Giving up the Expectations and the Guilt

The holiday season is upon us. Christmas decorations have been in Hobby Lobby for months and are now going up everywhere else. The Halloween candy is 50% off and at the front of the stores. The lawn and garden sections now house twinkling, spinning, fake pine scented trees. But, what is supposed to be one…

Life is Messy, But Sooooooooo Worth It!

When my husband and I moved to Boston, we knew we would only stay for a few years. 2, maybe 3. We are not “city folk”, and while we were willing to go for a few years for some great job opportunities and cultural experiences (Bean Town Rocks, y’all), we didn’t want to stay long…