Weekend Recap

I survived my first full week of work (for this school year). It was a struggle, to be honest…… I legit almost rage quit on Friday morning, so that tells you how it has been thus far #thestruggleisreal

Enough work talk, it’s all about my weekend now!

Friday: Steven worked late, so the kids and I literally laid around the house. I played a video game while the kids played their Nintendo DS’s. Win win for everyone. They also went to bed early because we were all wiped out from getting up “now normal time” for school/work, lol. I went right to my room and put a movie on and fell asleep at a decent time…..

Saturday: my boys went to the soccer fields. Steven is in charge of the referee’s and Dylan refereed four games. Go him! While the boys were away, the girls cleaned up the house. Lots of laundry was tackled too. And out of nowhere, Delaney wanted to make Rice Krispy Treats #sothathappened After the boys got home, we had dinner (I made a new one in the crock pot. Was not too successful, sadly) and then we played two board games and one video game before putting the kids to bed….. LATE for a change! Like 10pm late. #rewardforbeinggoodallweek


Sunday: Went to church in the morning (heard of my favorite songs so that was a plus), followed by going to Dylan’s traveling soccer game (where he had an awesome game and almost scored twice). Then we went to my parents house to help them close their pool. And then, of course, we ate dinner.

Nothing too too exciting, but it was very much needed after the last two weeks I’ve had.

Hope you all had a nice weekend, as well.


This Is How The Summer Went

I’ve NEVER had a summer as craaaazzzzzy as this one!

My kids go to Steven’s summer camp in the same town my parents live. We were working with one car (my 97 Honda Accord can’t do highway driving) so it was just easier to stay with my parents and Steven drop the kids off at camp. And summer camp is a month long!

While we were hanging in my old stomping grounds, we did a lot of fun things: Six Flags Great Adventure, going out to look for Pokemon, iPlay America (an indoor arcade), the boardwalk and swimming in my parents pool a whole lot.

We were home for a week before we went on our big family trip to Myrtle Beach. My sister came up with this idea to rent a house with her family, my family and my parents and stay for a week on vacation. We booked this trip back in February, obviously not knowing that I would have seen my mom for five weeks straight the week before, LOL! We did have such an awesome time down there, and the kids were super sad to leave.

Four days later we were driving to our camping trip. We were driving on the major highway and the engine blew. We pulled over and called AAA. In a five hours time span, we got towed off the highway, parked at a hotel, called around for a rental car, got the rental car, and got my car towed to our mechanic. Then we FINALLY made it to camping right before the sun went down. We set up camp in RECORD time and BAMM! our off the grid camping trip was saved.

Once we dropped the rental car back in NJ, my dad picked us up and brought my family back to his house. Then Steven and I went out and bought a new car (to replace my 97 Honda Accord that is stuck on our driveway pretty much). Now we are figuring out what to do about my car. It needs a new engine which is expensive as all… or to buy a car with the money we were gonna put in to the new engine. Not sure what is best at this point.

God, give me the strength!


A Little Bit of This and That

Hello fellow readers! Today’s post is brought to you by the letter R. R is for random.

I just jotting down some things that are on my mind…..


I’m almost done with the book I’m current reading. A book review will soon follow. The nice weather outside makes me want to sit on the porch and read more…. so expect more book reviews in the near future.


I got an iPhone 6 now. I loved my 5c, but it just started to crap out on me! I couldn’t use the phone up to my hear, it had to be on speaker phone (there was no sound in the ear hole at the top of the phone)… then sometimes it would say ‘headphones’ when I was turning up the volume – but NO headphones were plugged in. Also, I normally get a black Otterbox case, but this time I changed it up and got something girly. I believe the color is called aqua. And strangely enough, I am really diggin’ it!


I fixed up my ABOUT ME page (it was blank, lol), made a WORK WITH ME page (for brands and the like), as well as a CONTACT ME page (my social media info is there too). Please check them out and let me know what you think!


Game of Thrones starts back up on Sunday. I am suuuuuuuuuuuper stoked about it!


I don’t know how to use Bloglovin effectively. I read my blogs through feedly. Is it the same thing really? Hmmmmmm…..


Is it cool to take old posts from your old blog and make them new posts on your new blog? I hope so, because I think I am gonna make that happen.


Hope I get more readers soon.