The kids' school pictures came in the other day and I cannot stop staring at them. When I was a kid, I feel like most school pictures looked pretty terrible and awkward. Or maybe that was just me? This is not the case these days, at least at my kids' school. The photographer s so … Continue reading A Snapshot of the School Year So Far
I've been living that autumn life for almost a month now, with the kids back to school, but the calendar recently announced the official start to the season. Now I can drink my Pumpkin Spice Latte without reservation. #basiciknow This week's prompt for Top 5 Tuesday, hosted by Shanah @ Bionic Bookworm, is cozy fall … Continue reading Top 5 Cozy Autumn Reads.
It's Friday and that means that my brain is slowly falling into weekend mode. It's been a busy week of Septembering and I think I've earned some downtime this week - how about you? Before I fully slip into Weekend Jen Mode, here are 5 things I kept meaning to share with you: The new … Continue reading 5 things for Friday.
I was nominated by the Not-so Modern Girl for the Flawesome Award. This award was created by Sophia Ismaa. She wants to encourage us to celebrate our flaws and turn them into strengths. "How often do we forget that our weaknesses can be a strength? Our flaws make us human, our flaws tell us more … Continue reading I can’t help it if I’m Flawesome! | blog award
This week's Top 5 Tuesday theme is fantasy books, which is one of my favorite genres. I thought I would specifically highlight 5 of my favorite fantasy series. Because the only thing better than a great book is more great books, amiright? Firstly, the required reading: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling … Continue reading Top 5 | Fantasy Series To Get Carried Away With
I've had a somewhat slow burning month of reading, if we're going to be honest. I seem to be flitting from book to book quite a bit, especially on my Kindle where I have finished nothing for ages. But I did finish two books on my nightstand in the past month or so and they … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading | September
I am feeling pretty deep into the throes of September right now. School has been back in session for almost a month now (!!!) and life is starting to fill up with all of the things. Homework, school lunches, after school clubs, school day volunteering (because I have to protect my Super Mom Reputation and … Continue reading 6 things I’m loving in September.
How many of us are holding onto personal baggage that isn't actually helpful? What are you carrying around in your heart or on your person that isn't serving you? What can you let go of today?
You know I'm a sucker for a blog tag / survey - I saw this list of random questions at Randomly Jess and basically couldn't help myself. I feel like there are actually some questions on here that I've never answered before and it would probably be cruel of me not to fill you in. … Continue reading Random Questions.