Today I felt truly in the holiday spirit. It’s been a little tough with my husband gone and we have had our Christmas tree up since Halloween to celebrate a little Christmas before he left, but that is all we had. We usually hang lights outside with moving reindeer, hang garland and lights over the… Continue reading Holiday Spirit
Raise your hand if you have an Elf on the Shelf? Yep… that’s what I thought, just about everyone.😛 We have our own Elf on the Shelf (and it’s still not too late to get yours!). My 4 year old named ours 2 years ago—- SVEN. Yes, because the craze of Frozen is never lost… Continue reading Sven the Elf
Did you ever notice that Thanksgiving weekend starts with a wonderful day of family and giving thanks, ends with Giving Tuesday, and stuck in the middle is a barrage of steals, deals, and overspending?! Sort of sounds like typical American culture. (photo credit) Giving Tuesday was inaugurated in 2012. It is supposed to be the… Continue reading A weekend surrounded by good
If you are like me, you don’t want to waste your money on upgrading all your perfectly functional electronics. Smart TVs have been out for a while now, but when my husband and I moved a few years ago and started our lives together, they weren’t even a thought. We bought a pretty nice, decent… Continue reading Make it smart
Ever have one of those weeks that you think, “things can’t possibly get worse,” or if you are little bit more optimistic, “we will get through this and be stronger at the end?” Well let me tell you, I have had one of those weeks. It started with visiting grandparents and my daughter coming down… Continue reading When it rains… it pours.
Happy election day all! Yes, I realize it’s a huge oxymoron for sure. Between the lead up to today and now the long lines (which is a good thing because that means people are actually taking the time to voice their opinion in a constructive way), we need something a little more uplifting. Because this election… Continue reading My favorite things…
I’m telling you it’s awful. EVERY. SINGLE. YEAR. They do it to us. They go ahead and make SO MANY AMERICANS infuriated. It becomes the single biggest controversy in November. I thought this year it would be different because of how much heat the election is having, but the controversy is amped up by the already… Continue reading This is outrageous!