Author Archives: Lauren Bush

I pride myself in being a really good gift giver. I will window shop Amazon all year long for birthday and Christmas gifts and recently have become addicted to “Amazon Haul” videos on YouTube. I also watch Dollar Tree Hauls, Target Hauls, and pretty much anything with the word haul in it. This is my…

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Mom Jokes, or The Lack Thereof.

The internet is riddled with “Dad Jokes” right now. Before this label they were just called bad jokes, but now it’s all the rage to have a one-liner super-punny joke, but only if you are a dad. That’s the double standard of our time. Dads get all the jokes. Moms just choke… on trying to……

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Bathroom Remodel Nightmares

We recently bought a new-to-us home in Seymour and it is the cutest little thing! Built in 1962, the house is just over 1,600 square feet and is a 3 bedroom, 1 bath. The property has a fenced in back yard, sprinkler system, the prettiest grass in all the neighborhood, and lots of other awesome…

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Have you seen the posts on Facebook with the women wrapped up like newborn babies and then it says something like “6,546 weeks today”? (Like the one above.) This is the feeling I have when I admit to myself that I require a chore chart to keep my house clean. Am I an adult or…

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We Watch The Movie First

I love to read though I seldom get time for it.  My teen has to read per school requirements, but luckily he has developed a love for it as well.  Thus making it not so much of a chore.  The toddler will sit and let you read to him for about 10 minutes and I…

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I was born in 1981 which places me in the generational gap.  I am the oldest of the Millennials and the youngest of the Gen Xers.  I have tendencies towards both demographics, but when it comes to current trends I lean a little more millennial than X.  My current bandwagon I am driving with horses…

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The Name Game

How did YOU choose your kids’ names? Here’s our story. My husband and I have two boys, 10 years and one day apart.  When we began brainstorming for the oldest’s name, we were young and carried out the ritualistic research associated with the first child.  My husband’s first name is Albert, but he goes by…

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Our Giant Planning Wall For $100

I LOVE lists and planning, projects and schematics, reminders and calendars, but I do not do well to put things in my phone and a refrigerator calendar isn’t big enough so I end up with a million scattered sheets of random needs and to dos all over the house and in my purse. When we…

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