It always comes back to “bite you in the a**”

Everyone has heard the expression, "it'll come back and bite you in the ass."  That could not be truer in my case.  My first blog post talked about how I became a single mother (for those of you that didn't get a chance to read it, check it out here.  I remember I had made… Continue reading It always comes back to “bite you in the a**”


A Step Back In Time: Journal Entries of a Widow

I was looking for something in my closet when I came across my journal from when Mike passed away.  I didn't journal religiously but I did write whenever I was feeling depressed or was missing him.  Sometimes I was just so overwhelmed or stressed that I needed an outlet.  That's where my trusty purple journal… Continue reading A Step Back In Time: Journal Entries of a Widow


Restless in Seattle (well outside of Seattle)

Ever have that feeling like you should be doing more than you already are?  I know I have.  Being a single mom already comes with its stresses and never ending to do list but I feel like I should just be doing MORE.  I've tried to be ok with what I do and be ok… Continue reading Restless in Seattle (well outside of Seattle)


Life Unexpected….My Story.

Like many of you, I didn't plan on being a single mom.  I had my life planned out: college, marriage, kids, grandkids, etc.  What I got instead was: marriage, college, kids, suicide, single mom.  Yes, I said suicide.  Everyone has their story as to how they became a single mom.  I didn't think I would… Continue reading Life Unexpected….My Story.

Mind & Spirit

Abby’s Weekly Musings 11/12/17

Welcome to my weekly musings for the week of 11/12/17.  For many of us, we go through the motions of our daily lives and for those of us that are attuned to the hidden meanings that are in everything, this last week was an energy draining week!  It took me a bit to determine what… Continue reading Abby’s Weekly Musings 11/12/17


Honoring Those Who Have Served or Currently Serve

My brother in law and a few close friends of mine currently serve our country.  It is because of them that I am able to sit here on my couch with my girls and write this post.  I am so proud of them for their service and their dedication to this country.  I am proud… Continue reading Honoring Those Who Have Served or Currently Serve

Mind & Spirit

Abby’s Weekly Musings – 11/05/17

Blogs are often used as an outlet, an online journal that most allow others to read.  In certain cases, people can find comfort in knowing that others are going through the same things or having the same thoughts.  Whatever the case may be, I would hope that those that come across my website will find… Continue reading Abby’s Weekly Musings – 11/05/17

Makeup Tips

What’s Your Skin Care Routine?

Let's take a moment to be honest here.  Just between moms.  How often do you take the time to remove all the makeup and really wash your face at night?  As a single mother, my time is spread out so thin that it was a miracle if I removed so much as the mascara from… Continue reading What’s Your Skin Care Routine?

Mind & Spirit

How to discover your life purpose

Have you ever wondered about what your life purpose is? Maybe you’ve never even considered that you are here in the present to be apart of a greater cause. Whatever it is that has you wondering what you are meant to be doing, know that just being curious is the first step.

This article provides an amazing starters and questions to help you narrow down what your life purpose is. I’d love to hear your answers!

Inspire me

The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose. It’s when we live a life of purpose we find fulfilment in life. Whatever you want to be in life is found in your purpose. Now, how do you discover it? It’s simple… But first, you have to know that you must stay focus and be honest with yourself. Finding other things might be easy sometimes but finding oneself can be a bit hard.

There are 4 points here to help discover your purpose and also 12 questions that will serve as a guide to channel your mind towards the right direction . Here we go…….

  • Passion and interest. Write down the things that you enjoy spending time doing. These can be related to your work, your personal life, or your home life. They should be things that make you happy, that you really enjoy doing. These are things…

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Makeup Tips

Halloween Makeup

Ah, Halloween.  Such a fun time to get creative and enjoy the spookiness of it all.  It's a great time for adults to dress up, go out, or simply decorate your place to ensure the little ones are frightened (in a good way, of course!).  Not to mention the candy!  I always have to make… Continue reading Halloween Makeup