renata looking at the camera while pretending to eat a giant m&m pink pillow surrounded by chocolate merchandise

Sunday Scribblings – #105 Chocolate

Happy Sunday, everyone! Every Wednesday, blogging buddy Aaron over at The Confusing Middle posts a “Sunday Scribblings” prompt for other bloggers to ponder and respond to on the following Sunday. If you’re a blogger looking for more inspiration, I highly recommend jumping in and joining in on the fun! This week’s prompt is: Chocolate! I was at the bakery on Friday morning picking up breakfast … Continue reading Sunday Scribblings – #105 Chocolate

image from the show animaniacs where yakko, wacko, and dot have their faces smushed against the glass

Sunday Scribblings – #103 Mother Goose

Happy Sunday, everyone! Every Wednesday, blogging buddy Aaron over at The Confusing Middle posts a “Sunday Scribblings” prompt for other bloggers to ponder and respond to on the following Sunday. If you’re a blogger looking for more inspiration, I highly recommend jumping in and joining in on the fun! This week’s prompt is: Mother Goose! This little piggy went to marketThis little piggy stayed homeThis … Continue reading Sunday Scribblings – #103 Mother Goose

dan, renata, and parents at bar table

Realizing My Parents are Some of My Best Friends

A couple weeks ago, I felt inspired to write about my Uncle John and the adventures that we went on when I was younger. This week, I decided to write about another familial relationship, using a topic I’ve had in my blog archive for a while. I wanted to share about being besties with my parents. Being an only child, I was around my parents … Continue reading Realizing My Parents are Some of My Best Friends

baby renata sleeping on her uncle johns chest while they lay on the couch

The Life and Times of my Uncle John

I have no idea why I keep thinking about my Uncle John this week, but he keeps popping into my head. His birthday is in December, so I know that’s not the reason. In fact, his birthday is actually December 24th, so you know that he gets jipped out of all of the birthday shenanigans.  It’s possible that it’s due to the fact that an … Continue reading The Life and Times of my Uncle John