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2016 in Review and What’s to Come for 2017

There are quite a few things that this year has brought me. 2016 has been pretty good to me. I have been able to accomplish quite a bit, and I am still continuing to work on those things moving into 2017. Here is 2016 in review… This will be the last post of 2016 and […]

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The Art of Writing Thank You Cards

While I normally like giving advice on how to save money, this is one post where I’m going to suggest how to spend your money. That advice- Buy Thank You cards! It sounds silly, but that extra money you spend to show you appreciate them, will show how much you value their friendship and kindness. Plus- […]

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My Husband: The Motivator

Yes, I can finally say it! My husband! My husband is quite the cheerleader. He is the one who motivates me, who knows how to push me, and who encourages me. Sometimes he encourages me too much. Like when he encourages me to eat another cookie, or another slice of cake… What kind of motivation? […]

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Cooking in the Kitchen

I would say the best time Michael and I spend together is when we are cooking in the kitchen. We both enjoy cooking. A lot. I love searching for recipes, trying new ingredients, and finding fresh new flavors to incorporate into my own diet. Michael enjoys making things and this creativity even flows into his […]

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Where Did The Week Go?

Whoa! It’s been just about a week since my last post went up on the blog! Where did the week go? Now that I’ve got some time, let me show you what I’ve been up to! Where did the week go? That’s the question I’ve been asking myself all weekend! Here’s what I think may […]

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Update on my Goals

On May 26th I posted about my goals for the next 30 days. I have 6 goals set up to really start taking care of myself before the wedding. The last day falls on June 24th which is the day before the BIG Day. While I started off strong, here’s how it has gone so […]

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Feeling Charitable

This is my follow up post to another posting from two weeks ago Feeling Like A Slob where I talked about how overwhelmed I felt with all the extra clutter in my house. My first undertaking for decluttering was to clean out the closets. As we were cleaning out the closets, we were feeling charitable […]

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My Goals for the Next 30 days

Our wedding is in 30 days. I can’t believe it is coming up so soon! But my focus isn’t on wedding details, I’ve been more caught up with what’s going on at work. I think it’s time I started focusing on me. Why do you want to set new goals? Lately with the pressing deadlines […]

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Family Time

For the past week we’ve had Michael’s nephew staying with us. We find that during the times that he visits, because he’s the same age as the twins, we can easily include him in our regular weekly activities and our Family Time. What do you guys do? We spend a lot of time on our […]

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Feeling Like A Slob

Sometimes I walk through my house and I feel so overwhelmed. Our house is definitely a home, meaning it’s really “lived-in.” The kids don’t have to feel like they can’t sit on any of the furniture, and we can relax after a long day and sit together watching TV while eating dinner. But sometimes all […]

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