my 2 year soberversary.

Shortly after midnight last night, this popped up on my phone:   Going alcohol free is still absolutely one of the best decisions I have ever made. My second year of sobriety has been a been a beautiful one for sure, with adventures great and small. I've been on some wonderful road trips:   And…

wherever you go, go with all your heart.

It was a busy weekend in the Hippie Hut. On Friday, my better half and I went to visit our family and just had a wonderful day with them. ❤ Then. . . On Saturday, my bestie, Al, my daughter, Sara, and I loaded up for our long-awaited trip to Atlanta to hear Nadia Bolz-Weber…

roadtrippin’

This past Saturday, my husband's Father's Day trip to Atlanta to see the Braves play came around. We were super excited. It was also to be my first BIG outing in my smartchair. Since it arrived, I had only taken it out on some short trips to Target and such. As life sometimes happens, some…

Merry Christmas!

I've always liked Christmas a lot - but, until I met my husband, I think I honestly would have told you Halloween was my favorite holiday (and I still do love it!). However, with our first family Christmas as a couple, we had a wonderful family Thanksgiving at the lake all together with Mom, Pop,…

farewell, 2017

What. A. Year. There were plenty of good good things. Many wonderful experiences:                     Those things were all really special and so much fun. There have been other great things that I am very thankful for as well: My bestie moved much closer and I love,…

the good stuff

With all the heaviness and challenges and hard things lately, the autoimmune hippie is looking a little gloomy and that just won’t do so it’s time for a fresh list of the recent good stuff (and I am so incredibly blessed that there is plenty of that too ❤️): I got to see Foo Fighters…

a love list

Since I've been pretty sick recently, my posts have been really heavy. While that can't be helped sometimes, I've decided to offset that with some gratitude. It's time for a love list of the good stuff. There are so many beautiful things in my life, big and small: my better half: our unruly herd: my…