During my preteen and teenage years, I had my library card memorized so that I could more efficiently log into the online portal to look up books, reserve books, and check to see when my books were ready to be picked up. That's how often I read. As such, I logged many hours reading YA … Continue reading What I’ve Read: The Hundredth Queen
Marvel Phase 2 consists of the movies following all of the chaos in New York in "Avengers" and leading up to the band breaking up in "Civil War". If you missed Phase 1, dealing with the origin stories all the way up to "Avengers", you can check out those films and food here. Marvel Movies and … Continue reading Marvel Movies and Snacks: Phase 2
My first date with Dean was to see 'The Avengers' at a drive-in movie theater in Salt Lake City. I was a fan of the Marvel movies beforehand, due to the aesthetic nature of Chris Hemsworth, but that date really caused me to have sappier and more nostalgic reason for watching Marvel movies more closely … Continue reading Marvel Movies and Snacks: Phase 1
When I was in college, one of my general ed science classes focused on Natural Disasters. As part of the class, we all were assigned a different famous natural disaster in history to research and I was assigned a volcanic eruption in Indonesia in 1815. The eruption of Mount Tambora caused the usual destruction and … Continue reading Sometimes It’s a Volcano
How arrogant do I have to be to feel like the only way for me to progress right now is to become a mother? I am a deeply flawed human being and have no shortage of things to improve on. I have so, so many weaknesses. There are so many ways to occupy my time that will allow me to grow and progress and develop as an individual. And that's what I'm trying to do.
We are one of the many millennial households that have cut the cords on cable. There are so many streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Video that provide us with more than enough entertainment. But having cut the cord, it does mean having to put in a little more effort to find holiday movies.I already put in the time researching, and, in the spirit of the season, I wanted to share my list with you!
I've written on this blog several times about the anxieties, struggles, and pains that have come as we've been trying (and struggling... and failing) to get pregnant for the last while. While I feel like I've been fairly authentic and honest about all of the emotions swirling on this platform, that transparency hasn't translated off … Continue reading In Need of a Time Machine
Today is Day 19 in my Whole30 and I'm on the downhill slope. Last weekend was the hardest, hands down. I just hit a mental wall. This Whole30 thing had been going on FOREVER and I still had another eternity to go and I was just OVER IT. I was ready to be done. Dean … Continue reading Whole30: Over halfway!
It's been over a month since I've blogged. In my defense, it's been a long and very busy month. I started my new job at a new school. I love the school and the people. It's such a positive environment and everything is so wonderful. I'm a Lower Elementary teacher in a Montessori classroom and … Continue reading New Job + Whole30: Recap of the Month
It started as a cheesy, dorky way to incorporate a little more holiday cheer into our newlywed lifestyle, but I didn't ever disclose the WHY.