New Meaning for “Morning Happy Hour”

Some times I think we get so exhausted that things happen as though we are having an outer body experience. Here is one of mine... 6AM on a normal weekday morning on my way to work- Sonic: … [Read more...]

Gone a little Cray Cray as they say…..

Ive had many asking why I haven't posted any personal stories or info in awhile so I wanted to share with you the going on's in the Shinn household and with Above All Else Services.... For starters … [Read more...]

Brandi Shinn’s Hot-tub Tale

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Three Kids plus Three Dogs plus one man and one woman plus ONE Big GOD equals 9 YEARS…

Tomorrow Kris and I will celebrate our 9th wedding anniversary. We were married on June 19, 2004 on a Saturday evening at 6:00pm. Much to my dismay it begin to storm like crazy about 5:30pm. … [Read more...]

Anyone can be a Father but it takes a REAL man to be a DAD

I have given accolades to my mom many times in the past but with Father's Day approaching, I wanted to share with you some things about my dad.... My Dad has always been a very quite man, he wasn't … [Read more...]

Will vs Willie (continued)

If you didn't get to read the first 1/2 of this story you NEED to go read it and then come back to continue the madness!!! After spending at least 5 minutes trying to convince Will that Willie was … [Read more...]

Will vs Willie

Okay, as crazy as it may appear, we at one time had a dog named Willie and of course a son's name is Will. We're not that quirky, life just happens. When Kris and I married, he acquired my dogs, one … [Read more...]

Mama, Mom, Mother …… My Tribute

A progression of words that you don't realize the importance of until you reach the Mom stage and are moving into the Mother stage. My mom and I have always been extremely close. Sometimes that has … [Read more...]

Autism Mamma Fail #2

I'm not sure if this field trip is ever gonna end... I finally convince him that it isn't our car, he sees the license, notices the McDonald's wrappers are not in the floor board, and that his … [Read more...]

Autism Mamma Fail #1

We found it! Build a Bear! We've been on this field trip for what feels like a week and a half ;) If you missed the begining, start HERE. Build a was quite an experience all in itself. We … [Read more...]