Helping People Through Petsitting

Sometimes, you get an opportunity to really be there for people. Sometimes, in the midst of a sad moment, you can provide comfort. Sometimes, I live for those moments. I'm a petsitter. I'm the one that steps in when the owners can not. That's usually because they are going to go somewhere fun. But, sometimes, … Continue reading Helping People Through Petsitting

Buddy Bandana, The Scam That Continues

In September of 2019, I happened upon Buddy Bandana on instagram. They were advertising that they needed brand ambassadors. Being a huge dog lover (all animal lover, really), I was immediately enthused. A handful of messages later and I was in. I thought I had accomplished something but really, they had found another sucker. SHUT … Continue reading Buddy Bandana, The Scam That Continues

Riding Horses With My Son

So, I decided to drag William to my horse land. Originally, I was worried that it would be an issue because he has a tendency to toe-walk. This is an issue that has definitely worsened while staying safe at home for so long. Research showed that horseback riding could help with this, though. Ok, my … Continue reading Riding Horses With My Son

Learning To Ride All The Horses

I had this vision of writing a post for each lesson or at least, each horse I ride. But, time got away from me. Shocking! So, I'm gonna attempt to succinctly sum up my horse adventures so far! I've had several horseback riding lessons since my tacking adventure. I have gone beyond riding Dallas who … Continue reading Learning To Ride All The Horses

When You Lose Your Cat

I have had cats all of my life. Sometimes a reasonable amount, sometimes not so much. But, I have always loved them. And, of course, there have been a few that were particularly special to me. One of these cats is Coulson. We had him since he was a baby in 2012. But, in April, … Continue reading When You Lose Your Cat

I’m being Manipulated By My Chickens

I have been a chicken mama and Learning The Chicken Ropes for a couple of months now and they are still so dang cute. It has been really cool to learn about them and I'm definitely looking forward to the eggs. 😊 I always wanted chickens and I now get why chicken owners get obsessed cause … Continue reading I’m being Manipulated By My Chickens

Horseback Riding For Dummies

So I started a thing! Horseback riding lessons! My friend, Paige, (the same one who encouraged my new chicken mama life) has been taking lessons. She offered to gift me an intro lesson and even though, I had serious concerns about my lack of flexibility/strength/coordination, I went for it. And bonus: you're pretty much guaranteed … Continue reading Horseback Riding For Dummies

Children’s Book Review: Wizard And The Lizard Wacky Weather

We all wish that we could control things around us. No one is a stranger to having plans derailed by circumstances out of your control. So, it wasn't hard to relate to the struggle of Wizard and Buddy in this new book by Katie Reed. "Wizard and the Lizard Wacky Weather" is her second children's … Continue reading Children’s Book Review: Wizard And The Lizard Wacky Weather

My Son Moved Back Home

So awhile ago, I wrote an angsty post about my oldest son moving out. Neither one of us handled it well and it caused a lot of hurt feelings on my end. It's all the proverbial water under the bridge now, though. And everything is just fine between us. I always figured that at some … Continue reading My Son Moved Back Home

Continuing The Journey Of A Healthier Life

Well, a week has passed and I'm actually still on the workout kick so I guess it's legit. 🙂 In the time since I last wrote about it, I have made it to the gym twice (That was my goal, woohoo!), walked the dog once, and tried yoga. Yoga didn't last long but I did … Continue reading Continuing The Journey Of A Healthier Life