Shitty Pancakes and Bob Ross

Sunday is my best friend. It’s my only day off, and I usually spend my Sundays just chilling around the house.  
Last night, both of my kids had friends sleep over. Four teenagers and two eight year olds. My house is a disaster, but my heart is full.  
I love these kids. All of them.  

I got out of bed to make blueberry pancakes. They were horrible. Half were burnt. Half were undercooked. But at least I tried, right?  I’m no Betty Crocker.

‘These are shitty pancakes,’ My daughter’s friend told me. I probably shouldn’t have encouraged that language. But the statement was true, and I laughed so hard I had tears. Then I got some factory made frozen pancakes out and we ate them right out of the microwave.

The kids are all outside, playing in the sunshine now. I’m laying on the couch, watching “Chill with Bob Ross,” on Netflix and falling in love with his calm voice, encouraging me to create my life anyway that I want it. He says, ‘If you want a big tree, paint a big tree. If you don’t want one, don’t paint one. Let’s not make things complicated.”
I absolutely needed to hear that.  

I wish every day was Sunday.


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Little Moon Talks

Deep thinking, wine drinking, lover of the moon. I started this blog after going through one of those explosive break ups that broke my mind just as bad as it broke my heart. I had to write my story out, so I could understand it. I was surprised at how healing the experience of sharing my story could be. So I kept writing. And I kept healing. I am a typical Midwestern single mother, who has been blessed with the task of raising a couple of sassy little feminists. My friends say I'm eccentric. They are probably right. I work in a cubicle during the week and am a massage therapist on the side. I also I write an astrology blog on Facebook and sell readings on Etsy and sometimes in person for the locals. I love this blog. It functions as a release valve for all the emotions I don't have time to process. It's also a way for me to put my wicked awesome iPhone photography skills to good use. I love my astrology blog as well, but wanted an outlet for more personal topics...the little conversations I have in the middle of the night when it's just me and the moon. I am passionate about empowering women, cultivating self worth, marijuana, wine, and my lifelong quest to understanding relationships. Thank you for checking out my page. I wish to remain somewhat anonymous here, but in return I promise to bleed my heart out into each and every blog I post.

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