The princess of 2017

New Year’s Eve: The celebration of the start of a new year. This is often a time of reflection, where we look back at the past year and note our failures, triumphs and those things we remember in between. Since I woke up an hour earlier than usual, my thoughts are a bit scattered. But…

The card

My mom knows how to read minds. I needed some sign of encouragement this week, and it came in the Mother’s Day card pictured above. I think I’ve said this before, but the past few weeks have been rough. There were days where everything ran smoothly. There were days when the kids seemed to fight…

Germy germs

HOUSE OF AWESOME — As I lean over my stationary bike, I feel it …  the mixture of coleslaw, biscuits, mashed pototoes and fried chicken want to make their way back to the fast food buckets from which they came. I sit up, happy but a little scared. For the past month, someone has been…