Christmas shopping-- why is it always stressful? One year it's all gift cards for my family members the next year it's a secret Santa with a minimum of $50+ and then the year after that is nothing. The best is when you adhere to making a gift $50 and then the person who received … Continue reading Holidays with a Hippie, ahem, that’s me
So let's start with November 10th- Veteran's Day Observed Holiday.. in the past few years, it's been photo days.. in 2014 before my hubby went to the academy it was maternity photos and now it's family photo day (I guess it's been family photos since 2014 technically, right?). But my hubby looked some what rough … Continue reading Family Photos, Flyers Game, Disney, Thanksgiving, Black Friday & Small Business Saturday…. Holy Mackerel!
So the 103 tags came and went.. I ended up forgetting 2 items & realized 1 item was stained so I dropped off 100 items & SIXTY THREE, yes 63 (OR if you're like me... 63%) of my items SOLD. And oh, the challenge of becoming PERFECT CONSIGNOR paid off.. The anxiety of it all … Continue reading It’s been a whirlwind of an emotional roller coaster..
That's a whole lotta tags... I want to cry. I always thought consigning was great, I mean it truly is-- please don't think it's not. It is FANTASTIC. This year I am trying to consign. I am super excited about it BUT super sad at the same time. And stressed to the nine's. There are … Continue reading 103 Tags for clothes & about 25 for books
August ended, September flew by & here we are in the beginning of October. My life has been pure chaos & here's some updates in bullet forms: 1 Evil Queen Halloween costume 2 rounds of pneumonia for the husband and toddler starting dance classes 1 round of the flu for the husband 1 round of … Continue reading Skipping September
Back in the day I used to watch VHS tapes, listen to cassette tapes & made mix CDs when I was a teenager... I imagine the creators of VHS tapes had parents in mind... I mean the longevitiy of a movie you'd watch in loop would be.. minimal, right? Eventually the rewind machine would eventually … Continue reading Playing Catch Up With Life..
So it's been a crazy few weeks... Fourth of July happened, two death by suicides in my area on the regional rail that I take to work everyday, a week long experience with some serious night terrors from my toddler, along with buying a PSK from Young Living, and booking a Salt Cave appointment on … Continue reading Hello hippies? Have room for one more?
Okay, so Independence Day has come & gone.. and I have NEVER been happier. Growing up I LOVED fireworks-- fast forward to motherhood and HATING the one thing that used to make me so happy. And I don't hate fireworks, I think I hate the people setting them off, those who wish they were big … Continue reading Baby You’re a Firework….. still.
"Go to college-- make a life for yourself"--- WHAT THAT TRULY MEANS... go to college go into a TON of debt.. and not come out with a job because all of these places hiring want you to have a MASTER'S DEGREE AND ABOUT 5+ YEARS EXPERIENCE. So how do you make a living when you … Continue reading Living With Debt
I now understand why I only ever want to carry a wristlet purse: I HOLD TOO MUCH CRAP. I used to have a two door 93 Chevy Cavalier from my grandparents then upgraded to a 2013 Kia Sportage and then in 2015, just months after my daughter was born I enlarged again to a --- … Continue reading Playing Catch Up