Giving Thanks

Today in America, we celebrate Thanksgiving.  For a lot of people, this holiday can be very controversial.  Historically, it is a reminder of land and lives that were taken.  It can also be a reminder here in the present of people who are missing from around the table, through loss or estrangement.  It can be… Continue reading Giving Thanks



So, this month, I turned another year older. Of course, this birthday was super special because I had a precious little boy to snuggle all day (although to be completely transparent, the boy was quite a grump on my birthday, but I still managed a snuggle or two). Michael also fed my insatiable book habit… Continue reading Birthday

Stocking Stuffer Stumper…Solved?

For the most part, I have a lot of my Christmas on a schedule.  I'm very thankful for that schedule this year especially because of my lack of energy and brainpower during this part of my pregnancy.  I mentioned in my goals post this month that I really wanted to enjoy this particular season, and… Continue reading Stocking Stuffer Stumper…Solved?

It’s a Doggy Mardi Gras!

I was raised just outside of New Orleans, so today is more than just's Mardi Gras!  I have so many memories of going to parades, marching in parades, eating at church crawfish boils, devouring king cake and looking at all the crazy outfits people would wear. Well, unfortunately, I no longer live there, but… Continue reading It’s a Doggy Mardi Gras!