Words from a Mother’s Heart

A mother's heart is tender, fierce and full of love.  As I sit here minutes before the clock strikes midnight, officially transforming my 12-year-old daughter into a teenager, I can't help but feel that time is just slipping away.  August 19th 2004 at just two minutes past noon, Leina Christabeth came into the world. After … Continue reading Words from a Mother’s Heart

Outlander Season 3 Premiere: it’s 1 month away and we can’t handle it

We are one month out from the Outlander Season 3 premiere and I can no longer keep my cool. I'm losing my ever loving mind with excitement. Droughtlander has been physically painful... yes, I realized that's very dramatic but when aren't Outfanders dramatic? I mean he just looks so cold it actually hurts me that … Continue reading Outlander Season 3 Premiere: it’s 1 month away and we can’t handle it

Comic Con 2017: The 5 stages of FOMO

FOMO: Fear Of Missing Out Stage one: Delusions of Grandeur  In this stage you are still hopeful that perhaps you WILL win tickets to Comic-Con from one of the 17 contests you entered. Maybe they just forgot to call you and even though it's the Day before Comic-Con there's still a chance. Stage Two: Losing … Continue reading Comic Con 2017: The 5 stages of FOMO

Outlander Season 3 Official Trailer: It’s Here and We’re Freaking Out 

Yesterday was the day that the official trailer for Outlander Season 3 was released and Lord have mercy do we have so many feeling about it. From the moment the trailer begins, we are on the edge-of-our-seat, biting-our-nails, clenching-our-butts-excited for what’s to come. We hear a baby cry and see Claire in a hospital bed … Continue reading Outlander Season 3 Official Trailer: It’s Here and We’re Freaking Out 

Turtle Soup: The Sexy Scene We Can’t Shut-Up About

We are out of our minds with excitement now that we have a premier date of Outlander Season 3, September 10th 2017! Yay! I will definitely fash myself because I canna wait! Ye with me lassies? ( Yes we will ) Those not as obsessed with all things created in the mind of herself, Diana Gabaldon, … Continue reading Turtle Soup: The Sexy Scene We Can’t Shut-Up About

The Wedding Episode and Why We’re in Love With It

Last week I blogged about my favorite Episode of Outlander and why that will never change. I asked all my lovely readers to share their favorite episodes as well. There were mixed answers but the overwhelming majority said The Wedding was their favorite episode. I would have to say that The Wedding is a close … Continue reading The Wedding Episode and Why We’re in Love With It

William: Our Autism Journey Update

This week marks the last week of William being taught by his beloved preschool teacher Ms. Launa. William has been in Ms. Launa’s class since he began attending preschool in 2014. William has an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and because we are in the Laguna Beach school district William is in school Monday through Friday … Continue reading William: Our Autism Journey Update

My Favorite Episode of Outlander: and why that will never change

My favorite part of a story is when we first meet the main character. Every character comes with a backstory and the back story is interesting in and of it’s self. What I love about first meeting a character is that we (as the reader or viewer) know that this is where the REAL story … Continue reading My Favorite Episode of Outlander: and why that will never change

5 Bingeworthy Shows to Survive Droughtlander

After the season two finale of Outlander, I was left with a gaping void that desperately needed to be filled. For those of you that are diehard Outlander fans like me totally understand this. Claire tearfully stares at the standing stones as the sun begins to rise and she hopefully says, “I have to go back.” The ending credits appear shortly after and we all melted into a bucket of tears. Perhaps some of the thoughts that ran through your head went something like this; What do I do with my life now? Is it possible to hibernate until season three premieres? I need an Outlander support groups to cope with my sudden and severe loss. I should decorate with more plaid. You’ll be comforted to know that the EXACT same thoughts went through my head.