One Year Later… Grief

Grief… It is a thing we all have in common, but it looks and feels different to everyone. It comes in its own time… at its own pace…different for everyone. It’s dealt with in different ways by everyone. Some deal with it in healthy and healing ways, while others may choose ways that are hurtful,… Continue reading One Year Later… Grief


Goodbye Sweet Tessie, Forever In My Heart

We made the extremely hard decision to say goodbye to Tessie this past week.ūüĆą The Vet came to the house so we could be with her. Despite knowing it was the right decision and that this day was approaching, we weren’t ready. My heart is broken. I miss her so much it’s hard to breathe.… Continue reading Goodbye Sweet Tessie, Forever In My Heart


The real #topnine

All around Facebook and Instagram #topnine pictures are being posted. All the while, neither Facebook nor Instagram has any idea what events made up my 2018. ‚Ė™ÔłŹNo algorithm can tell about visiting with my Grampa as he looks at me but doesn’t know who I am.‚Ė™ÔłŹSitting in a hospital with my beautiful grandmother hooked up to… Continue reading The real #topnine

Delicious Recipes

How to Make Spaghetti Carbonara

If you know me in real life you know that there are not many things in life that I love more than my Boston Terrier Tessie. ¬†This little video could literally be her. I have been cracking up watching this and just had to share it! ¬†Hope you are having a good day, and if… Continue reading How to Make Spaghetti Carbonara

Love and Life

Lost and Found!

I have never in my entire life been happier to see this little doggie’s face! We lost Tessie¬†today for several hours. ¬†If you know me in real life you know how devastating this was! She has never even left our backyard alone before, she is always so good about staying close. So today when I… Continue reading Lost and Found!

Love and Life · Photography

Happy 10th Birthday, Tessie

Life is so much better with a Boston Terrier! There is no one who is happier to see me or makes me feel as unconditionally loved as this precious little dog! ¬†She is such a source of joy and happiness in my life! ¬†I cannot even believe that she has been around for 10 years.… Continue reading Happy 10th Birthday, Tessie

Make up · Review

What I Got For Christmas!!!

Hello everyone! ¬†I hope that you all had an absolutely wonderful Christmas day! ¬†Praying you all spent your day with those you hold dearest, making memories that you will cherish for a lifetime! I greatly enjoyed the time I was able to spend with my family. ¬†We had a wonderful day together. ¬†My most favorite… Continue reading What I Got For Christmas!!!

Flab to FAB · Health/ Fitness

The Trap Of Celebrating With Food

Instead of using food as a reward, I have been trying to reward myself in other ways. Some ways include: getting a pedicure, buying new smaller clothes :-), getting some new makeup, or splurging on a new purse. Sometimes the celebration is just giving myself a little bit of a break to sit down and read an extra chapter in a good book.