How To Make Friends In A New Place – Real Tips From Readers

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So you may have read that we moved. We moved from an area that we had been in for over 30 years to a brand new area where we do not know a soul. Back at home I knew that if I left the house I was going to run into someone that I knew. It was a guarantee! It didn't mater where I was going! After living in a 20 mile radius for 30 years we knew everyone! At times it was annoying but usually I loved … [Read more...]

From Texas to Louisiana: Our Move

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I haven't been writing much the past month. Things have been a little crazy. A job sent our family from our home of 10 years right outside of Houston to a small town right outside of Lafayette. The funny thing to me is that it is only 4 hours from our old home yet we feel like we moved to another country! The culture, language, food and everything else are completely different. I can not possibly … [Read more...]

Kids and Cellphones: The Right Way To Do It & The Best Wireless Plan #shop #cbias

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Kids with cell phones, it's a tricky thing. I will admit that I have been against kids having phone for years. Over the last few years, as cell phones have become more common, my husband an I have been certain that our children would not get a phone.  Then, in what seemed like the blink of an eye, our daughter started growing up and things changed. She is now in after school activities, … [Read more...]

The Judgement of a Work at Home Mom

I shared how I am working to find balance in being a work at home mom. When I was coming up with my list to help balance work and life I started thinking about another word: judgement. When you work from home you have certain people who so not "get it". We really work! We work hard! When I started working full time on my site and was making a monthly income I started sending my youngest … [Read more...]

Finding Balance As A Work At Home Mom

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I sat here tonight planning out my week and felt totally overwhelmed! Then a word came to mind: balance. "Balance is a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc. or the mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of calm behavior, judgment, etc." Dictonary.com I have been a full time "work outside the home mom" and I have been a full time "stay at home … [Read more...]

Eat and lose! How I Am Losing Weight & Getting Healthy- My story!

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Do you remember a few weeks ago when I shared my health report with you? It was life changing! I have started changing the way I eat and I am seeing real results! I could not find a perfect diet or meal plan that worked for me so I put some of the ideas together and created my own. Y’all I have lost 14 pounds in 2 months! Some may say that is dangerous or say that it will all come back. That is … [Read more...]

Finding Comfort In The Storm

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Last night we had a bad storm. It was the kind with the howling winds, lightning that lights up the room, thunder that shakes the walls and knocks out power. Both me and my husband had stayed up late working and were just going to bed when it got bad. When the power went out my first thought was my kids. They like to sleep with lots of lights on so I knew I needed to do something so they would not … [Read more...]

Ladies It’s Here! Justin Timberlake ‘The 20/20 Experience’ #JT2020 #cbias

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I have had a “blue” month. Have you ever had one of those? Things are just not going right and you want to crawl in a hole? This week I found a solution that is better than any medication! Justin Timberlake released his NEW CD ‘The 20/20 Experience’ on March 19! Is anyone else totally smitten by JT? I have watched him and listened to him for years! From his Brittney young love days, his group … [Read more...]

Real Mommy Moments: A Boy, Nail Polish, Glitter, Confusion and Sleep

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Last night was special and so we went out with the whole family to eat. This does not happen very often especially on weeknights. But it was awesome and we had a blessed evening. But when we got home there was so much more excitement in store for us. Bed time had been pushed way back since we went out and the kids were more hyper than usual because of all the fun. As a result bedtime was a … [Read more...]

A Year of Faith Testers, Doubt Busters & A Dream Come {A Look Back & Moving Forward}

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The other day I was chatting with my mother in law about this year. We were discussing God's provision and timing this year. This year has been full of ups and downs. I said it had been a year of "faith testers." She said "or doubt busters." I love that! Yes it was BOTH! Here is a short recap: We updated the kitchen to get ready to sell it. We moved with the plan of reaching financial … [Read more...]

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