4/ioG-0V_zQItdjFSC4odgA6e449QdP84Mr4TsyKpjOEE Lifestyle Archives ~ GINGER SNAPPED BACK

It’s like making money with Lularoe except infinitely better. And not at all like Lularoe.

I’m not a seller, you guys know that. It makes me feel icky. So you should know that if I’m telling you something is worth it, it’s TOTALLY worth it. And it’s not Lularoe. ūüôā Nothing wrong with Lula (I may or may not have an entire leggings section in my closet), but it’s a … Read more

Tiles, tiles, everywhere a tile

This post may contain affiliate links. ¬†Translation: if you buy the cool stuff I’m linking you to, I receive a small percentage. ¬†It all goes toward the ‘Help Mandi Keep Up With Her Ish” fund. Heyyyyyy, I think I love you. So what am I so afraid of? I’m afraid that I’m not sure of…how … Read more

See, this is why we can’t have nice things. Like salads.

I recently got back the results of some bloodwork and was shown in black and white what I already knew. ¬†I’ve gotta eat better and I’ve gotta exercise. ¬†Fine. So I’m cleaning and I’m getting hungry and thinking about lunch and brain says, “Hey, you should have a salad”. Yeah, I should have a salad! … Read more

Being a Stephen King fan is a nightmare

  This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you buy something through one of my links, I’ll get a dime or so. And then you should give me brownies for introducing you to such awesome books. I’ve loved Stephen King since I read IT at 12 years old. Yes, way too early but … Read more

Birds are scary, I don’t care what you say.

I don’t know if it was something that was going to happen anyway or if it was something triggered by my viewing of Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’ that sent me over the edge, but it’s here. I’m afraid of birds. I’m not birdophobic or anything, as is made obvious by my technical term “birdophobic”. I don’t … Read more

If someone tells you they’re a sociopath, run. Quickly.

My parents have been together since high school and are still going strong. ¬†My grandparents were together until the day my Grandaddy passed away. ¬†Sociopaths don’t run in my family. ¬†I just assumed that my love life would be relatively uneventful. ¬†I’d meet my guy, we’d fall in love, have babies and live happily ever … Read more

Knock, knock. Who’s there? ADHD. ADHD who? ADHD all up in yo face!!!

Well, it happened. ¬†We tried to avoid it. ¬†We fought so hard to not get to this point, but here we are anyway. Here’s some background to get you up to speed if you don’t know our story. ¬†My daughter is 7 (alllmost¬†8). ¬†She’s smart, funny, loving, beautiful, friendly, and generous. ¬†She’s also got a … Read more

Super Easy Gluten Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

*This post may contain affiliate links. All this means is that if you buy stuff through my link, I might get a nickel.* I’d like to start¬†off by saying¬†I’ve never¬†made¬†a recipe in my life. ¬†I can follow them just fine and it’s never occurred to me that I would need anything other than my family … Read more

Funny thing happened on the way to the tub today

I had JUST gotten Audri to stop crying at the prospect of taking a bath, which involves cleaning the burn on her forearm. ¬†She has good cause to not want to deal with that mess. ¬†Anyway, I had gotten her shirt off and then the doorbell rings. ¬†Twice. ¬†Ding dong, ding dong. ¬†I go and … Read more

Basic Rules for Shooting Pool : 8 Ball & 9 Ball

The game of billiards has changed drastically over the years.¬† Thought to have originated from an outdoors game resembling croquet in the 15th century, billiards has been played by everyone from powdered wig royalty to slick haired hustlers.¬† What we now refer to as the game of pool has seen many variations as it evolved … Read more