Give me your~ Bad Mom-ism’s

We all have those days where we just aren’t feeling Mommy-ish. I will preface this by saying; I love my sweet, kind, funny family and cherish being a stay-at-home mom. But in “real life” most days, I and I’m sure you, if you’re being truly honest want to grab your children by their toes and swing…

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My Hubby’s Annoying Addiction! 

My hubby has a very bad habit, obsession, dare I say, an annoying addiction that we’ve never shared with anyone. I cannot, I will not keep his dirty secret any longer. He repeatedly, incessantly, literally nonstop shows us videos, memes or photos from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram (new fave). You’re probably thinking “Wow, the…

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Full Moon, Anyone?

Last evening while driving home, I noticed a full moon. I said to my teenage son sitting next to me, o.k. on the count of 3, we’re are going to howl at the moon

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Happy Father’s Day!

Daddy, you’ve given me two things, one is roots, the other’s wings! I love you bunches❤️! Daddy & Ryan~  What Makes a Dad God took the strength of a mountain,  The majesty of a tree,  The warmth of a summer sun,  The calm of a quiet sea,  The generous soul of nature,  The comforting arm…

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I’m a Runner/Imposter!

It’s funny when I hear the word runner, I tend to think slim, muscular, totally fit people. I run, therefore I am a runner, but sometimes I don’t think the term “runner” applies to me, I almost feel like an imposter. I tend to run themed runDisney races; whoa, Disneyphiles, don’t get your Mickey ears…

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Funny Memory

My family and I were laughing the other day as we recalled a funny memory that I’d like to share and most of you can relate. Picture this SCENARIO~ I’m at work and receive a call from my hubby Ryan whom was home alone caring for our young son, Logan. He shared with me that…

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Cruise Port Excursions in Nassau, Bahamas

  Atlantis Resort -Day Beach Pass~ Atlantis Paradise Island is an ocean-themed resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. It features a variety of accommodations built around Aquaventure, a 141-acre waterscape, which includes fresh and saltwater lagoons, pools, marine habitats, and some of the sickest water slides. You can get to Atlantis multiple ways, by…

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You know you’re old when!

While watching a t.v. show the other night, tornado warnings flashed across my program and I thought “Odd, I didn’t know we were having bad weather!” Then after several unfortunate minutes, I realize that I was watching a pretaped program and it was a weather update from a few days ago…..drrrrrrr You look everywhere for your…

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Don’t Drown, Turn Around~Flood 2016!

I thought April showers brought May flowers! I guess the month of March got confused with Punxsutawney Phil not seeing his shadow and sprung Spring and its rain a bit early and a lot heavy (say that three times in a row.) It’s been a tumultuous month thus far with massive amounts of rain falling…

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Twisted Tuesday!

   So my hubby received a call today from Kingston,Jamaica. He answered and the person on the other end said “Yeah mon, this is Publishers Clearinghouse!”~ My hubby stopped him right there realizing it was a scam and said “Publishers Clearinghouse isn’t in Jamaica mon and hung up, laughing!”  

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Ryan~ I love my life because it gave me you. I love you because you are my life.           Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart. Happy Valentine’s Day Family and Friends.

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Happy 70th Birthday Mama!

      70 today but just 21 in celsius. Woot! Have a blessed day, but I’m sure you will, because I, Dawn the Great will be with you….I love, love, love you very much! You’re are the best lookin’ 70 year old I’ve seen.

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The World of Christmas!

Christmas celebrations from across the globe Mexico~ Christmas trees are becoming more popular in Mexico, but the main, most important decoration is still the Nacimiento (Nativity Scene). Norway~ Christmas Eve is the time when presents are exchanged. The gifts are sometimes brought by Santa Claus (called ‘Julenissen’ in Norway). Presents are also brought by the…

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Do’s and Don’ts of Disney!

My family and I have enjoyed Disney vacations for the past decade or so. Sometimes we’re lucky enough to visit the most magical place on earth a few times within the year. With that said, there are lots of things you should know when visiting the parks. Don’t worry, I’m only going to share a…

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I HATE it when!

1. I get cheese stuck under my finger nail. 2. A bowling ball smushes one or all of my fingers. 3. My hubby’s light bulb goes out in his lamp on his side of the bed and days go by with no change. Doesn’t it bother him?????? 4.When a commercial comes on five times louder than the original tv…

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#TBT Throwback Thursday!

   My brother A.J.’s Army Basic training graduation, in Columbia, South Carolina. 1990

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Odd Things in Common!!!

   What do these items have in common, Clippers, Bottled Water, Pirate eye patch, One Q-tip, Headset and Green Zombie mixture?!?!?! My daughters mess atop the bathroom counter.

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Twisted Tuesday

  My hubby (nasty from kayak fishing) surprised me last night and brought his “daily catch” into our bedroom~ lucky me….I had to take a photos because~ who really does that!!?!!! The fish smell lingered a while, EW! 

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Is this WEIRD?

To this day my parents like to joke and tell me they found me in a basket on their doorstep when I was a baby:( Is this WEIRD? I can answer that myself, YES it’s weird…………

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Flashback Friday

 Me (before I became a blonde) and my brother A.J. (Pimpin’ in his fly bow tie) Easter a long time ago! I still hold my Disney Doooney the same way…..no wonder my backs messed up, LOL!

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Hubby’s just don’t know when to quit………

Let me catch you up to speed on yesterday’s brutal attack on my psyche~ I’ve had severe lower back pain for three days in a row, so much so I’ve had to resort to my dads back brace, Blue Emu cream and multiple Ibuprofen every 4-6 hours to function upright. My hubby has called me…

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Gestures that are “HOT” when you’re married!

~Gestures that are “HOT” when you’re married. It might not be the fairytale you dreamt, but this is the real in reality: When my hubby cleans out the garage without asking him too! In the same day he picks out two perfectly sized yellow mums for the front porch, H-O-T, HOT!! He texts “I love you” to…

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Happy 82nd Birthday Daddy!

     To the world you are a Dad, to our family you are the World! Happy 82nd Birthday Daddy………

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Flashback Friday

   Logan & Peyton 2004 at Walt Disney World Resort, where else…..such cuties:)

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Throwback Thursday

   I’ve probably used this picture already but it’s so darn sweet, it’s worth it! Easter 2002

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Happy 16th Birthday Logan

   Our little boy is growing up and for young girls on this special birthday they celebrate their “Sweet 16.” I told Logan this could be his “Swell 16”, “Super 16”, “Stupendous 16” or better yet his “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious 16”   Happy 16 birthday whichever you choose Logan, we love you a bushel and a peck…

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Is this WEIRD?

I said “Hey Peyton, look at those hay bales, don’t you just want to tackle one of them? “NO” she said, then I said “They look fun, what about shoot an arrow in the center of one? “NO” she said once again, what about a karate kick, now that would be fun. “No, I don’t want to do any…

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Throwback Thursday 

   My sis & I in California for the “Price is Right” game show with Bob Barker before he retired! Woot:)

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Quote of the Day!

   @A family that mani-pedi’s together~ stays together!” Yes the hubby, I & Peyton! (No polish on hubby)

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Disney Bound

   Disney bound! Happy 4th everyone:()

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I HATE it WHEN!

     1. Someone drags their feet (shoes) across the floor and it makes that swish, swish, swish noise! I call it a lazy walking….pick up those feet. 2. I’m retrieving groceries from my car and the Coke Zero 2 liter bottle rolls out the back of the trunk, all the way down the driveway…

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