• personal
  • Personal – Dreaming of Travel

    whoops – got caught up in work stuff.  Sorry for the delayed post all 6 of you reading!  😉 I haven’t been on a real vacation in a long time.  Yes, I’ve traveled – the Boy and I did long weekends in Richmond, Denver, Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, and New York City last year.  But […]

  • books
  • Books – May 2018

    Sometimes life gives you harsh reality checks.  I’m not sure how in the first month or two after baby B was born that I managed to read and finish any books.  Actually – that’s not true.  What happened was she was awake at all hours of the night, which meant I had the opportunity to […]

  • entertainment
  • Events – Royal Wedding

    I am slightly obsessed with the British royal family.  Not like, following the z-list members all the time, knowing EVERYONE’S name and place in line for the throne obsessed, but for the central figures – yeah, sure.  I follow the Kensington Palace instagram account, and for the last couple years have eagerly followed news whenever […]

  • (step) mom stuff
  • Services – Foodstirs

    I feel like I’ve reviewed a fair number of subscription services.  From personal shoppers for clothing, to wine, to meal kits, to meal kits, to flowers…I mean, I know there are lots more things I could be looking at like beauty boxes and things for pets, but honestly, those aren’t as important to me for […]

  • (step) mom stuff
  • TV – Jane the Virgin (CW)

    Are you as frustrated as I am by my relating everything I write about recently to my pregnancy and childbirth experience?  It’s a little ridiculous.  I keep thinking that I should have wider experiences and things to write about beyond simply now being a mother, but because it’s the majority of my focus all day, […]