So we are prepping for baby #2, and by "we" I mean me. We still need to put together the bassinet and the dresser and with my hubs being deployed I am relying on my dads help. Of course because I have something I want him to do he is super busy. So I have… Continue reading Pre-Post Partum Shopping
I don't know at what point in my life that asking for help became a sign of weakness but geez I'm horrible at it. Even when people ask me if i need help I'm so often the first to tell them I'm fine. I need to be okay with asking for help. I need to… Continue reading Asking Help IS Okay.
I am a daydreamer. Sometimes I pretend money grows on trees and that chores and goals will complete themselves. But they won't. Today's affirmation is to live in the present. keep the daydreaming to a minimum, take inventory at the beginning of the day of what needs to be done, and appreciate the little moments.… Continue reading Affirmation Day 2: Live in the Present
Every new year the diets begin and the gym pass memberships increase. Back in the fall Rachel Hollis challenged her followers to give something 100% for the last 90 days. If you were going to diet this year and you haven't lost your goal weight or haven't reached your goals at work... this was the… Continue reading Affirmation Day 1: Its A New Day
So I have gone camping my entire life. We were blessed enough to have Grandparents that loved the outdoors and had a trailer so they would take us every summer to the Mountains to escape the heat of the Inland Empire. Later on in my childhood, my family began tent camping, which I find really… Continue reading Camping: Dry Camping vs Camp Resort and more… What are we doing next?
Okay, so maybe, just maybe that's not what everyone else is hearing. But that is what I am! Hours and hours of time spent "Spraying and Praying"... Shooting out all those applications and praying something will work out.... and yet nothing is working? Yah me neither. From this point on... Sunshine Always Sparkles (this blog) is… Continue reading Welcome to the club, Unemployed Graduates!!
I am near the end of my college journey now and I find it crazy that it took me this long to find a podcast that resonates with me. If you don't know, I am studying Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. I haven't looked up any lists of PR Podcasts, and yet I… Continue reading Review: The Influencer Podcast
I remember when I was a teenager, having a conversation with my mom and telling her something like "You are a great mom, but I am not going to parent like you." I am pretty sure I piss my mom off all the time, and it is probably because I am strong and outspoken like… Continue reading Parenting: We are right.
Dry Cleaning is a way of life. People just don't understand why it is necessary to obey the label when a tag says "Dry Clean Only" until that unlucky day when that Dry Clean Only item from their wardrobe comes out just a little bit wonky. To their dismay, once you wash something and it… Continue reading My Experience with Dry Cleaning
I have been around thread and sewing tools my entire life. Having a seemingly endless supply of thread lead me to not value it. I am working on a busy book for my son. It is one of the few projects I just haven't seemed to finish; the other main project being my first real… Continue reading Thread Musings