Best 10 Minutes: Laundry

When I was growing up, folding laundry was in my chores lineup from the time I started middle school, I think. I imagine it probably coincided with the time I started wearing bras, and my dad chose to nope right out of folding clothes that weren’t his and Mom’s as a result. So it’s somethingContinue reading “Best 10 Minutes: Laundry”

Why I Celebrate #NationalCoffeeDay

I’ve been a coffee drinker since I was in 8th grade. What started as a flirtation with mochas developed into a relationship with lattes by the time I was in my late 20s. Then 29 hit, and my need for coffee turned into a full-blown dependency. Why? One Caiden Leesmann entered the world. On SeptemberContinue reading “Why I Celebrate #NationalCoffeeDay”

In This House

In our dining room, we have one of those signs that describes the “house rules,” kinda sorta. A lot of the ones available in stores have a religious bend to it, which wasn’t a good fit for us. Fortunately, we eventually found one that was a close enough fit. As you can see above, evenContinue reading “In This House”

Just Add Coffee

As an introvert, I’ve always hated when you’re forced to stand up in front of everyone and introduce yourself. How am I supposed to know what would be considered interesting about me? I’ve lived through my entire life and it’s been pretty basic. Some highlights I’ve lived in Kansas City for most of my lifeContinue reading “Just Add Coffee”