About Me

dowesney2(3)Not your ordinary Mom… but who really is?

Hi.  My name is Denise.  I am a single (by choice!) work-outside-the-home mom to a wonderful four year old daughter (who I will call “L”) and newborn son (“E”), both of whom I adopted and love more than words can express!    My hobbies include such “exciting” things as gardening, organizing, and taking naps on the couch.  🙂  As much as I wish my home and life was “Pinterest perfect” I am far from it.  I’m not your ordinary mom, but who really is?


Not your ordinary blog.

I’ve always loved reading blogs – I am fascinated about other people’s lives.  Lately though, the web seems to be full of blogs by people who live “Pinterest perfect” lives.  Maybe their lives really are that perfect?  Maybe it’s all a Photoshopped illusion?  Who knows?  All I know is my life certainly isn’t like that.  So I started this blog as a way to connect with other moms like me – not perfect… not ordinary… just surviving.


The fine print.

This site may have affiliate links.  I will never support a product or service that I don’t personally approve of.  This blog is a Google Adsense-free zone… I find their ads annoying… you’re welcome!  Any opinions expressed here are my own and do not reflect those of anyone else in my life (my family, my employer, my church, my cats….).  While trolls can provide comic relief I still reserve the right to remove any comment that I wish for any reasons I so chose… though if you are kind and not spamming me I will probably not bother.