In the beginning of 2020, I made goals for the new year instead of resolutions. It was 4 simple goals to follow throughout the year to improve myself. The goals where to be present, stay healthy, be creative, plan in advance.
Covid has made us adopt to new ways of life, it's brought new challenges and reminded us what is important.
150 Days of Quarantine and Counting . . .
Maarrrrrchh Appppprill Mayyyyyy Juuuuuunnnnee dragged. All those MONTHS dragged. Finally no school, and lots of fun to be had at home. And as always the summer flew. This time my family obeyed the quarantine. We continued not to eat out, order-in, no seeing friends (we did 3 times), not go to the park, no beach,… Continue reading 150 Days of Quarantine and Counting . . .
Easy April Fool’s Jokes – Including pranks to do when you are working remote
With the craziness of Coronavirus on everyone's mind, I am sure no one is thinking about April Fools, but this would be the perfect way to spend the day in self-quarantine. April Fool's Day . . . a fun, harmless day of pranks. I compiled a list of April Fool's to play on your kids,… Continue reading Easy April Fool’s Jokes – Including pranks to do when you are working remote
Coronavirus– Are you prepared?
Anyone getting nervous with everything going on with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) It's on everyone's mind and it should be. Here's what we know. . . Coronavirus has officially become a pandemic as of today. It's spreading at alarming rates. Like most, a few weeks or months ago I brushed this aside. I thought nothing of… Continue reading Coronavirus– Are you prepared?
No Shop October — Recap
October was a no shop month for Markdowns and Letdowns. And then life and the holidays took over. I am finally getting around to my recap. As a self-proclaimed shop/saleaholic no shopping other than food/Halloween started off a nightmare for me. Not adding items to my shopping cart in the store or online frivolously was… Continue reading No Shop October — Recap
Meal Prep– School Year Addition
In just four days, my oldest will be starting kindergarten. The letdown . . . How the heck is she 5 years old? I have mixed emotions from excited to worried and everything you can imagine in between. This past week I started to gear up for the upcoming school year with "meal prep." I have… Continue reading Meal Prep– School Year Addition
End of Summer Fun
My favorite season is coming to a close yet again, the end of summer is upon us. The Letdown. This year, I was lucky enough to spend almost everyday enjoying the best parts of summer with my girls. With only days left until Dylan starts school, I started thinking, what are the best ways to… Continue reading End of Summer Fun
As you know I was let go from my last position, after 10 months of looking and rejection, I decided to take a break from the job hunt. And took on a new role, an unexpected stay-at-home-mom. A role I was apprehensive to take on, worried about my sanity and how I would survive being… Continue reading Unexpected Stay-At-Home-Mom
After nearly 10 years of living in Alex's bachelor pad, we moved to a lovely house in the suburbs of Los Angeles also known as the valley. Ever since we started dating, and I first came to his apartment, I hated it. It was a typical old, 1980's apartment, decorated with old lady paintings. I… Continue reading Life Happens