Hello? Is anyone there?

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“Where have you been?!” Likely a question you’re not actually asking. 😂 But seriously, things got quiet. I promised a Monday, Wednesday, Friday posting schedule but then I missed Friday…then Monday……then Wednesday. But you know what? It happens. What also happens is this major term that I’ve been lucky over the last 6 years to (mostly) avoid: Blogger burnout. It… Read more »

Books Read: July – December 2016

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I have been reading a ton this year. Maybe not compared to others, but compared to myself and years past. To be totally honest, I have been completely loving it. From the audiobooks on my drive to and from work, to a little chapter of an easy book before bed, I am really happy about this new addition to my… Read more »

Born Again

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I hope everyone had a beautiful Christmas filled with lots of family, friends and love. If you don’t celebrate, then I hope you had a lovely, relaxing and fun weekend. 🙂 I drove back to Illinois Friday afternoon. I ended up leaving work earlier than planned as bad weather was on the radar. I’m happy to say that I seemed… Read more »

Top Posts of 2016

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With the year winding down, I thought it would be fun to take a look back…a look back at some of the top posts from the year. With the hustle and bustle of the year really coming to a head this weekend, I thought it would be best to keep things light, fun and easy on this Friday before Christmas…. Read more »

Four Ways to Get in the Holiday Spirit

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I admitted on Monday that I am in the holiday spirit, but I know for some of us that may not be the case. Maybe you have a pretty gnarly case of SAD with all of the snow and cold that we’ve been having (pretty sure we are getting the winter that we didn’t really have last year) or maybe… Read more »

Nine Classic Christmas Movies

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Let’s talk Christmas movies today, because if you’re anything like me then you love cozying up on the couch with a cup of hot tea and watching the (admittedly cheesy) Christmas movies that come on TV or are available to watch on Netflix. So many of them you know the whole story within minutes of it beginning but there’s a… Read more »

Celebrating Bake Cookies Day

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Tis the season for sweets and cookies galore so it’s a good thing today is Bake Cookies Day! One of my favorite memories growing up was when my mom, sister and I would go over to my grandma’s house and all bake cookies. My great aunt was usually there as well and we would spend the entire day baking cookies… Read more »