I am so thankful. My birthday was so relaxing and sweet. I had a birthday weekend and my birthday was on Monday. Ok, so I’ll be the first to admit I use my birthday /day/week/ month to get some things I want done. The boys have eventually learned that birthday month is a thing when … Continue reading Recap On My Birthday Month!
Cake. More Cake. All The Cakes!
Birthday cakes. Throughout my life, I have had some amazing birthday cakes. To my knowledge most were chocolate. I have had all kinds of homemade cakes decorated in all kinds of ways. ( you can barely see it but that's coke cake on the table) One of my favorite birthday cakes is a coke cake. … Continue reading Cake. More Cake. All The Cakes!
Abuse – How It Ties Into The Day of Hope
Content Warning: Discussion of Abuse. “National Day of Hope is held on the first Wednesday in April every year. It is a day of inspiration and motivation for everyone to wake up to the need to rescue children and adults who are passing through phases of abuse of different kinds, sicknesses, and traumatic experiences. The … Continue reading Abuse – How It Ties Into The Day of Hope
Autism Awareness Month
April is Autism Awareness Month and April 2 is National World Autism day. Hello, and welcome to April - the month that is packed full of great blogging opportunities. The one we are going to focus on today is near and dear to my heart. I have always been around people with special needs, from … Continue reading Autism Awareness Month
National Month of Hope
In 1828 the word Hope received a new definition. Prior to 1828 it was defined as a wish, with Webster’s dictionary defining it further as confidence in the future. In 1991 Dr. Rosalind Tompkins founded Mothers in Crisis which began as a support group for women that grew into a full-service non-profit organization providing community-based … Continue reading National Month of Hope
National Puppy Day – Yay!
I sure did not know there was a national puppy day. I for sure do not own a puppy. My ole girl is 13 now. That being said, sometimes especially when food is involved, she still seems very much a puppy. I think back to when she was a puppy, we did not like each … Continue reading National Puppy Day – Yay!
Today is Awkward Moments Day!
Ya’ll have you ever felt like you were the most awkward person on the face of the earth? I have felt like that my entire life. I would have entire conversations in my head with myself trying to get myself to not be as awkward. Truth is that it just gave me an ulcer because … Continue reading Today is Awkward Moments Day!
Daylight savings time will start on March 13 this year, more than a full week before the official start of Spring. It took me forever to remember or understand the Spring forward and fall backward (which fits with the seasons). When I was a kid in Louisiana, barefoot and tan, I could not wait for … Continue reading Daylight Savings
Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday
Mardi Gras Day is March 1 2022. Fat Tuesday is the last day of the Carnival season as it always falls the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. Most people think of Mardi Gras as a parade, costumes, drinking, boobs, king cake, and craziness. Mardi Gras is French for "Fat Tuesday", reflecting … Continue reading Mardi Gras/Fat Tuesday
Growing up in a small town which was mainly a logging/paper mill town, it felt like there were three groups of people in my school – the rich, the people pretending to be rich, and the poor. With very little in-between the divide, there was competition made out of everything. Who would have the best … Continue reading Valentine’s Memories