Things No One Tells You When You’re Young

Normal is just a setting on a dryer. Go ahead and be yourself. If you want to shout or wear mismatched socks or clothes that aren't in style, do it. Whatever the "normal standards" are today, they're really sort of a suggested guideline for the loudest group you're around. If you want to make snow…

I Am Beautiful

I stare into my reflection and admire my green eyes that seem even greener today because I'm wearing a dark colored shirt. I notice my freckles and pinkish skin underneath them, thanks to the sun I got yesterday while outside scrubbing the area rugs. My lips aren't extremely full but not thin, either. They suit…

Hot, Crazy, DIY-Kinda Summer

Today, I had our cave-man internet status upgraded to one more acceptable for the year 2015.Can you say speedy-quick? Not before my search on Google comes back, I'll bet. My husband and all 3 of the boys are in the backyard sweating out all of their electrolytes, as I type this, building what EVERY American…