CHAOS: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties ~ Tom O’Niell with Dan Piepenbring (2019)

❤️❤️❤️❤️ CHAOS is the True Crime story that you never knew you were looking for. From the opening line “Vincent Bugliosi was on another tirade” to the very last line “”Exactly,” I said”, I was beyond hooked. Focusing on the Tate-LaBianca murders as a jumping off point for his research, O’Neill covers 20 years of … Continue reading CHAOS: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties ~ Tom O’Niell with Dan Piepenbring (2019)


I Am Unhappy

I have never been this unhappy in my entire life. I have been more depressed. I have been sicker. I have been more anxious. I have felt like a bigger failure. I have never been this unhappy. When I am in the throes of a major depressive episode, I think "I am so tired. Life … Continue reading I Am Unhappy

Fro-Yo Kind of Day!

Double tap if you are happy summer is here!! Like if you are going to be enjoying a cool treat today! My kids can get a bit crazy with filling their cups at Menchie’s, but at least they have dairy-free options and fresh fruit!! #menchies #froyo #frozenyogurt #fruitsbasket #fruititarian #lovelovelovelove #summerdays☀️ #hotoutside #kids #kiddos #kid … Continue reading Fro-Yo Kind of Day!

Happy Birthday, Ty

Happy birthday, Baby Bruvver. “Being confused for my boyfriend since 1999”. 🤣 Seriously, though, I don’t know what I’d do without you. You are the absolute yang to my yin, and I literally cannot remember you not being around, so I honestly don’t know. You are funny, outgoing, and an excellent uncle to my kids. … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Ty


Yesterday my doctor told me that Caregiver Fatigue is real. She explained that in addition to my own very real, and very present, health issues, I am allowed to feel worn out. Yesterday, my brother sent me a meme saying that it’s ok to fall apart, because even tacos fall apart and we still love … Continue reading Yesterday

Beach, Please!

Beach, please!! If you know me, you know there is almost nothing I like more than a good pun. This morning, I missed my fitness class with my friends, but instead of calling it a day, eating a box of double stuffed Oreos, and crawling into bed with my book, I have come back to … Continue reading Beach, Please!

Manifest A Happy Day

Happy Tuesday, you guys!! Tuesday and I have had a very long hate-hate relationship, so I have decided to that from now on, even if Tuesday wants to hate me, I am not paying it mind. I am going to be all about a happy Tuesday and a great day, because you teach people how … Continue reading Manifest A Happy Day


This is a rainbow kind of day. I love that when the weather goes weird, the chance of seeing a rainbow becomes high. It’s hard not to be hopeful when I spend the day looking for rainbows. “My eyes constantly seek the rainbow of my dream and I sometimes fail to be grateful for raindrops … Continue reading Rainbows

Instagram Jail = Unplugging

Happy Saturday! In my zeal to celebrate my creator status after reaching 10K followers, apparently I have “over engaged” and have been blocked from following or liking anything an indeterminate period of time. So, I am going to take this as a sign that it is time for a weekend off and focus on my … Continue reading Instagram Jail = Unplugging

National Doughnut Day 2019

Happy National Doughnut Day!! #raedunn #youvegotthis #doughnuts🍩 #donutday #nationaldoughnutday #nationaldonutday #teatime☕️ #fridaynightin #stayinginisthenewgoingout #tims #timmies #timhortons #applefritter #datenightideas #cancersucks #butdonutsarelife #kalidesautelsreads