diary of a Mama, Fashionista, & Foodie

Month: October 2017

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

They say having kids makes celebrating the holidays even more fun, and in our house, that is definitely true…especially for Halloween!  I snapped these pictures of us last year as “Gru and Minions” from Despicable Me.                   […]

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Fall Bucket List

Fall Bucket List

I’m going to jump on the bandwagon today and talk about fall, and all those wonderful fall activities that we always look forward to. But, instead of only the usual fall bucket list items, I’m going to add our own little rural twist to it. […]

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National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

I stayed up way too late the other night with a heavy heart, reading and thinking about the things that are going on in the world right now.  Normally, I would say I lead a pretty sheltered life (at least partly by choice)…I don’t pay […]

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Caramel Apple Crock-Pot Dessert

Caramel Apple Crock-Pot Dessert

Hello! Everyone is settling into a beautiful fall and guess what that means…? The crock-pots are coming out!  What better way to warm up from the inside, while the temperatures are cooling down outside than with a slow-cooker meal.  Some favorite slow-cooked meals around our […]

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Eye Surgery Update

Eye Surgery Update

Hello everyone!  Just an update and some info on my PRK a.k.a. refractive laser eye surgery from last week…things went great! However, that doesn’t mean that I’m seeing 100% yet.  With PRK surgery, there is a longer recovery time and unfortunately I am still in […]

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Taking Advantage of Positive

Taking Advantage of Positive

A long time ago, when I was traveling a lot more, I realized that although places can be so different, people are always people, and when you live in a place long enough, it just seems normal. No matter how cool the place is that […]

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