Why am I a hippie at heart?

I remember back just after high school I was a weird late teen who didn't really know what I wanted to be or where I wanted to go in life. I was in college, as in I was attending classes, but I really wasn't great at tests or studying. I found myself lost in life and just going through the motions. I loved the friends I had and just hanging out. Way more fun than going to class for me. I felt free to do what I wanted when I wanted. 

My best friend and I went to college two hours away from each other so when we were able to get together we usually had two spots we would go. A late night party (good times) or the beach to watch the sunset. The beach was our way to sit, breathe and reflect on what we were going through. We would say that was our tranquil spot. We even got tranquility tattoos because of how amazing we would feel just sitting watching the sun set over the giant ocean. Mine was in the colors of the sunset (well supposed to be anyway lol). I would say that I was a hippie at heart. That it was a mind set. I still shave my armpits and legs. Although as creating this blog I told my boyfriend that I was going to stop shaving. Don't worry babe I like my legs nice and smooth. Anyway...the mindset. It is more of how I want to live my life and raise my daughter. Even though I do like my Facebook scrolling and pinning cinnamon rolls on Pinterest part of me hates technology and wants to live off grid. Live life before housewives drama and all the amaziness that is BravoTV. But lets be real...I love that shit!

 I just hope to raise my daughter the way I was raised which was with manners, kindness and respect. I know that shoving a tablet in front of a kid at a restaurant is great because you don't have to worry about them making a peep or paying attention to what is going on around them but I am not like that. I want to be able to take my daughter to a resturant and interact with her, color on the kids menu and sip on some shirley temples as we giggle about what silly things we did that day. She's only a year and a half so lets hope I stick to that! 

So thats about it, I am a hippie at heart filled with nervousness and excitement for what is to come in the future. Lets start with one day at a time, and make this year one to remember. 

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The first blog entry!

Wow I did it! Day one of my new blog! Pretty excited to have an outlet to just be me and type away. Kind of feel a little Carrie Bradshaw-esk. The snow is falling which sets the mood, I'm talking in my head as I tilt to the right, then to the left and just ponder...will my kid ever fall asleep? 

She's usually a really great sleeper but damn these last two days are starting to make me wonder when do naps end? The thought of no naps is enough to make me want to go eat some chocolate! I'll just blame it on teething. Yea that's it. She's just not going to sleep...wait is that silence I hear. Crap. Now I can't make any noise until she wakes up! 

What do you do while your child naps? Sleep, clean, binge watch TV? yea, me too. Part of the reason I wanted to start this blog was to give me a reason to put on a bra, get out of my cozy fleece pants and go see the world! Or at least go to the library or go for a walk! I'm not going to lie, I love this snow but taking a toddler out who loves it and does not want to come back in even if her nose has gone numb is not the most fun way to get out and see the town! Time to suck it up, freeze my toes off and let my little girl run in the snow! 

I hope you enjoy what is to come, there will be many topics and how I try not to screw up my child, what to do until summer arrives, and whatever else comes out of my mouth. Is it too early for a Cosmo? What would Carrie do? (enter more head tilts as I stare out the window)