Life during the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 26 It’s been two weeks since the Coronavirus reached my city. In my county we have gone from 1 case to 204 cases. Today we are officially under a Stay at Home Order. The Stay at Home Order represents what my life has already been like for the past few weeks. We practice social …

Continue reading Life during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Prepping for the Coronavirus Pandemic

After almost two months of watching the new Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) from afar, it’s officially reached my city. Two people in Charlotte, North Carolina area tested positive for the virus yesterday. Coronavirus Image by CDC COVID-19 reached our state capital Raleigh, North Carolina last week. The city of Charlotte is just two and a half …

Continue reading Prepping for the Coronavirus Pandemic

Watching a Dream Come to Life

I had the pleasure of seeing one of my moms dreams come to reality this week, and it’s been amazing! I’m officially the proud daughter of an author! My mom just went live with the kindle edition of her book, Born, Buried, but Not Dead, and physical copies of her book will be available at …

Continue reading Watching a Dream Come to Life

Road Trip to Florida |Beach Day

Today seems like a good day to reflect on my last vacation. I’ve written about the days leading up to our beach day in Florida. We found ourselves touring the Jacksonville Zoo and historic St. Augustine. We then checked into our hotel in Orlando, unsure about what we’d do next! We knew that we wanted …

Continue reading Road Trip to Florida |Beach Day

Road trip to Florida | Jacksonville Zoo

My husband had the week before Christmas off and we decided to travel to Florida. This would be our first vacation with our son Bryson, who was 5 months old at the time. Our expectations were low and our plans were extremely flexible. The day we left didn't go as smoothly as planned and our …

Continue reading Road trip to Florida | Jacksonville Zoo

The Flu Hit My Household

Monday On Monday afternoon, my husband told me he felt sick. I felt so bad for him, because I knew he had a long day ahead. After a full day of work, he’d go straight to a continuing education class. When he finally arrived home that night, he asked me to take his temperature. I …

Continue reading The Flu Hit My Household

Why I Stopped Blogging

I stopped blogging because my heart wasn't in it. I lost focus of why I started my blog in the first place. It was intended to just be a fun hobby. Everything I wrote was organic. There was no pressure to impress anyone. No expectations that people would even be interested. My blog was parallel …

Continue reading Why I Stopped Blogging

Feeling Under the Weather

I literally went to bed after work this morning feeling fine, and then woke up feeling sick. It started with a scratchy throat and cough. I went back to sleep, and woke up feeling even worse. I have a few ideas about why I'm feeling sick. I did get the flu shot this morning, but …

Continue reading Feeling Under the Weather

The Good Kind of Stress

Stress is something I know too well. It's not something I would usually consider to be a good thing. Today it randomly occurred to me that sometimes it's not so bad. I've been a bit stressed about getting the house ready for our new floors to be installed. I work Thursday and Friday night, and …

Continue reading The Good Kind of Stress