The midwest has survived the Polar Vortex! I will admit to getting as bit stir crazy as I was in the house most of the week, but we are safely on the other side of the crazy cold and now its going to warm way up and make a slushy ice rink. Wee. Today is... Continue Reading →


Hello December

So much has been going on the past few weeks. The end of the year is always crazy busy, but this year was even crazier! First, I did my very first craft fair. The Madison Now group put on a Craft Fair last weekend and it was awesome. The organizers did an amazing job with... Continue Reading →

Me and White Supremacy

In July I participated in an IG challenge called #meandwhitesupremacy It was a deep dive into white privilege and how we view and interact with BIPOC. I found the work really eye-opening and it showed me where I need to do more work and places I need to heal. Layla did an incredible thing creating... Continue Reading →

Crafty Season

I am done all the sewing I wanted to do for the craft fair. I still have like 6 Xmas projects to work on, but most of those are halfway done so I am less stressed about that. If you are in the Madison area, then come on out to find some Yule gifts! I'm... Continue Reading →

Samhain recap

I'm behind on things. Such is life. We've been pretty focused on my little one and dealing with learning about his allergy. I do feel bad about ghosting out on people, some of my friends have needed more support then I have given. I'm going to work on that. I was not in the Samhain... Continue Reading →


So here we are on the other side of our specialist appointment. I feel like I can breath a little more. We have our Epipens, we have an action plan on the fridge, one at daycare and one as a back up in case we lose it. Every so often I see my husband pull... Continue Reading →


I've been doing so much processing this week. My brain is wiped out. And every time I look at how pale and tired my sweet boy looks I worry more. I know his little body went through some serious stuff this week and so it is probably normal that he looks wiped out. I know... Continue Reading →

Big moments

There are moments that stick with you forever. Moments that you play over and over in your mind. Sometimes they are happy ones, but often they are ones that come with some sort of scary moment. I have had one on an endless loop in my mind since Sunday afternoon. Things that also stick with... Continue Reading →

I believe you

I am emotionally and mentally exhausted. I am a survivor of sexual abuse. I know many others who are as well. We are watching all these people mock victims, watching as we are asked to bare our souls, watching as we are told "boys will be boys", watching as a man exercises his privileges. I... Continue Reading →

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