My Hands Smell Like Pennies & Cheap Jewelry

I have a confession. When we moved from Savannah to Raleigh over two years ago, I went from full-fledged Paleo princess to a Paleo pauper. I was on and off the wagon with sugar being my main, nearly daily indulgence. I would go through periods of perfection and then just slip back into bad habits […]

The Things You Want to Know, but Don’t Really Want to Know – Part 2 – Rectal Prolapse and Gut Disorders

This is the continuation of the medical drama we’ve had with Grady this week. If you haven’t read part 1, you really might want to start there to know what we’ve been dealing with. The short story is that Grady was rushed to the ER on Thursday night with rectal prolapse and I bled all […]

The Things You Want to Know, but Don’t Really Want to Know – Part 1 – Swollen Junk & Rectal Prolapse

DISCLAIMER: I am using pet names for privates in this post because there are creeps in the world and while we use the anatomical names at home, I’m using pet names here because I don’t want some John coming to my site looking for a good story, if you know what I mean. It has […]

How to Lose Your Sanity and Subsequently, How to Keep it

How to Lose Your Sanity and Subsequently, How to Keep it

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Iamprotective   I’ve written the future New York Times Best-Selling book on “How to Lose Your Sanity”. Your free preview is here. Shoot, this isn’t actually a preview, it’s the book in its entirety, minus the stunning illustrations done […]

Blood Orange Glazed Alaskan Salmon {Recipe} with Seminole Pride Noble OJ

Blood Orange Glazed Alaskan Salmon {Recipe} with Seminole Pride Noble OJ

This post has been sponsored by Seminole Pride™ Noble® juice, but the recipe is my own, as is the sordid tale of my life on both ends of this great nation. I might have been born in Florida, but I was raised in Alaska, the state that settled itself well into my soul and anchored itself […]

Working at the Beach – It’s How I Roll With the Trio AXS & T-Mobile Free Data!

Working at the Beach – It’s How I Roll With the Trio AXS & T-Mobile Free Data!

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions about this #TabletTrio are my very own. Have you seen those memes floating around about how moms be like: Woohoo! Kids are back in school! You guys, that is totally me. I mean, I think I probably said that out loud and someone […]

Ad: How to Be a Great Auburn Fan & a 5-Ingredient Italian Tuna Wrap {Recipe} for Tailgating

Ad: How to Be a Great Auburn Fan & a 5-Ingredient Italian Tuna Wrap {Recipe} for Tailgating

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. ‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice lattes, hot wings, pumpkin beer, wood burning furnaces, falling leaves, and COLLEGE FOOTBALL! To which my main thought is: War Eagle! With our recent move to the Florida panhandle, we’re back in Tiger territory and […]

The Underachiever’s Guide to Organizing Paperwork & How to Add Sparkle to Your Desk

The Underachiever’s Guide to Organizing Paperwork & How to Add Sparkle to Your Desk

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AddSparkle I know it seems like I’m totally perfect, but the truth is, I’m really far from it. Wait, wrong blog. Y’all know I’m nowhere near perfect, and I’m not afraid to admit it. Everything is not coming up […]

Why I Won’t Stop Talking About Robin William’s Death

Why I Won’t Stop Talking About Robin William’s Death

Robin Williams has been dead for 24 hours and people are already talking about how insignificant his death is, how ridiculous it is that people are mourning his death, how stupid people are for focusing on the death of a celebrity rather than the turmoil in the Middle East. I have a few friends who […]

Summer Beauty – How to Get Perfect Beachy Curls & Waves {Hair Tutorial}

Summer Beauty – How to Get Perfect Beachy Curls & Waves {Hair Tutorial}

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WalgreensBeauty #CollectiveBias I have a dirty blonde little secret, and it’s that I’m naturally blonde.  Not the lovely golden or platinum blonde that most women parading around have, more like the dirty dishwater ash blonde that is often […]