As another assignment comes to an end I think about my time as an Air Force wife. This assignment has been the most difficult in that role. For a majority of the time I longed to be anywhere else. Now, I am longing to stay here.. ok, that’s a stretch, but I’ll miss the place. … More #evenmoreShawsome

Valentine’s 2019

Doing Valentine’s for the babes is something I can’t resist. This year I did one to send to a few loved ones and one for Avera’s class. I was especially proud of myself for putting a little grownup twist for Avera’s teachers 👏🏼 ❤️ Use this free 8.5×11 printable!


Abraham turned ONE on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. We celebrated the weekend before with a smash cake. We celebrated the weekend after with a small party. We had the party from 3-5 with some of his favorite foods. The kids all loved the cake pops! In the middle of a move, and really for a … More #BrammyBirthday

Never Alone

I’m never alone. While many times I say this as a bad thing: like when I just want 45 seconds to pee in peace but 2 dogs, 2 kids and a fly follow me to the toilet. This time, I mean it in terms of support. During this time of depression I didn’t want to … More Never Alone

My Hurt & Yours

It’s easy to get caught up in a pity party. One thing can throw my day and it’s the pits from there. Things that don’t bother me most days become detrimental and explosive on days the depression is weighing me down. Other times, things that should be detrimental and explosive don’t phase me in the … More My Hurt & Yours