Dear Single Mama, I see you doing everything – literally everything – with all your heart and all your will… Photo by Erica of EBC Photos Nursing all night or warming up bottles. Doing each diaper change, outfit swap, kitchen cleaning, toilet scrubbing, meal prepping… Read More

I’ve spent the last 3 years building a wall, brick by brick, layer by layer, lathering on the mortar extra thick to make sure the cold or danger wouldn’t creep through a crack, or that a brick wouldn’t fall out exposing the… Read More

[Pre-Chorus] ‘Cause you brought the flames and you put me through hell I had to learn how to fight for myself And we both know all the truth I could tell I’ll just say this is I wish youfare well  [Chorus] I… Read More

It doesn’t really matter where exactly  you pull your inspiration from, as long as you have something that gets you in the groove of a creative spirit, happy soul, or puts that extra oomph in your step.  With Christmas being over and… Read More

The Life of a “Single” TIU Mama

So I say “single” because all of you know I’m married, but my better half is a traveling salesman, so it’s just Tanner & I most of the time. It’s one of those odd dynamics that thankfully works for us, because Kyle… Read More

Surfing Madonna 5k/10k

Leaving footprints in the sand… Yesterday was one of the best fitness-related afternoons I’ve had since we moved here in February. It was a BEAUTIFUL day with temps in the high 70s, a perfect ocean breeze, and time for the Surfing Madonna Run! http://surfingmadonnarun.org… Read More

A few of my favorite things…

Goodness for your soul, goodness for your body… My morning started off with such positive vibes this morning! Mostly because I took a minute of gratitude to appreciate my surroundings and realized I was embodied by so many of my favorite things,… Read More