Dear Maureen


Most of you know that Maureen has been working with me for the past year. I have been making just enough money through the blog to pay her for fifteen hours of work each week. And while we have been having massive financial difficulties for the past three years, I did this in the hopes […]

What color is this sweatshirt?


Look carefully at this sweatshirt. What color is it? If you see black, you win. If you see blue, well, everyone gets navy and black mixed up. So that could happen. If you see white, you are not standing in the light, I am not standing in the sun, and you do not have an extra […]

Nailed it.


For about two years, I’ve had a dream. To host a weekend for women where they could make themselves a priority, break up the monotony of motherhood, and try something different. To relax, challenge themselves, and have fun. And I did it. The first annual Not Your Average Weekend at the Interlaken Inn in Lakeville, […]

She believed she could.


I wanted to have my shit together and have a post written for today before Not Your Average Weekend started. But that didn’t happen. So let me just share two little stories about what’s happened so far. First, a couple months ago when it seemed as though I just had too much going on and […]

Best Decision Ever.


Tonight was the first day of Not Your Average Weekend. I didn’t plan ahead very well. I should have written a post ahead of time. All I have to say is that this is one of the best things I ever decided to do in my whole life. Thank you to everyone who believed in […]