Growing up with pets

Refer to an earlier post if you want to learn about the zoo that I live in, but now I want to share why I think it is important for [my] kids to grow up with pets. I understand that not everyone likes animals. I know quite a few of those kind of people, actually.…

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Pumpkin Spice ‘Natte’

I may be a white girl. I may be basic, and dare I say, ‘extra’ at times, I have to get something off my chest… I HATE PUMPKIN SPICE! Yeah, I said it! Wow, I feel so much better! But in all seriousness, can someone please explain to me the fascination with this stuff? Is…

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Tips on how to be an *extra* thrifty shopper

There are 2 kinds of people in this world. People who buy things at whole price, and people who always look for a deal. I will tell you, my husband and I are 100% thrifty shoppers. Not only am I a sale shopper, but I VERY RARELY buy things at whole price. You see, with…

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Raising Feminists

I do not talk politics. And I wouldn’t call this a “political” post, but I’m sure it will be the first to raise some eyebrows. There’s your warning. Feminism [by definition]: the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of equality of the sexes. I have never thought of myself to be a “feminist,” mainly…

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How I tricked myself into becoming a morning person

Okay people, I’m going to talk about something that I have been doing for a whopping month & half, and that has changed my outlook on life- waking up EARLY. I know, I know sounds terrible! Believe me, I am NOT a morning person. In fact, I’m quite the opposite. My body does not start…

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My new ’13 to 30′ skin care regimen.

I am so excited to share with everyone about how I FINALLY got control over my less than ideal complexion. Read along if you were like me and looked like a teenager well into adult years! I have been on the struggle bus with acne since junior high! I also suffer from eczema. I’m not…

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Living with ADHD

“Hello, I’m Brittni and I am a mom of a child with ADHD.” I feel like whenever I take my sweet Aislyn into public, I need to have this note on my shirt. That way, when I seem WAY more irritated than I should, people might understand. And I know what you’re thinking, it’s ADHD,…

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Ellen Degeneres

Let’s start this week (or whatever day you are reading this) with a positive read! We all have at least 1 person in the world that we look up to, right? Whether it’s a parent, grandparent, friend, an educator or a celebrity, we have these people that we admire and strive to be like. I…

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Love Languages

We’ve all heard of the Book “The 5 love languages” by Gary Chapman. If you haven’t, I will safely assume you’ve been living under a rock! If you have been living under a rock, let me give a generally run down of the book. Mr. Chapman explores the 5 universal love languages and why it…

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Where were you that September day?

It’s that time of the year again when we remember the most tragic incident in US history. It seems insane to think that it happened 18 years ago. The kids who are now turning into adults were either infants, or not born yet. Every year I stay up till wee hours of the night watching…

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