Managing life’s roadblocks

We’ve all been there: roadblocks in life, roadblocks in work, roadblocks in love. These often-sudden changes are those that completely knocks you off course, knocks the wind out of your sails, and then leaves you picking up the… Read More

The Good Food Box

Behold, the bounty of the GFB! In the summer we are lucky enough to have a CSA drop off right down the street from our house. We get a basket of fresh veggies, eggs, and cheese weekly from… Read More

Transitioning back into a two-job family

Well that was surprising – they offered me the job. Of course, I have yet to sign the piece of paper so until I do I will be wary but barring any HR issues, I will be heading… Read More

Transitioning, the benefits of career diversification, and choosing work

My home office when I am doing contract work in the private sphere Last week I went on a job interview for an incredibly lucrative contract position within the federal government. I walked away thinking I had completely… Read More

Happy Halloween, here comes the dark

The eldest’s vampire pumpkin in action So yesterday was Halloween. As parents, Mr. Tucker and I put a LOT of effort into making holidays special for the kids. Since we also don’t want to spend a lot of… Read More

Lessons learned & a little life update after a crazy month

Sure, it’s pretty but it also means winter isn’t far behind… Well I haven’t written anything over the past 30 days mostly because I was busy just surviving. It’s been a heck of a merry-go-round here in Bungalowville… Read More

Back to life, back to reality

…and they’re off! It’s the start of a new school year or as a friend of mine likes to call it, “the real new year.” He’s right, I have always felt September was a month of new beginnings…. Read More