Don’t Forget Your Tutu

What… you don’t have a birthday tutu? Huh… weird.

Hello and welcome to my blogging birthday party hosted by me, the hostess with the mostest, the birthday gal!

Now before you make yourself comfortable, I have to ask that you make your way to the nearest sink and wash your hands; we are in the midst of a global pandemic–can’t be too careful. While you wash your grubby mitts, you must sing happy birthday (x2) to me, Bex, loud enough for me to hear. I’ve been singing it to myself for the past week and a half and my hands are practically sparkling. Feel free to continue this process after today. Continue reading

Captain’s Log, Stardate Eleventy Tenteen

So I went on my cruise and came back to Armageddon. Cool, cool, cool.

I’m pretty sure I just heard gasps from all 4 of you that read my blog. Yes, in the midst of the growing pandemic, I went on a cruise; the cruise that I’ve been looking forward to for almost an entire year. To be fair, there were no restrictions on continuing with the cruise when we left, and because the cruise line was practically desperate for passengers, they even gave us $200 credit to use on board. They literally paid us to go on our cruise. Continue reading

30 Questions You Say…?

1. What was your favorite childhood book? Go dog. Go!

2. What was your favorite TV show as a child? Rocket Power

3. What book did you read in secret as a kid? Next question…

4. What album and CD do you love and know by heart? So many, but I’m going to say Avril Lavigne’s Complicated.

5. What book did you hate as a student? George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four-Bleh! Continue reading

The Best Kept Secret

Therapy is going well… thanks for asking. But I’m not here to elaborate on my mental issues any further; sorry for the heavy post last week…

I’ve actually been planning something spectacular for 10 months and felt the need to keep it private… for reasons. But not anymore. I’m going to share with you all how I’m the greatest daughter there has ever been how my family and I planned a vacation getaway for mom as her Christmas gift this year. Continue reading

It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

Warning: This post my contain triggers associated with sexual abuse, depression, and anxiety. Please proceed reading with extreme caution. My intention in sharing this post is to help people and hopefully encourage those who may be suffering to seek help.

This time of year is always a struggle for me. Mid January carries an enormous amount of pain associated with horrible memories; memories that I feel at times will never dull.

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Eating Through My Bucket List

I was itching for a new adventure to round out 2019 and decided Philadelphia was as good a city as any. But what exactly makes a city ripe for exploration you ask?

  1. Is it easy to get to and travel around without too much issue?
  2. Does it have a bucket list food item on it?

Not sure what a bucket list food item is? Something like pizza in New York, a crepe in Paris, a full breakfast in England, or BBQ in Atlanta. So it’s only fitting to cross a cheesesteak in Philly off the list.

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My Formative Years

Be advised: this post may contain triggers for some

I’ve been reading a lot of ‘decade in review’ posts and learning so many interesting things about my blogger friends (mainly where I compare to them age-wise). As is the reason behind these post, I too began thinking about my past decade and I can honestly say this will forever be the decade that changed me the most.

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