Happy Birthday Emerson!!!


You’re ONE YEARS OLD today!!!

I just want to thank you for bringing so much love and laughter into my life. Daddy and I are forever changed by you.

Watching you change over the last year has been so emotional for us. Each day is an adventure.

You’re everything I never knew I wanted and now that you’re here I don’t know what I would have ever done without you.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BEAUTIFUL!!

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#BookReview: Beast: A Hate Story, The Beginning Hate Story Duet #1


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Once upon a time, I thought love was a fairytale.

I thought selling myself to a mafia boss was noble. So what if they called him the Beast? I grew up in rags, and he would lift me to riches. All I had to do was give him my soul.

He was punishing. Insatiable. Captivating. Nothing like I expected him to be. Each day my reality blurred, leaving me wondering if I was slave or princess.

The longer I stayed, the more I lost myself to him. Even after every cruelty the Beast visited upon me, I longed for his touch. Even after every savage word he spoke, I begged for his lips. I thought the worst thing he could take was my body. I was too naΓ―ve to guard my heart.

Once upon a time, I thought love was a fairytale.

Now I know better than to speak of happily ever afters.

Beast is the first book in the Hate Story duet. About what it means to fall in love with the person who has absolutely destroyed you, it contains disturbing and graphic situations that may be a trigger for some. Continue reading “#BookReview: Beast: A Hate Story, The Beginning Hate Story Duet #1”

International Women’s Day


I’m not going to bore you with a long post on why this day is important, instead I’ll just show you beautiful pictures to inspire you.

It’s SEW Hard!


SEWING IS HARD!

Why did nobody give me warning?!?! I expected a slight learning curve (See left-handed and always backwards) but it was WAY more than that, everything that could go wrong did go wrong.

I’ll admit, trying to make a bib as my first project wasn’t the best idea. I did have the best intentions though, really! I think there were just too many curves and not enough straight lines. My giddiness to make something amazing superseded everything else. My logic was very unrealistic. I have learned my lesson. Continue reading “It’s SEW Hard!”

Perspective


I just had a wonderful talk with an old friend. We used to work together and I remember having the best conversations with him. We could talk politics, he leans more right, but we respected each other and I always felt that I was learning something from him.

It got me thinking though, has this country always been so divided? I know we’ve always had differing views amongst people, but has it always been so personal? Has it always been that people are unwilling to think or learn anything that differs from their current beliefs?

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Are we, as a species, so afraid to grow that we intentionally create animosity toward anyone or anything that is different from us? Continue reading “Perspective”