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An Interview With My 5 Year Old

I always love reading kid’s answers to questions, so I thought I would ask my five year old, Sophia, some and see what she comes up with. I got these questions off of Pinterest and it was uploaded by Nested Blissfully. What is something I always say to you?That you love me. What do I [...]

Unpopular Opinions

The act of ranting about your opinion, but at the same time knowing nobody cares. Mostly used in tags and not as an actual noun. I’m sure you’ve heard of or seen the unpopular opinion hashtag on social media by now as everyone posts them at one point or another. I have gathered some of [...]

Advice To My Younger Self

-sigh-  “The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.” - Thomas S. MonsonLife has a lot of curveballs and bumpy roads and because of that we learn from the experiences. That's not to say it was fun or the best for us in the [...]

What Do I Pack In My Hospital Bag?

Are you pregnant and stressing over what you need to pack? First time mom or have you done this before and just completely drew a blank (I did with all three of mine!)? Then you’re in luck! Today I am sharing a list of what to pack in your hospital bag. Some of these items [...]

Favorite Organizing Tools

Organization has always been something I've strived to accomplish, but never fully did. In the last eight years since we've lived on our own we have accumulated so much shit. When I was pregnant with Ellie I began nesting at around 18 weeks and have never stopped. I purged a lot of stuff when I [...]

I’m doing what…?

In May of 2019 I graduated with my Bachelor of Applied Science in Human Services. I made it very clear I was DONE with school because I wanted to focus on other areas of my life until I was ready to go after my Social Work degree. However, in June I announced that I had [...]

2020 Goals

Whew. We made it another year here at OCM! 2019 brought me a lot of overwhelm, both in life and with my blog. I had set goals for OCM in 2019 that I didn't meet and I kicked my ass every time I didn't meet one. Let's recap on what those goals were 2019 Goals [...]

2020 Blog Schedule

Hey y'all! I hope you had an amazing holiday season and welcome to 2020! I struggled with my goals for the blog last year, which I will go more into detail on my goals post later this month, and I put a lot of thought into what I want out of my blog going forward. [...]

Q & A

I feel like every time I post a Q&A it is the same questions but I have gained quite a bit of new followers and readers since the last time I posted. I hope that those of you who have been here for a while and have probably already read these don't mind. I have [...]