Be Happy – “Think Positive” Challenge

“Carrie, why do you have to always be so negative?”

I have no idea. I think I’ve always been that way. I don’t call myself a pessimist. I’m a realist. I really did believe that for so long. I knew sometimes I could be negative about things, but who doesn’t? The rest of the time, I was just keeping it real. Continue reading


First Day of School


Well parents… it’s that time again. Time to go back to school! But for me and many others, it is the first day of school for their kids… ever. What’s crazy is that this may be the one and only time that I ever go through this. I don’t plan to have any more children. As much as I love my munchkin, he is hard to handle and is like having three kids at once some days. And then there are some days when he’s easy. Most days though, he’s a wild child.  Continue reading

We Went Fishing! Caught A Duck & A Kid


We finally got around to going fishing this year, and boy was it an adventure! Kal-El has been bugging us all summer to go fishing, but between my husband still trying to get used to night shift (7PM – 7AM!) and a couple bad paychecks, we just haven’t been able to. Well, on August 8th we decided it was a beautiful day to go fishing. The sun was only partially out, not too brutal. It wasn’t quite 80° outside. Chris had enough sleep. We didn’t really have the extra money for me to get my fishing license, but to hell with it. Let’s go!

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