Oh so prickly

“I think you’ll find me similar to the Scottish thistle flower, pretty to look at but oh so prickly.” – Just a Little Kilted I have always identified with the Continue Reading →

Growing Up

I got tears in my eyes at Chic-fil-a yesterday. No special reason, except for the fact that my baby is not a baby. I have always known the clichés that Continue Reading →

Finding My Fit

As most of you know,  I have struggled to find my fit in my career life. As a mother and a wife and even my hobbies, no problem. I love Continue Reading →

Redfish Love

I am in love with redfishing. That is what got me hooked on fishing in the first place, over 3 years ago now. Today was a day that reaffirms my Continue Reading →


I have changed so much in the past 3 years since I got sober. I never, ever thought I would enjoy being a wife and mother so much. I never Continue Reading →

4 Years

I have been married for 4 years tomorrow. FOUR! That is a lifetime in Vanessa time. I am such a passionate person, which means I love intensely. Which also means Continue Reading →

1st Day of Spring, Highs and Lows

In Tallahassee, FL, spring means pollen. It seems to just happen out of no where. All of the sudden everything is yellow! Literally. Everything outside is covered in yellow pollen. Continue Reading →