Blogmas Day 8: The Blog That Almost Didn’t Happen

It is 10:45pm out here. I just woke up, gasped and startled Jake right out of his sleep. “ What’s wrong?” He asked. “I forgot to post!” I exclaimed just as loudly as I’d gasped. He rolled over and mumbled, “Oh, my gosh...” before he fell back asleep. I grabbed my phone and sighed in…

Monday Night Thoughts: The Tough Parts of Self Care

Self-care which has become somewhat of a buzzword over the last three years has always been somewhat of a source of internal conflict for me. I love talking about it, sharing about it, fantasizing about it, and planning it out because in theory self-care is beautiful, ideal, pretty and instagrammable. In practice? Self-care if you're…

Christmas Decorating for Newlyweds: Pt. 1

Today we walked around Home Depot for almost 20 minutes back and forth between my dream mini-Christmas tree and a Christmas-esque shrubbery display. We ended up leaving without anything because we have to revisit the drawing board. Here is what I have learned so far over our first Christmas Decor season married. I like simplicity.…

Small Business Saturday: Blogmas Day 5

I've gotta be honest with y'all. At the beginning of the year my sole intent was to purchase products from Small Businesses only. Unfortunately, once Covid-19 hit the convenience and affordability of Target and Amazon clouded my judgement. Eventually, in July I basically hopped off of the Amazon train and found myself, in the deep…