I have not historically been a very artistic person. But after a few fun nights out with friends at those Paint and Sip events, I have started dabbling in other mediums. The most recent has been watercolors or more specifically watercolor brush pens. I'm still not at a place where I feel super confident with … Continue reading Teaching myself how to watercolor.
We love to play board games in our family. With the kids or as a couples night or game night with friends. Our collection of games has become massive over the years. We've discovered a few new favorites in the last couple of years and I thought I'd take a minute to share with you … Continue reading 5 Favorites for Family Game Night.
Well we're 21 days into the new year and so far I've only finished one book, Jeneration X by Jen Lancaster (so good!). But I'm dabbling in a few books right now and have a lot of books on my horizon for 2019. I'm planning on joining Modern Mrs. Darcy's 2019 Reading Challenge this year. … Continue reading 19 Books I’d Like To Read This Year.
Outside My Window: it’s one of those days that feels even colder than it is. It was supposedly up to the 30's today but it pretty much felt like 7 degrees all day to me. I guess I probably need to buckle up and brace myself for the rest of this winter, but apparently I … Continue reading Daybook: January 14th 2019
I'm not watching many new shows right now. Blame it on the lack of cable or the lack of exciting things on network television or maybe I'm just old or something. Not sure. Most of the shows we're watching now are old news to everyone else. Which is kind of great, because those shows are … Continue reading 5 TV Shows I’m Binging Right Now.
Remember Monday "daybook" posts? I used to do them a lot but fell out of the practice. My friend Jean over at Working Momma 247 just posted one and I felt all kinds of back in the day blogging about it so I decided to play along on my blog, too! Let's harken back … Continue reading Daybook: January 7th, 2019
We're four days into the new year and the internet is officially brimming with resolutions, diet plans, budget overhauls and every change you need to make NOW to be the Best Version of You. But I think you are already pretty awesome. Honestly, you're killing it. I'm not saying you are perfect because we're all … Continue reading Hello 2019! Non resolutions for a new year
Well we're in the final hours of 2018 and I think I can officially call time on my list of books read this year. According to my notes, I read 26 books this year. This translates to roughly 1 book every 2 weeks which is honestly pretty great for me. My goal for the year … Continue reading The Books I Read in 2018
I think everyone on the internet is familiar with the Icelandic jólabókaflóð or the Christmas Book Flood. Since WWII, Icelanders began a tradition born of necessity really, in which they exchange books on Christmas Eve and then spend the remainder of the evening reading at home. Obviously the introvert in me is obsessed with all of … Continue reading How to Celebrate the “Icelandic Book Flood” with your family on Christmas Eve.