Flashback Friday: Motherhood, 2011

Today's Flashback Friday is dear to my heart. It's one of the original reasons for this whole blog. I became a mom in 2011 with the birth of my daughter. It's been the best, most challenging, loving, tiring, uncertain, and amazing adventure I'll ever have. I'm forever grateful to God for blessing me with motherhood. … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Motherhood, 2011

Flashback Friday: College Graduation, 2004

This Flashback Friday features one of my best achievements as an adult: college graduation. The light blue tassel represents the Education department. I changed my major 3 or 4 times, so it took me a few more years than my friends to finally graduate. I went from a university, to a city college, then back … Continue reading Flashback Friday: College Graduation, 2004

Flashback Friday: Raiders Game, 2016

I love football. The crowds, the noise, the incredible plays, the athleticism, the rivalries... In that stadium, greatness is up for grabs. By the end of the night, one team ends up taking home the glory. I'm talking about the American variety of football, although I do love soccer, too. The Super Bowl is done … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Raiders Game, 2016

Flashback Friday: Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2015

Hello, readers! If you're new to my blog, welcome! If you're a return visitor, thanks for coming back. It's time for another Flashback Friday! Back in 2015, my husband and I enjoyed a 3-day weekend in lovely Napa Valley for Valentine's Day. While we were (somewhat) in the area, I made sure that we visited … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Charles M. Schulz Museum, 2015

the good, the bad, and the ugly of the holidays

The idea for this post came from my cousin, Jen. Her suggestion came at a time when I was running out of ideas, so she saved me from writer's block and/or writing about something lame. Thanks, Jen! She might guest-write a post for me one of these days, so be sure to check back! The … Continue reading the good, the bad, and the ugly of the holidays

Making Memories

Isn't it interesting how memories are made? Sometimes, you make them intentionally. This could be done with taking part in traditions or attending special events. Sometimes, they happen out of life's circumstances and seemingly random events. There are happy memories, such as graduating from college. There are sad memories, such as a loved one passing … Continue reading Making Memories