July 4th Is Being Celebrated Here Once Again In The USA, But Not Without Controversy And Here’s Why That’s Ok

Trigger Warnings abound for this one folks. Read at your own risk and try not to lose your minds in the comments and DM’s please! Today is July 4th and that means Independence Day/Birthday for America (USA). But I bet you already knew that. This year the flag and the holiday comes with Controversy and… Continue reading July 4th Is Being Celebrated Here Once Again In The USA, But Not Without Controversy And Here’s Why That’s Ok

Why You Should Care About Britney Spears Conservatorship And What It Means To Women Everywhere. #FreeBritney

The following post is only my opinion. She was 16 when the fame really started to hit for Britney. She was young, beautiful and every boy wanted her and every girl wanted to be her. But with fame at a very young age, things got real and got real quickly. Her romance with hottie Justin… Continue reading Why You Should Care About Britney Spears Conservatorship And What It Means To Women Everywhere. #FreeBritney

When Your Ancestry.com DNA Test Leads To The Lost Colony And Your Husband May Actually Be A Distant Cousin. Just Another Dysfunctional Family Reunion Story.

So I jumped on the DNA Test bandwagon. I’ve heard so many cool stories of finding long lost relatives and crazy family history that I felt I needed to see what’s up my family tree. I recently got my DNA results and not surprisingly I am Mostly English, Scottish and Irish. Shocker. Recently my dad’s… Continue reading When Your Ancestry.com DNA Test Leads To The Lost Colony And Your Husband May Actually Be A Distant Cousin. Just Another Dysfunctional Family Reunion Story.

A Midlife Guide To The Empty Nest Lifestyle While Cheerfully Embracing The Latest Trend of Luxury Apartment Living

We just returned home from a weeks vacation at the coast. Walked in the front door and groaned. We have to start packing for our upcoming move. Ok, we kinda started already but there is so much more to do! What were we thinking? What’s the best way to pack all the wine bottles safely?… Continue reading A Midlife Guide To The Empty Nest Lifestyle While Cheerfully Embracing The Latest Trend of Luxury Apartment Living

This Week We Are On Vacation. The Wi-Fi Sucks But The Margaritas Are Strong.

Every summer we take a break and head to N. Myrtle Beach, SC. Same place, same condo, same friends and family. It is about the only place I can truly relax. So this week I’ll just post some pictures of seafood and ocean views on the Facebook page. I’ll be back next week with more… Continue reading This Week We Are On Vacation. The Wi-Fi Sucks But The Margaritas Are Strong.

Have You Heard Of These Options To Planning Funerals These Days? Not To Be Weird But We Even Included A Checklist.

Midlife Friends, Have you planned your endgame yet? How are you rolling out of this life? I have researched it for you so sit back, grab a cocktail and let’s plan your funeral! (Not weird at all huh?) With the passing of my 100 year old grandmother last year, I decided to research options. Hers… Continue reading Have You Heard Of These Options To Planning Funerals These Days? Not To Be Weird But We Even Included A Checklist.

Stop Letting People Tell You How To Live Your Life. Because You’re A Bad Ass And They Need To Mind Their Own Biz!

A few weeks ago, my friend Susan and I were making TikTok videos using all the filters we could find. We had a blast and couldn’t stop laughing. We literally did this for hours! Do you know how extremely healthy it is to laugh? And to laugh for several hours straight probably added 10 more… Continue reading Stop Letting People Tell You How To Live Your Life. Because You’re A Bad Ass And They Need To Mind Their Own Biz!

Face Masks, Gas Shortages, Locusts Swarms From Underground and Other Fun Stuff That Makes For a Frightful Sci-Fi Movie

Sound like a great movie description on Netflix? Well it’s real life this week here in North Cackalacky (North Carolina). If you’re from somewhere other than here, I know you have seen us on the news. We are the ones showing up in video and pictures with people fighting in gas lines and spitting on… Continue reading Face Masks, Gas Shortages, Locusts Swarms From Underground and Other Fun Stuff That Makes For a Frightful Sci-Fi Movie

Here’s To The End Of A Perfectly Good Pandemic And A Few Things All Humans Should Avoid In The Next One

We are finally closing in on last call for the pandemic. It’s been a weird year and we really need to wrap our heads around everything that has happened to us to find some closure. It’s not been all fun and games but was it really that bad? For some yes. Many died and I… Continue reading Here’s To The End Of A Perfectly Good Pandemic And A Few Things All Humans Should Avoid In The Next One

I’m Not The Best Mom But Please Don’t Tell The Dog.

I’m not the best parent. I don’t even pretend to be. I guess you could say I’m a realist. But my kids are grown, left the nest and they do still visit on occasion. And while I admit to not being the best mom in suburbia, my kids are healthy and for the most part,… Continue reading I’m Not The Best Mom But Please Don’t Tell The Dog.