Six Things You Learn As An Experienced Parent

When you first learn you're going to be a parent you can feel so overwhelmed. There are so many choices to make from picking a name, choosing which products to put on your registry and even where and how you plan on delivering your new, precious bundle. As an experienced parent, you feel much more comfortable and you're aware more of your personal parenting style; or at least you're starting … [Read more...]

7 Fire Safety Tips to Help Keep Your Family Safe & Protected

Did you know most house fires happen in January? Did you know that my family lost our home 2007? We were lucky that our family was unharmed, but we lost everything we owned. I've always wanted to put together a post of all the things I learned from the experience that can help you prepare yourself in the event something horrible should happen with these 7 Fire Safety Tips. Many of these things we … [Read more...]

{Wordless Wednesday} 1st Skirt

I'm finally looking at clothing again. I'm trying not to invest in too much but after feeling like I had nothing to wear to a wedding shower last weekend I knew it was time to find some pieces I could wear dressed up or casually. After the shower Gavin had a birthday party and none of the parents stuck around so I took it as an opportunity to head over to TJ Maxx that was just down the road. … [Read more...]


When it comes to weight loss I get so frustrated. Frustrated when the scale isn't moving. Frustrated when I'm not fitting in my fat clothes but not fitting in the smaller size yet either. Frustrated with the weather because when it rains it means I can't hit the trails. Frustrated because I'm still looking at the fat girl in the mirror. Frustrated when no one notices how hard I'm … [Read more...]

{25 Random Facts About Me}

Rules: Once you've been tagged, you are supposed to write a note with 25 random things, facts, habits, or goals about you. At the end, choose 25 people to be tagged. You have to tag the person who tagged you. If I tagged you, it's because I want to know more about you. 1. My first name is Jennifer. 2. My birthday is in May and I think it is the best month of the year. If I could have had my … [Read more...]

The day my house burnt down….

I wasn't going to post about this today. I was going to move on and say it was no longer a date I was going to remember but I think at only 2 years I can't yet forget about it. January 30, 2007 I came home from work earlier and although I thought it was odd that my chimney was whipping smoke and there was smoke coming out of the eaves of the attic...somehow my first guess wasn't that the inside of … [Read more...]

Tag You’re It!

So, I have been tagged by Connie. The game is 6 Randoms Things. Here are the rules: 1. Link to the person who tagged you. 2. Post the rules on your blog. 3. Write 6 random things about yourself. 4. Tag more or less 6 people at the end of your post. 5. Let each person know he or she has been tagged. 6. Let the tagger know when your entry is up. Let's see here.... 1. I like to eat raw … [Read more...]