Hey Friends,Am I the only one that is really noticing the difference of our current era compared to, lets say, the era our grandparents grew up in, and wishing things hadn’t changed so much? DISCLAIMER: (Yes, I am fully aware that not all guys in the past were great people, and I’m also fully aware … More Reasons I Wish I Lived in the Past When It Came To Dating…
Hello Friends, Do you remember last years post? Book of the Month Challenge Where I challenged myself to read a book every month? And while I did not quite manage to read 12 books, I did reach over 75% of my goal and today I’d love to share with you the books I read! Book 1: … More Book of the Month Challenge, Did I meet my goal?
It is once again Thanksgiving! Such a wonderful holiday! And yet it seems it is sometimes the holidays filled with the most warmth and love that can also be the loneliest. This year I once again find myself far from home. Its a quiet day for me, a small dinner, some light music and a … More A Quiet Thanksgiving
September is here and in full swing! All of us seem to be counting down the days till autumn, when cozy sweaters, hot cups of chai tea, and pumpkins are ‘allowed’ in our homes! While I am definitely in the top ranks of people dreaming of fall, I also think there is something to be said about enjoying the end of summer. … More 7 Ways to Enjoy Late Summer/Lavender Field Photo Shoot!
Wow!!! It was truly a dream come true to attend my first ever Civil War reenactment! (drum roll please). From watching the battle, to building a fire, to dancing the evening away, it was such a great experience! … More My First Reenactment!!!
Hey Friends, Have you ever had the privilege of meeting a celebrity or someone you looked up to? Maybe it was planned, maybe you had to pay a great deal of money, or maybe just maybe it happened when you least expected it. This was just the case for my teacher and I when we … More A Surprise Encounter; Meeting the Chrismans!
Hello Dear Friends, I love a good book, I love sitting down with a warm blanket and a hot cup of tea open that book and disappear in to my favorite worlds. But nine times out of ten I don’t do that, for some reason I put it off. It takes time and work and … More Book of the Month Challenge
The hustle and bustle of the holidays is upon us. Hunting fo the perfect Christmas gift and impatiently waiting for the first snow. If we close our eyes we can almost picture sleighs and faintly hear tinkling bells. In less then a week I will be heading home for the holidays and I couldn’t be … More My First Week of Christmas; ‘little decorations’
This thanksgiving I am sitting at a different table, far from home and my family.And though it is different and I miss them greatly there is still something we all can do no matter how many miles are between us.We can stop and thank Jesus for all he has done for us!-This year I am … More My Thanksgiving
I had to realize that a few pounds doesn’t transform anyone into a ugly toad. Somehow I needed to take a middle stance. We need to first accept who we are regardless of numbers, scars, or reflection. Then from a place of love work to improve. … More For All Who Struggle with Self Acceptance