Surviving Grad School

Continuing your education beyond undergrad is a big step for most people, but for a stay at home mom (or dad) it can be down right scary. When I decided to further my education beyond a Bachelor's degree, I was so pumped and ready to tackle grad school head on. Little did I know what … Continue reading Surviving Grad School


2017: The last year of my 20s

First off I would like to wish you a happy new year!   For a lot of people (including myself), 2016 wasn't the greatest year  like a lot of us had hoped it would be. I did have some pretty amazing things happen and some pretty devastating things happen as well. In regards to last … Continue reading 2017: The last year of my 20s


Creating Holiday Memories

Being married to a fire fighter has it's pros and cons just like everything does. One of the cons is the schedule. Sometimes my husband is on shift when it is a holiday. Recently, he has worked like almost every major holiday. This year he had to work on xmas eve and xmas day. Next … Continue reading Creating Holiday Memories


My old man is a old man

*Disclaimer this blog contains profanity  If this will offend you please do not continue* Today, December 19th, is my husband's 30th birthday. This is hitting me harder than it is him surprisingly. I say this because I met him when he was 20 years old, only 2 months shy of turning 21.  Time has flown … Continue reading My old man is a old man


10 Things I have learned since graduating highschool

I fall into the millennial category and at first I didn't want to embrace it. I graduated high school in 2006. This year marked 10 years of being out of high school. I must say it went by very fast! I have accomplished so much, but still feel like I have accomplished just a small … Continue reading 10 Things I have learned since graduating highschool


Why I gave up on trying to be the perfect mom

I had my first kid at age 21, newlywed and still maturing. I had all these thoughts of what I was and wasn't going to do as a mom. I had planned to go back to work after having my baby and kick ass at juggling both. My world was turned upside down when I … Continue reading Why I gave up on trying to be the perfect mom