30 Day Minimalism Challenge

Prior to all of my recent research, I really thought minimalists were the people who bought tiny homes.  They were the ones who had the white walls without a single picture hanging.  You know, all of the straight lines. No character!  Right? I was so wrong. I initially created this challenge in 2018. Despite being […]

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Holiday Bucket List

We have had lots of changes this year. Some good and some bad. One great change is my new job. I no longer work long 12+ hour shifts in the hospital. I took a new role as a chemotherapy infusion nurse. This allows me to have amazing hours, including no holidays or weekends. With that […]

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Crock-Pot Hot Chocolate

Check out this simple and delicious recipe for Crock-Pot Hot Chocolate! It’s something the whole family will love.

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What Happened When I Started Making Myself a Priority?

We read articles all the time about how important it is that mothers practice self-care. Of course, those things are typically easier said than done. It seems like any attempt I made in the past was met with a negative outcome. For example, if I went to get a massage or went to dinner with […]

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Five 10-minute Self-Care Activities

If your life is anything like mine, self-care doesn’t happen often, if at all.  One of my New Year’s resolutions for 2018 was to take better care of and prioritize myself. So far, as we are more than halfway done with this year, I have failed.  And not just slightly failed. I mean a big […]

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Mom Guilt

I write this as I sit at a seaside restaurant alone in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. Initially, I found every reason to cancel going to Charleston for the day. “What if my husband gets off late? What if something happens at the daycare and he can’t get to the kids? What if traffic is bad […]

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