What makes you sad?” Without skipping...

Adult Friendships

I don’t know about anyone else, but I’ve noticed as I’ve gotten older that making friends has become increasingly difficult. Unless you’re in school or have a job that doesn’t require you to be at home, making friends elsewhere is a huge pain in the ass. As a stay-at-home parent, it seems almost impossible to meet people and connect. And...

Anxiety

I mentioned in my Welcome post and on my About page that I have anxiety. It will probably be quite prevalent  in my posts, as it is quite prevalent in my life. Being without insurance has made it pretty much impossible to receive treatment. Since having my daughter three years ago, it has intensified to new, extreme heights. I can’t...