Holidays & Celebrations!, Positivity

Live Your Best Holiday Life Update

(or LYBHolidayL from here on out.) Alexandra and Shea are hosting this wonderful, mindful, month-long challenge and I'm doing my best to slow down and participate. October was a hectic & rough month for me. I had fun, but it was at the expense of my patience and sanity. I'm determined to finish out the… Continue reading Live Your Best Holiday Life Update

Holidays & Celebrations!, Shopping & Finances

My Wishlist (for friends & family & others like me)

I always feel like a brat when I make these posts but A) it's a collection of cool stuff I think people like me might be interested in and B) when family & friends ask about birthday/Christmas gifts it's SUPER easy to point them in the direction of posts like this... SO without further ado...… Continue reading My Wishlist (for friends & family & others like me)

Holidays & Celebrations!, Spiritual

I’ll Be Home For Christmas…

Everyone's posted a holiday home tour but me (or so it seems ). Let's fix that! (Check out other people's houses, too! Mattie, Emily, Taylor, Michelle) Typically the decorations go up mid-November, but we don't get our tree until December. This year we really procrastinated. I knew I wanted a smaller one this year (and… Continue reading I’ll Be Home For Christmas…

Holidays & Celebrations!, Link-Ups

The Blogger Christmas Cheer Exchange

Through blogging I've "met" some pretty fun people. Two of those ladies are Olya of The Siberian American and Mattie of Northwest Native! When these ladies shared the details of their Blogger Christmas Cheer Exchange on their blogs I was all about participating. Similar to their Valentine's Day swap, the exchanging was anonymous and conducted… Continue reading The Blogger Christmas Cheer Exchange

Shopping & Finances

December Amazon Purchases 2015

This isn't sponsored and I'm not being coerced. (However, if Amazon wants to give me a free year of Prime I won't argue...) A while back I discovered that Rebecca Jo from Knit by God's Hand frequently blogs about her Amazon purchases. (Here's her most recent!) I think this is a crazy awesome idea! Since… Continue reading December Amazon Purchases 2015