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

Turning Up the Volume for November

I am turning up the volume for November! The Fall/Winter is always a crazy time for my family and I. It is a non-stop lineup of birthdays, parties and holidays. It normally goes by in a complete delicious blur. Even though it is crazy, it still is a wonderful time and my favorite of the

Traveler’s Notebook: 3 Month Check In

It is so hard to believe, but I have now been using my Midori Traveler’s Notebook (TN) for 3 months! You can read my first blog post I wrote when I first got it here. I had been toying with the idea of buying one for a long time but stumbling across the gorgeous Blue

The Best Crock-Pot Chili Ever

Fall is truly my favorite time of year Fall has definitely arrived, the leaves are falling, PSLs are back at Starbucks and pumpkins are everywhere. Fall is truly my favorite time of year. The smells, the food! For me Fall is a time for comfort foods, food to warm you inside and out. One of my all-time