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January Favorites

January Favorites

Every now and then, I come across new products I really enjoy. There are monthly favorites videos all over YouTube, but you don’t always see them on blogs… let’s change that. January flew by, so I don’t have a ton of specific products that I […]

Shopping Economically and Environmentally Friendly: A Brief Review of thredUP!

Shopping Economically and Environmentally Friendly: A Brief Review of thredUP!

I hate shopping. I know it’s a strong word: hate. But shopping entails going out into busy stores, with people shoving by you, judging what you’re wearing, looking at, or looking at something you want to look at, so you pretend to look at other things […]

3 Things My Relationship Has Taught Me So Far

3 Things My Relationship Has Taught Me So Far

Today, we went a little off the beaten track. Instead of spending the day around town as planned, we ventured a little farther. We ended up in downtown New Bern, NC for the previously postponed MumFest, a city-sponsored festival of food, vendors, and general fun, […]

Having A Rough Day Post-Election? I Think We All Are. Check This Out–

Having A Rough Day Post-Election? I Think We All Are. Check This Out–

Having a rough day post-election? This guy was. On days like these, I generally don’t like to rehash the situation, because after the fact, all I can do is my best. I generally like to stay as far out of politics as possible while encouraging […]

7 Things You May Not Know About Me

7 Things You May Not Know About Me

Hi there. If you’re new here, welcome to my blog, and if you’re a returning reader, welcome back! I’m happy to have you here. Just today, a guest post of mine was published on the NC Blogger Network website, The Top 5 Tools I’ve Used […]

Giving Thanks in 30 Days Of Gratitude

Giving Thanks in 30 Days Of Gratitude

I’ve never been much for these monthly writing challenges. I always find an excuse not to write: they’re time consuming, I don’t know what to write about, I have too many things to do.. the list goes on. Those excuses don’t really apply to this […]

An Oldie But Goodie, In Video Form! My Top 5 Comments From People To Women With Short Hair

An Oldie But Goodie, In Video Form! My Top 5 Comments From People To Women With Short Hair

I’ve had short hair for a number of years, but last May, I made a video on the top 5 most irritating comments from people about my short hair, and I wanted to share that with you. I made this back when my hair was still […]

5 Ways to Make Weekday Mornings More Bearable

5 Ways to Make Weekday Mornings More Bearable

Mornings are hard, especially at the beginning of the week after an awesome (or even uneventful!) weekend. Over the past year, I’ve been working on making my mornings a little less stressful, and wanted share some of my findings. Here are five ways I make […]

Top 5 Things You Need to Weather a Hurricane

Top 5 Things You Need to Weather a Hurricane

Last weekend was a lazy weekend. Saturday was a quiet day of hanging around and watching Netflix, but on Sunday, we went to Busch Gardens for Octoberfest. 

DIY Cast Iron Cleaning & Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread

DIY Cast Iron Cleaning & Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread

Hello, world! I feel as though I’m climbing my way out of the weekend this morning, well-rested but ready to get back on the healthy eating train! Why? Crockpot cinnamon roll monkey bread. Cut up (2 cans!) canned cinnamon rolls, roll those in cinnamon sugar, and […]