Deep thoughts, Gratitude, Household, Meals


 Working in healthcare for over 15 years now, I’ve obviously had a ton of experience with sick people. I’ve seen horrible cases in the hospital, of people who just can’t catch a break. Families that suffer and struggle for years with chronic illness. You’d think that everyone who works in healthcare would walk around with a serious skip in their step,…

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Gratitude, Kids, Random, Things I Love


 Sometimes the littlest things add up to make a big difference in your week. WINS: 1. Delegating! Ethan has a well child check this morning (with several shots). The appt. is at 8:45 a.m. Normally, since I “work from home”, I am the default errand-runner/appointment-taker/etc. Technically, yes, it works out better for me, since my hours are flexible. But I…

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Household, Meals, Organization, Recipes

Recipe storage….a possible epiphany?

  I haven’t talked much about cooking/ meal planning on this blog, because generally speaking, my meal planning and cooking style is pretty “fly by the seat of my pants”. We (mostly, I) cook at home often, but it’s honestly not super organized (though I have made more attempts recently to plan our meals).  A few issues: #1: I feel…

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Household, Kids, Weekends

Weekends + the secret to life??

 Our weekend got a bit freed up due to the cancellation of both of Ethan’s soccer games. Apparently, a player on the other team had an exposure to someone with COVID, so out of an abundance of caution, that club decided to halt all play for that team until the boy’s test results come back. It’s a bummer, because it…

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Books, Deep thoughts, Gratitude

A social experiment

 Okay, I gotta share this. It just so perfectly represents something that I think about often, but could never really explain. First- watch this short video clip (if you received this in your email, click through to my site to see the video). It’s only 1 minute long. The gist of it is that you have to count how many…

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