Diary of a Busy Wife, Mama, BossLady

Thanksgiving by the Sea, ’17

We had a lovely Thanksgiving on the coast, in my hometown, at my childhood home. It was drama-free and relaxing. We celebrated with just my parents, Match and our little Piglet. We went for walks on the farm Match, my Pops and I got to do some target shooting We also went to Shore Acres […]

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Santa Rosa Fires

Some of my long-time readers (are any of you still out there?) may know that I used to live in Northern California. My dad’s side of the family is from there,  I was born there, and it’s where I spent my college years and beyond. Match was born and raised there, and the majority of […]

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Goodbye My Furbaby

Today we said goodbye to our furbaby, Oscar, or as I called him on the blog, Monkey. I had him for fourteen long years, all through college, through my awkward dating years, and finally when I met the love of my life. He was a crazy, sometimes pain in the butt, too smart for his […]

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My First Turkey

Happy belated Thanksgiving! It was a crazy, busy holiday, as they always are. This year we hosted at our new home. This seems to be our pattern-we buy a house, and then we host Thanksgiving. I love hosting! Here’s me and my cousin’s girlfriend, all cheerful in the kitchen. We invited my cousins, aunt, uncle, […]

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Piglet’s Adventure Weekend

Saturday was the first Saturday Match has had off in awhile. It was also the kickoff to my summer vacation. We decided to celebrate by surprising Piglet was a special day at the Oregon Railroad Heritage Museum. He was so excited! We took a ride on a classic diesel engine. I’m still amazed that the […]

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