Why do I write?

Why do I write?

When I first started my blog back in 2004 (has it really been 10 years now? ), it started as an experiment in curiosity. Social media was in its infancy and blogging was pretty new on the horizon. Back then , people were starting blogs to share their voice, say the things that they wanted [...]

16 years

K, Tammy, Dan and Beck

Last week, my husband and I recently celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary. 16 years married… hard to believe. Some days it seems like it hasn’t been 6 years and other days it feels that he’s been a part of my life forever. (that’s a good thing y’all) We’ve been through many serious ups and downs [...]

I got bit by the travel bug


I just love planning trips for our family vacations. I’ve definitely become a loves-to-travel type of girl. I love getting out of our normal way of life and experiencing some adventure. I love visiting new places, meeting new people and seeing different areas of the US. I know most of this love of adventure is [...]

Let’s have some fiction shall we ?


I’ve been working on writing a book lately as one of my 2014 goals and I thought why not share some of my non-blogging-full-of-fiction-writing with you! Here is a bit of writing that I recently did as part of a writing prompt exercise  called The Last 30 minutes. Let me know what you think … [...]

5 goals for 2014


I know many people this time of the year are making and breaking resolutions. Personally, I don’t believe in resolutions. Goals are more realistic and sets you up for success. After all isn’t the point of resolutions is to make a permanent change to better yourself, your life,etc. Adventure. Love. Write. Earlier this month, I [...]