• Dealing with Depression and Hardship during the Holidays
    Christmas,  Mental Health

    Holidays are HARD for those feeling loss or hardship

    Almost a year exactly before my mom passed away, she had a bad fall leaving her with a head injury and a broken femur. We almost lost her then but miraculously she pulled through. I am so thankful because it gave her more time with us. When she got out of physical rehab she came to stay with me. She believed that I was helping her, but neither one of us realized at the time that she was helping me by giving me more memories to hold on to now that she’s gone. One night she and I were sitting in my living room in front of the Christmas tree…

  • Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland
    Holidays,  Holidays,  Travel

    Frankenmuth, Michigan: Must see places during your weekend getaway

    Frankenmuth, Michigan: Must see places during your weekend getaway Christmas is a year round affair in the small quaint town of Frankenmuth, Michigan. Known as “Little Bavaria,” Frankenmuth is the number one tourist destination in Michigan. Of course one of the most well-known attractions in this town is Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland. Bronner’s is the world’s largest Christmas store, and let me tell you….it’s definitely HUGE! We were there for several hours and I still don’t think we saw everything! It’s so much more though… Bronner’s is definitely the #1 must see in Frankenmuth, but this little town is so much more though! We just took a weekend trip from here…

  • Bow Box Subscription
    Fashion

    Bow Box Monthly Subscription Review

    Bow Box Monthly Subscription Review So as a mom, I want the same thing every other mom out there wants….her children to have all the cute things possible but without breaking the bank. So, when it comes to buying little extras I want to make sure my money is well spent. I’ve always been a subscription box addict…makeup, clothes, shoes, etc. (Yes, I will be doing a post soon on my fave subscription boxes for us mommies/women!)  There is just something super fun about getting mail every month, knowing that what’s inside is a total surprise! So when I found out that there was really a monthly box completely devoted…

  • Depression
    Health & Beauty,  Mental Health

    You are not alone…Depression affects us all

    You are not alone…Depression affects us all Have you ever felt depressed? Felt like the enjoyment and happiness of your daily life is non-existent. Or you feel too exhausted to do the things you normally love? I’ve been there. There are so many causes…. Having a new baby and struggling with postpartum depression. Being a mom and wife, and stretched so thin that she doesn’t have time for herself Going through a divorce or breakup Staying in a strained, unhealthy, or abusive relationship Dealing with a sick family member or the death of a loved one Job issues or a stressful career the list goes on and on.. Whatever your…