putting the pieces of life back together


The Empty Christmas Tree

I stared at the empty tree. Tears still on my face from a hard discussion. This Christmas was falling apart fast. I tried so hard to make it perfect. But everything fell apart. A nasty cold hit everyone so hard this week before. I could feel it in the scratchy throat and aching body, my …


The Emotional Bank Account for a Single Mom

Have you ever heard of an Emotional Bank Account? I hadn’t either but when it was explained to me the idea made so much sense. What is an Emotional Bank Account? Imagine we all have an Emotional Bank Account filled with emotional energy. We have withdraws when we give time and energy to others or …

Blogging Inspiration

Meet me on Instagram

Is blogging on Instagram a thing? I miss blogging, I miss vlogging. If you were following me on Instagram and checked out my story on Instagram I asked if I should vlog on Instagram? Check it out. But here is the big question does anyone read on Instagram? Or do we just focus on the …

Family Time Single Mom

Single Mom Challenges: Lost Moments

Every day there is a new change that comes to light in our new world of single mom life. Moments that I realized I always thought would be there that are now lost, changed. Not big changes – those were all sudden and hard – but small changes that suddenly hit me here and there. …

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Easy Owl Donuts!
Free Printable Star Wars Valentines
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Healthy Broccoli Salad
Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce
Spaghetti Squash with Peanut Sauce
Easy Owl Donuts!