Holidays & All Things Chaotic, Life & Love & Lessons Learned

It’s That Time of Year Again…

I’ll admit it. I love this time of year. When the days grow shorter, and the air becomes crisp, and the smell of a wood burning stove permeates from house to house, I revert to a child-like state. It’s the beginning of the holiday season. From November to January, I am in a perpetual good… Continue reading It’s That Time of Year Again…

Life & Love & Lessons Learned

When it all falls apart…

I know what you're thinking, and why this scares you. Things may change. Your life may change. Your head tells you to keep it all in, keep it quiet. Swallow it down and keep it to yourself. But your heart is heavy, and holding it all in has been wreaking havoc on your mascara. It's… Continue reading When it all falls apart…

Life & Love & Lessons Learned

Hello, Menopause. Goodbye, Sanity.

I don't like being hot. As a matter of fact, I try to avoid it at all costs. Central air in the house, and air conditioning in the car. Ice cream in the freezer...at least 3 gallons at all times (well, this is less about keeping cool, and more about my sheer love affair with… Continue reading Hello, Menopause. Goodbye, Sanity.