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

My Son Doesn’t Listen But I Don’t Care

Of all my kids, my youngest son is definitely the most mentally exhausting. He’s a genius in my humble opinion and depending on the day he’ll use his powers for good or evil. Well, not evil. He’ll use his powers for good or slack. No matter how many times I tell him not to bring … Continue reading My Son Doesn’t Listen But I Don’t Care

Will Work For Chickens

A couple of weeks ago, I started a new job. It was the perfect situation, just two days a week, nannying for two kids who were quite lovable. I was surprised that it happened because when the woman contacted me, she said that she needed a nanny for two full days and three partial days. … Continue reading Will Work For Chickens

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

I Did It My Way….A Review

I recently switched to Myway! It's a pre-pay version of JEA (Jacksonville Electric Company). I was immediately skeptical when they pitched it to me as I visualized random disconnections because I was a dollar short in the account or running to my account every day to pay the piper. Oh, please don't turn off my … Continue reading I Did It My Way….A Review

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

When Kids Take Care Of You

Sometimes, my kids surprise me. Well, not surprise, just impress. I already knew that William had a sensitive soul and that Lizzie has a huge heart but no idea how to express her emotions. (Because she doesn't like to admit that she has them.) Me, on the other hand, I'm a big ball of emotion. … Continue reading When Kids Take Care Of You

Homeschool, Houses, and Hamilton

I haven't blogged in a long time. It is a little ironic to me that the last time that I did post, we were officially in Covid life and, weeks and weeks later...we still are. For the most part, life has been boring. But, I'm not complaining as one alternative to boring could be illness … Continue reading Homeschool, Houses, and Hamilton

I Don’t Think We Are Doing Distance Learning Right

I'm sitting in my dining room with my kids, watching them sort of do their work. Who can blame them? It's hard to concentrate on this work at home. It's not interesting or stimulating. Distance learning is not ideal, but it's what we've got. One kid is watching a random video on his phone while … Continue reading I Don’t Think We Are Doing Distance Learning Right

Lunch At Mady’s: A Review

Brian and I are big fans of hole in the wall, privately owned type restaurants. The kids like them, too, but really, they just like to go out to eat. 😉 Anyway, our new favorite restaurant of that type is Mady's. It's a true gem hidden in East Arlington. Since moving back to the Arlington … Continue reading Lunch At Mady’s: A Review