Category: Family

Enjoy Life Now

Today marks nine years since my Dad moved on from this world. Five years ago, this day I brought Monkey home for the first time on a 70 degree sunny day with my Dad shining down. This day signifies quite a bit in my life, and how fitting for today,...

Gluten Free Bread #Fail

Today is officially Monkey’s 5th birthday. I cannot believe where I was 5 years ago and what was going through my mind overnight and into the wee hours of the morning. I am still amazed at how quickly, yet slowly, this time has gone. He’s grown into an amazingly hilarious...

Eight Days into the 8Safe Elimination Diet

It’s been over an entire week now since I’ve started the 8Safe Elimination Diet. Eight days in and I’m feeling somewhat better. I had attempted it last spring but gave up after 1-2 weeks in due to personal distress and a death. An elimination diet that eliminates the top 8 food...

I am Going to Quit Running

At exactly 5 am every day little feet pitter patter down the hallway, yells and laughs bellow out of Crab’s room, the shower faucet springs to action, and light seeps into our bedroom; so there is truly no sleeping through it all. Luckily, on the weekends, there is no alarm...

7 Days of Crochet: Duckling Hat

I didn’t get a chance to take an “official” photo of the duckling hat I made for my brand new nephew. I gave it to my sister-in-law at the beginning of November for her sprinkle. I had to work it up quick to get it ready in time! It turned...