Life and Times of a Mommy(:

I’m baaaaaaaaaaack!!! (I hope….)

Hey guys!! So I’ve gotten kind of behind on all things in my life. I sincerly apologize!!! I miss all my bloggy lovlies!!! Part of it was that my computer has decided to only work in safe mode, which is a total hasle to change. Another part is that I feel like I’m about to keel over from sheer exhaustion at any second. And the last part is the only things that have happened of note aren’t very fun to talk about. Well, one of them is, but I feel like I’m complaining. (Here’s the gist of that one. My sister-in-law and I almost got into a fist fight and I’m no longer speaking to my mother- and father-in-law. And my oldest isn’t allowed over at their house.)

But here’s a quick update. I was nominated for two awards. The Liebster award and the Wonderful Team Membership award. I will eventually get around to writing an award post for both of those. But I didn’t want to swamp you guys with a HUMONGOUS post after being gone for over a month.

Also, my job is going great. It’s a little hectic and crazy. Right now I have about a two inch stack of invoices laying on my desk waiting to be processed and about an inch long to-do list. These invoices are all at least 3 pages long, but I only need like three things of those three pages. And most of the time they are all on the first page. And the inch long to do list might not sound like much but it’s all very time comsuming things that I have to on top of the emails flooding in and making coffee for both floors of my office. But, such is the life of the low (wo)man on the totem pole in the office!

Hopefully, I will be able to catch up on everyones’ lives soon!! I hope everyone is doing ok!! I miss you guys!!


I Forgot Someone!!

Last night I went to bed at like 6:45. Guys. It was great!! But before I went to bed I was cruising Facebook, wondering why, oh why, do I still have this drama filled pit of despair?! And then I ran across one of my friend’s updates that they had liked a blog. A WordPress blog. So I clicked on it. I found a touching, tearful, scary, messy new blog to follow. The author of the blog is a mommy of three. Recently, she went through something that I hope I never have to experience. I would collapse in a puddle of hysterics, crawl into a hole, and never come out. Even though I have two kids. Jill, the author of this blog, is a strong, beautiful, amazing woman. Much stronger than I am. So, I wanted to award her the Shine On award. If someone was ever more diserving of this award it’s her. (I’m going to let her tell you guys her story. So go check out her blog!!)


Jill, I’m going to waive one of the rules, so you don’t need to mominate 15 other blogs. Unless you want to. But you do have to display this award on your blog and tell us seven things about yourself. Well, you don’t have to. But if you want to we would love to hear (read) them!!!


Guess what guys?!

Iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiits Moooooooooooooooooooondaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D!!!

Just kidding I’m really not that excited about it. First I didn’t go to sleep till like one this morning. So then I coulnd’t get up this morning. And last night while I couldn’t sleep, I washed my make up brushes. Seriously guys, they were dis-gus-ting. When I wash them out I use a tad bit of whatever oil I have (the recipe thing actually calls for olive oil, but when you are broker than a joke, you use what ya got), a tad bit of dish soap, and a tad bit of water. I stir it up with my finger and then I start swirling my brush in it. Then I rinse in luke warm water and lay them out to dry. You are supposed to hang them to dry, but again, I’m broke so I use what I got, which happens to be a dish towel. So I finally drag my lazy ass outta bed and take a shower and what not. Then the next morning I use them like normal.

Well. Apparently, I wasn’t paying attention to rinsing them. Because this morning when I was putting on my foundation, my face got uber oily and greasy. By the time I got done putting my base one, there was soap coming out of my brush. Awesome right?! My solution was the obvious choice. Rinse the brush out. Which I did, before I put on my powder. I realized my mistake after the fact of course. So then I used my blush brush that really needs to be retired. So make make up looked like crap. And my eyeliner looked like a four old did it. Then, I realized I didn’t have anything for breakfast, or lunch, other than pretzels. And I was totally swamped all afternoon at work. On top of being tired.

Buuuuuuuuuut!!! An amazing thing happened!!  I was nominated for an award!! It’s called the Shine On Award. The comment that was left about it totally made my day!! Ms. Jane from Jane’s Journal nominated me!! Totally just made my Monday a jillion times better so thank you oh so much ma’am!!!

"This is beautiful.. I love your blog because as someone with no children (yet!) I gain a gorgeous insight into the life of a Mam, it’s lovely to see the love you have radiate from your words! I’ve nominated you for a Shine On Award, congratulations."

“This is beautiful.. I love your blog because as someone with no children (yet!) I gain a gorgeous insight into the life of a Mam, it’s lovely to see the love you have radiate from your words! I’ve nominated you for a Shine On Award, congratulations.”


1. Display the award logo on your blog.

2. Link back to the person who nominated you.

3. State 7 things about yourself.

4. Nominate 15 other bloggers for this award and link to them.

So I’ve displayed my beautiful award and I’ve linked up to the amazing Ms. Jane. So now for 7 things about myself… Gah…

  1. I’m currently watching the Friday Night Lights series on Netflix.
  2. I don’t think this show is as good as the movie.
  3. I’m on a 1,200 calorie diet to lose a few pounds.
  4. I’m sucking like crazy at it most of the time.
  5. I’m having a crazy hard time coming up with stuff.
  6. I’m super tired.
  7. I need to go to bed.

Now, to nominate 15 blogs. Oh lord…..

  1. Alicia. Because we both need a pick me up like this from time to time.
  2. Arden. Because she has me rolling on the floor on Caturdays and Stupid News Day.
  3. Dad, It’s Ok! Because that little girl of his. Guys, she is the cutest thing ever!! It makes my ovaries hurt!!
  4. A Regulat Cup of Joe. Guys, he’s an amazing blogger!! He’s currently away from his blog but I hope he gets back soon!!
  5. The Hook. This one doesn’t need an explination. If you haven’t checked him out, DO IT!!! NOW!!!
  6. Miss Four Eyes. Because she’s amazing!!
  7. Carley from Finding Gravity. I think she might be on a hiatus too, but she’s a pretty awesome blogger too!!
  8. My blog sister. Because one, she has book reviews. And two, we are bloggie sisters!!!
  9. Michelle. Her story is amazing and she puts an intersting and funny twist on having breast cancer.
  10. The Stoner who’s not really a Stoner. Because he is random, and random people are AMAZING (:
  11. Candace. Because she’s a mommy and all mommies need something like this!
  12. Jules. Just because she’s awesome!
  13. Vicki. Mommy mishaps. Need I say more?
  14. Alice. She’s Alice in Wonderland. What more do you need?
  15. Icescreammomma. She is amazing!! I love her twist on life!

And, that is all for now folks!! Have a great night!! I’m going to go congratulate all these amazing people and then pass out!!!

P.S. Guys. Sorry if there are typos! I should have been in bed hour and a half ago…