Reading in the New Year

I’m Reading in the New Year! 2016 is the year for self-improvement, at least, it is for me! I am reading in the new year with a reading challenge and working on other areas for self-improvement. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t think there is anything wrong with me, the way I currently am. I

2015 Year in Review

2015, what a whirlwind year! 2015 truly flew by so fast that I blinked and it was a new year. Time, please just slow down a little bit so we can enjoy it…. Like most years, we saw some pretty amazing things happen and some things that we would rather not have seen at all. I

Homemade Swedish Meatballs, Comfort Food At Its Best

It’s getting cold outside, jackets are coming out, boots are ready This is the time of year that just screams for comfort foods. Stick to your ribs, warm you on-the-inside, fill the house with delicious smells, kind of comfort food. I try to cook home-cooked meals as much as possible, but Fall just brings out

Our Beautiful Planet, Wordless Wednesday.

Landscapes: Volume 4K from Dustin Farrell Visual Concepts on Vimeo.   Landscapes: Volume Two from Dustin Farrell Visual Concepts on Vimeo.   Landscapes: Volume 3 from Dustin Farrell Visual Concepts on Vimeo. #wordlesswednesday #bloglikecrazy

Did You Know That I Love You! Yes, You!

So it is #bloglikecrazy day 9! I admit it, I am feeling the ahhhhh! what do I write about bug. I let the internet suck me and spit me out today. I wanted to write about something witty, but all I can think about right now is how intolerant people are with each other. We can’t

30 Things I Love Right Now

30 Things I Love Right Now (1) My beautiful new home, our first home. | (2) The feel of sunshine streaming through my windows. | (3) The gorgeous colors of the falling leaves.| (4) The crispness of Fall morning air. | (5) Sitting on the porch in the evening with my husband. | (6) Watching tv with my daughter. | (7) Enjoying

The Challenge of Consistency and Finding Your Zen

The Challenge One of my goals for this month is to complete #bloglikecrazy, a writing challenge I am participating in through See Jane Write. I am currently at day 5 of #bloglikecrazy and I am determined to make it through the month! Consistency is Key Consistency is one of my struggles with blogging and what better way

10 Free Stock Photo Sites for Use in Your Blog Posts

Never underestimate the power of a good image! If at all possible, it is best to use images you take yourself. They have a more personal feel and you don’t have to worry about pesky copyright issues… but sometimes you need to use a stock photo. You have to get a post out NOW, your