TX Tornado ⋅

New mom with an amazing husband, fabulous in-laws, and the cutest damn kid you've ever seen, trying to get into a new career and get life moving.

Don't compromise yourself; you are all you've got.

Janis Joplin

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My child is wide awake. Damn it. We got home about 20 minutes ago, right at his bedtime. He’s had a very busy day running and playing, but apparently his nap on the way home recharged his batteri...


3 days ago

GD electric co. in Day to Day

Goddamn electric company, the only one that services our new house, doesn’t answer their phones on the weekend, and the seller had the power shut off before we could get it put into our name. $*&...


It is pouring outside. I love it! But it’s apparently going to continue through the weekend, so the naked house party is likely to be a mostly-indoor affair. But since we bought a propane grill, ...


4 days ago

Dudes. in Day to Day

We bought a house. \m/ TxT


We’re waiting outside the title company to sign all the closing paperwork. Zomg. We did the final walkthrough last night. I’m so excited! I love the place so much. But omg.. Everything needs to b...


7 days ago

Surrounded in Day to Day

I’m surrounded by idiots. I swear to god. I’ve ranted at several people about this already, and it still pisses me off. Usually a good rant will calm me down, and it helped a little, just knowing...


June 19, 2017

In closing in Day to Day

Got the final tally for closing costs: $624. SO MUCH BETTER than the initial $3k we were quoted. That helps A LOT with making sure we have rent covered for the apartment when we get doubled up wi...


June 18, 2017

Damn technology.. in Day to Day

I just want Hulu to stop freezing every 30 seconds so I can keep watching Elementary. Is that so much?? Bug and I went to the downtown Aquarium on Friday, and we had such a great time! We petted ...


June 13, 2017

Terrorized in Day to Day

My child is on a tear this morning. He’s climbing everything, getting into everything, and making me read Paw Patrol books one after another. x_x Thank god. He’s asleep now. Little monster is tee...


June 09, 2017

Beautiful things in Day to Day

Jimmy Buffet The concert was amazing! We had so much fun lounging and relaxing in our lawn chairs. We got a decent spot on the side where everyone was mostly seated, so we had a lot of fun. It wa...


June 06, 2017

Bday present madness in Day to Day

I finished my friend’s bday present, a painting of Eeyore that says “it never hurts to keep looking for sunshine.” Zomg, I’m so happy with how it turned out!! I can’t wait to give it to her. And ...


June 05, 2017

The end is near!! in Day to Day

The appraisal was completed!! That was the last big hurdle, and we’re just waiting on paperwork now!! TxT


June 05, 2017

Cocoa nuts in Day to Day

Blue diamond dark chocolate almonds, to be specific. They are fabulous and only 4g of sugar per serving. I’m killing the rest of lunch, just hanging in the break room. I painted yesterday, made ...


June 01, 2017

GDD in Day to Day

God damn dog. Penny attacked Taco this morning, completely unprovoked. He’s ok, but he does have several punctures, so she’s muzzled, again. I’m so tired of this crap. Ugh. I have nothing. I don’...


Ugh. Some little virus snuck onto my phone and started redirecting my websites at random. I think I’ve finally got it off my phone, thankfully. Day 6 of my 6 days off was fairly lazy. I took the ...


May 30, 2017

Day 5 of 6 in Day to Day

My vacation hasn’t exactly been a vacation, but it’s been time off, so whatever. Next time I’m going to actually go somewhere, damn it. Saturday was pretty quiet. Lots of laundry, a quick trip to...


May 26, 2017

Ongoing dramas in Day to Day

1- My mother is moving ANOTHER F#CKING PERSON into her house. She has a tiny 3 bedroom house, with four adults, four dogs, and a slew of cats already inhabiting it, and my dad’s business running ...


May 22, 2017

Five minutes in Day to Day

Almost end of lunch, just a few minutes left to kill. All is going smoothly on the home front. Now we’re just waiting on the appraisal, that’s the next big hurdle (and hopefully the last.) Today...


May 20, 2017

For real. in Day to Day

Ugh. The other driver found some imaginary damage to some plastic on her car and filed a claim. UGH. I repeat. UGH. Ten years without a damn accident. Rawr… Finally found my W2, so there’s that. ...


You know the scene in hunger games with the girl in a tree costume stripping and Jennifer Lawrence really shines through? Yup. That’s my face, jaw kitted to the side and all. We need one of my w2...


May 16, 2017

Relaxing in Day to Day

I’ve had a good day. Nathan woke up at 630, so we hung out (meaning I dozed lightly on the couch while he played in the living room and watched powerpuff girls) until 9, when I woke up to him cur...


May 15, 2017

Recovery in Day to Day

I woke up exhausted. Yesterday was just a long damn day, all around. I got up, got my gym clothes on, got Nathan to the sitter… And realized how much I didn’t want to go to the gym. I’m tired and...


May 14, 2017

Mom of the year in Day to Day

Spent mother’s day with my MIL and my munchkin. We went to a pet expo and saw puppies galore (plus some kitties, reptiles, a miniature horse, a ring-tailed lemur, and a pair of kangaroo joeys.) W...


May 12, 2017

Struck down in Day to Day

I think I’ve contracted dysentery. I’m being struck down in the prime of my life, before I get to use anything off my “new house” Pinterest board. Life is cruel. Remember me fondly, friends. deat...


So I’m sitting here on a Friday morning, playing silly games on my phone, defining the meaning of life. This is why I need caffeine.. it makes my mind stretchy and limber and happy. This episode ...


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