Both Roots and Wings

Reinventing My Life, and The Tumbleweed Report

The Screaming of the Shoes!

I am female, so logically that might mean I am a shoe fanatic.  Right? NO, seriously, I’m not!  I don’t really even like most shoes! However, one thing I am serious about is comfort.   COMFORT!   When you find that pair of shoes, that feels so good on your feet that it makes you […]

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Newport Oregon’s Historic Bayfront

Newport’s Historic Bayfront. A full day in one single area of a fun coastal town? OH YES! The Historic Bayfront of Newport is one of my favorite ‘off the beach’ places on the Oregon Coast!  Bold words, considering how much I love Manzanita, or Depoe Bay, right? RIGHT! I know I have talked about Newport […]

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Sneak off to Whitefish, Montana!

Looking for a romantic getaway?  A fun place to enjoy the outdoors?  Or just want some different shopping and eating experiences while enjoying time away from your obligations?  Adventurous, family friendly Whitefish has it all!   I was so excited to sneak off this winter with my Handsome Husband, we got away without kids so […]

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Grand Opening of our Online Store!

Grand Opening Sale!!! We are SO excited to announce that our online store is now open for “Small Business Saturday”!  We opened on November 25th, 2017, at midnight!! We are finally open and we are so excited! To Celebrate, we will have a 24 hour sale on our first day, (SB Sat) Offering all of […]

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I am the Beach

Do you ever wonder who you are anymore? Do you lose sight of your dreams, or who you used to be?  Who you dreamed of becoming?   ME TOO!   Life has it’s way with you, and rips you apart. Sure, there are great joys and amazing memories, but there is so much change!   […]

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From Victim to Survivor-hood

In case you wondered where I have been… Several weeks ago, I was attacked in my driveway. Yes, in my own driveway, by a delivery guy bringing an oxygen machine to my father-in-law.  You know, the kind of person you feel is probably safe, older, professional, delivering oxygen to a frail, weak, elderly man.  In […]

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The Huckleberry Roadside Massacre

“Can you hear it?” I called down the stairs to wake up my kids. Two sleepy voices from their bedrooms called back out to me. “The call of the huckleberry!” This has become a family tradition, when we are about to go huckleberry picking. We were taken out years ago when the kids were small […]

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You want me to do what? Challenge #4

You made it to week #4!! GREAT JOB!! This week’s journal task is simple. Take a few things you wrote down that you love, enjoy or that make you happy, and write new goals from them. Here are a few examples. I love cotton and wool clothes, so I would write down this: I will […]

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You want me to do what? Challenge #3

Welcome back!! We have been talking about things that can enrich or rebuild your life, by incremental changes. Why do it this way? Because so many people have no idea who they really are, or why they are special. Some of us with massive changes to our lives, good or bad, have no idea where […]

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