2020, it's been a strange year. Ups and downs. Toilet paper and meat shortages (which, PSA, you can survive off zero meat, folks, but zero TP, I don't want to try). We've evaluated our lives and then reevaluated them. Tried to figure out what the eff is happening. Who we are and what was going on. It truly was a year unlike any other I've seen (and hopefully ever see again).
Listen, I know some of y'all haven't finished your Christmas shopping. Ron (that's my brother), I'm talking to you. But, that's okay, your secrets are safe with me. Here are some super last-minute Christmas gift ideas you can peruse and purchase immediately without having to leave your home. Best part is that there's something for every price point. Most of them can be tailored to what you specifically want to spend. Here goes!
While attempting to entertain ourselves and our children on the RV ride back from our trip to the Smokies, we started rhyming about dinosaurs. Albino dinos, at that. When we got home, my sister-in-law and I decided we were going to make a YouTube video for a song for the new genre of ‘Kids Music That Doesn’t Suck’ all about this dinosaur. Well, I quickly took this and decided instead of making a song (I suppose we still could ha) I was going to write a little children’s book.
One of my best friends (been friends for 2/3 of our lives), Taylor, got married in Pensacola a few weekends ago. With COVID and Hurricane Sally there really were some wrenches thrown in the mix.
It’s been too long since I've done one of these. My apologies! Here's to the last few days of October! Happy Halloween weekend! What are your lasts?
Due to COVID and the ridiculousness that’s been 2020, this sweet couple, Jake (who Jeff met in college) and Jen, had to drastically trim their guest list and change their wedding plans, so we were thrilled to be included in celebrating their specifically day. And who doesn’t want an excuse to go to Colorado?! We …
Pfeiffer enjoyed the tradition I have of celebrating her birthday all month long. She loved it! She’s continued to ask, “it’s my birthday month?”, in which of course I know how to tell her it’s October. But she then says, “it’s Issac’s birthday month?”, who is a friend in her class who must have an upcoming birthday hah She’s a hoot.
So we had planned to be in Iceland with friends and family for my 30th birthday trip but thanks to the ‘rona, that was out so we decided to stay close and take a RV trip. I’ve wanted to take a RV trip for awhile now so it worked out well as a backup. Anyways, …
So I’ve touched on my feelings of dealing with anxiety and depression in previous posts but here’s a little more of a quick breakdown. The first time I remember struggling with depression was in college and then significantly again postpartum but I’ve struggled with anxiety probably the majority of my life, I just may have not realized to label it that.
Celebrating Mother’s Day 2020 and rereading this great book my mom gave me when I was pregnant, Motherhood: 55 Reflections on What It Means to Be a Mom. I could highlight almost every quote in the book but picked a few to share with y'all today. Enjoy!