I folded 7 loads of laundry yesterday. I painstakingly folded and made beautiful piles of clean clothes…on my couch. Yesterday. As I stare at the piles now on my couch, I am saddened slightly. They are no longer beautifully folded into neat columns of clean clothes. They have been rummaged through for clean underwear and … More The art of being home.
Eleven years tomorrow I have been married to the only man that has always supported me, my dreams, and my family. He has been the light in a my dark place and my anchor when I’ve been lost at sea. He keeps the laughter in my life and helps me see the bigger picture. Going … More The year of steel. Eleventh year of marriage.
This exact time four years ago, we were loading them up in the pouring rain. I was shaking. I was so scared. I had no business trying to keep two tiny humans alive. I knew that I loved them and I would try my very best but I had my doubts. I still have doubts. … More Tiny little burritos
Strangers say lots of silly things when they see crank and spank. Things like: Double trouble! Better you then me! Sure do have your hands full Are they twins? And my personal favorite as of late… I always wanted twins. Well since you always wanted twins let me break it down for you. Let me … More I always wanted twins!
It’s been an emotional week. Filled with lots of tears, lots of second guessing, and lots of worry. In times like these, children can really put things into perspective. Things said by crank and spank while Charlie (our cat) was dying this week. 1. We can get in a big airplane and visit him in … More For the love of crank and spank
Someone told me having a pet is like selling your soul to the devil. They give this amazing happiness and unconditional love but then the devil comes knocking for them. Some of the hardest moments in my life have been saying goodbye to a furry family member. This time is no different. Saying goodbye has … More Some of the greatest people I know have fur.
Over the last ten years Jason has given me thousands of flowers. (I have a thing for flowers). When we met I was not in the best of places, mentally, physically, and definitely not emotionally. I explained to him that my new goal was to stop and admire all the beauty in this world. We … More ●Happy VD!●