Ode to 2020

2020 was many things. For a lot of people it was a terrible unthinkable year full of uncertainties. I can’t say that 2020 was perfect. We were fortunate. We were lucky. I worked from home 47 days. Gifted days with my family I never would’ve had. 2020 was a year with a theme song, “IntoContinue reading “Ode to 2020”

Covid-19 Wrong Message?

I don’t deny that Covid-19 is real and that it’s really making people sick and taking peoples’ lives healthy or not but I do have a question? Why has there been so much more push for people to wear masks, isolate, bunker down, quarantine, social distance, get a vaccine, and wash your hands and notContinue reading “Covid-19 Wrong Message?”

14 things I learned during my 14 day Quarantine

Amazon stands for AMAZING. I have no doubts about Amazon’s wealth. Let’s face it Amazon deserves it. There were so many things I got a great deal on that came in a matter of a few days. Plus customer service is unmatched. It made a huge difference. Stay Busy This includes the kiddos. Keep theContinue reading “14 things I learned during my 14 day Quarantine”

Back to School 2020 Style

It’s been a full week back to school with students in the building. Now that I can officially say I’m a teacher during a pandemic, it’s been a little strange. Our school district decided to give families the opportunity to choose between in person learning and remote/virtual. This is great don’t get me wrong. SoContinue reading “Back to School 2020 Style”

Vacationing During a Pandemic

I know…pretty dumb, right? I do not promote or encourage you to embark on vacationing out of your community during a pandemic. Do what you believe is right or based on your own circumstances or what’s permitted in your area. Our family is considered low risk and we have been trying to keep our immuneContinue reading “Vacationing During a Pandemic”

Is it Safe to Return to School?

Will we ever experience ‘normal’ school again? There is an ugly scary truth looming over my future…everyone’s future…the future of our children. Back to school time carries an entirely different meaning in the year 2020. Is it safe to return to school? Within the next few days or weeks children and staff will be returningContinue reading “Is it Safe to Return to School?”

Into the Summer of NO

Summer is right around the corner and honestly I don’t know if I’m supposed to be excited for it or leery of what lies ahead. Our local pools officially announced that none of them would open, some firework shows have already been cancelled (The 4th of July is still almost two months away) there’s limitedContinue reading “Into the Summer of NO”

Dear Target, We Miss You

Dear Target, Our family misses you. If you’ve been social distancing for a few months now you may also be experiencing a strange feeling of loss. I know, I know only a third world problem right? Not only do we miss seeing people, play areas, parks, zoos, going out the dinner, the movie theaters, butContinue reading “Dear Target, We Miss You”

Going to the Movies at Home?

While we were grateful to see our local drive-in recently open back up at 50% capacity, as a family we are still keeping an eye out for the early access movies on Disney + or looking at renting or rent-to-own digitally at home. What’s your stance on buying or renting from home? Just a fewContinue reading “Going to the Movies at Home?”