Category: General Life

15 Things I Thought on My First Day on Snapchat

15 Thoughts I Had on My First Day on Snapchat

According to all of the stuff I’ve read about Snapchap, I’m nearly a decade too old to be their demographic.  However, that doesn’t change the fact that everyone is using it.  I downloaded it once about a year ago and just stared at it, deeply confused.  I have since learned that I am not the…

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Pinterest Thinks I’m a Serial Killer

Pinterest Thinks I'm a Serial Killer

The other day I was perusing pinterest as I tend to do. Everyday. Constantly. My feed was filled with the normal stuff, blog tips, rude memes, and random nerdy shit. But it also had some recommended pins. Now, if you are a blogger or have been using pinterest for more than a week, you are…

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How Old is Too Old to be Childless?

I have never regretted not having children. I am not so old that I can’t still have them, but not so young that people assume we have nothing but time. But the truth is, we don’t plan to have them. I have never wanted them, and neither has my husband. And I am NOT a…

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How We Splurge Responsibly

My husband has not always been great with money and we struggled when we were first married. Add to that a deployment in which they failed to pay us four times in a 10 month period, and actually back to back once, and the fact that we didn’t see that money for another 8 months…

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The Lies Depression Tells you

The Lies Depression Tells You- Remember, depression lies

  I am an emotive person. Sort of. I’m guarded and usually unwilling to truly share who I am with people. But when I’m upset or in some sort of heightened emotional state (happy or sad) I need to express it. Whether that be blogging or talking to my husband. I have always assumed I…

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The Hard Truth: Love is Conditional

The Hard Truth: Love is Conditional

Love should not be conditional, but sadly, so often, it is. Love should be full, and bold, and encompass those around you. It should be so strong an emotion, a feeling, that very little can stop you from loving. Betrayal, hurt, anger, these are simply things to be worked through, but never a reason to…

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How Working Days Killed My Writing

How Working Nights Killed My Writing

I miss working nights. I have always been a night owl. From the time I was young, I have defaulted to staying awake late and sleeping late into the morning. In fact, after having officially converted to a day schedule about 8 months ago, I still sleep until much later in the morning than one…

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