Perimenopause Can SUCK IT! #3: Caffeine is a No-No

Our peek behind the women’s health curtain of all thangs perimenopause continues: let’s take a look into the world of caffeine and perimenopause. * Disclaimer: All information in this series is based on my personal experience and is not intended to take the place of your doctor’s advice. Perimenopause Can Suck It #3: Caffeine is […]

DIY Tree Stump Fire Pit Tutorial

Cliffs Notes of a DIY Tree Stump Fire Pit Tutorial This post offers you the granddaddy of all hillbilly DIY ideas: when you need a stump removed – no need to call a service to grind that stump into oblivion. No siree, JIM BOB! I’m gonna show you how to burn yer very own tree […]

A Registry Made With Santa in Mind?

If only there was a simple registry for your family’s Christmas (or birthday) wish list. Christmas is hard work, yo.  The baking, the decorating, the shopping.  Whew.  I needs a vacay just thinking about it. What if your shopping could be made easier?  What if there was one place to find all the wishes and […]

Perimenopause Can Suck It #5: It’s All The Rage

Perimenopause can SUCK IT!, especially when rage is involved. Mrs. Tucker is a sunny gal, y’all.  Easy to get along with.  Full of happiness and optimism.  Silly².  Except when she ain’t.  Witness Part One: Perimenopause, Part Two: Perimenopause , Part Three: Perimenopause and Part Four: Perimenopause of my perimenopausal journey. Peri is the bitchiest of bitches.  […]

Barefoot Bubbly Review. Yes, Please.

If it’s time to celebrate, then it’s time for a Barefoot Bubbly review! What are you celebrating? Nothing? PISH-POSH! I subscribe to the tenet that one doesn’t need much of an excuse to celebrate. Exhibit A: Found my keys in under five minutes? Didn’t trip on my run? My favorite snacks are on sale at […]

I Meant For This to Go Differently

I’m an organizer; I love it.  Nothing better than a good list and solid plan to follow in order to get things done.  Make the list.  Do the list. Throw away checked-off completed list.  Make new list. What follows contradicts everything I just said.  In my busy gal defense, it happens.  Not often, but when […]

October: Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

October is Adopt A Shelter Dog month!  Yep, these sweet babies get an entire month of love and why not?  They need us; we need them.  Get to adopting! Every single dog we have brought into our home has been a shelter baby, or a foster, as in Dexter’s case. Dexter, oh our sweet Dexter. […]

Depression Facts and Stats

October is National Depression Awareness Month. Even though I’ve written about depression before, I thought I’d take a moment to talk about it again. FACTS: 1)  Most people who are depressed, about two-thirds, do not seek treatment. 2) Women are TWICE as likely to suffer from depression as men. 3) Exercise can alleviate depression and […]

Perimenopause Can Suck It #9: The Dreaded Brain Fog

I can’t believe that we’re already up to nine posts on the subject of how Perimenopause Can Suck It. This series started innocently enough with Post #1 and here we are, eight more later.  Just so you know, it’s not over yet.  I still have a few more informative (horrifying?!) posts to bring you up […]

The Easiest Inexpensive Face Cleansing Method: One Year Later

Last summer, I wrote about The Easiest Face Cleansing Method…Ever and I wanted to come back after a year’s time to let you know if I gave it up or if I’m still a convert. Still a convert, my babies.  Even more so if that’s possible. This is a staple in the shower (to be […]