Category: Just for Mom

Oh, the Places I (want to) Go!

Oh, the Places I (want to) Go!

It’s been too long.  My nomadic tendencies are rearing their multi-cultural heads again.  I am starting to feel the itch to book a flight, pack a suitcase, and head off into the wild blue yonder.  Where would I go?  What would I do and see […]

5 Reasons I’m A-OK With Gray at 40

5 Reasons I’m A-OK With Gray at 40

Everyone has that one special feature, don’t they?  For some, it’s their flawless skin.  Others might be known for their big, beautiful eyes.  Maybe it’s a person’s height, shining smile, beautiful lips, distinctive nose.  For me, though, it’s always been my hair. When I was […]

Early-Onset Tiredness: Are you affected?!

Early-Onset Tiredness: Are you affected?!

Have you experienced any of the following symptoms at or before 7:30 pm? yawning lethargy apathy drooping eyelids general lack of interest in surroundings a need to “just close your eyes for a minute” or “check your eyelids for holes” inability to focus as you […]

Going to a Ball and Rent the Runway: A Recap and Review

Who has two thumbs, rented a cocktail gown, and went to a real-life ball last weekend?  THIS GIRL! The husband and I decided to kick up our heels and support a wonderful cause all at the same time.  Along with another couple, we attended the […]

Favorite Catholic Podcasts for Women

Favorite Catholic Podcasts for Women

If you would have told me a year ago that there were Catholic podcasts to listen to, I’m not sure I would have believed you. If you had told me a year ago that I’d eventually have ten of them set to automatically download to my […]

Trendsend Review #1 — Shoot for the Stars!

Trendsend Review #1 — Shoot for the Stars!

This month, I jumped on the subscription box bandwagon when I signed up for Trendsend by Evereve.  I love clothes and looking cute, but shopping is kind of a pain.  Conditions have to be pretty much perfect for me to actually go anywhere, shop for, […]

Beauty Must-Haves for the Lazy Mama

Beauty Must-Haves for the Lazy Mama

Hair & Makeup Must Haves! There are two things you may or may not know about me. I am high maintenance with my hair and makeup, but I like a simple look. I tend to be rather lazy. Yeah, I know.  It’s a strange dichotomy.  […]

His Silent Start

His Silent Start

Sixteen years ago, I had a baby boy.  I became a mom. This dark haired, dark eyed young man we know now, so tall and loud and confident, made a very quiet arrival into the world.  It was a baptism by fire into motherhood for […]

A Lesson in Love and Reality from a Weekend Away

A Lesson in Love and Reality from a Weekend Away

Last weekend, Greg and I went for a short getaway.  We like to do that every so often.  I’ve written before about why and how we make it happen, and it’s something that really works well for us in our marriage.  These trips we take […]

The “Weight” I Need to Lose in 2018

The “Weight” I Need to Lose in 2018

Here we are, over a week into the New Year, and I haven’t made a single resolution.  In fact, I don’t do New Years resolutions.  At all.  Ever. Call it lazy…complacent…unmotivated.  Call it what you will, but in the immortal words of Popeye, “I yam […]