A New Year’s Resolution to Read 12 Books in 12 Months

I can’t believe we’re already half way through January, which is why I should probably start this post by saying Happy New Year! Getting back into the swing of our regular routine after a long 2-week school break proved to be a bit challenging for everyone. We all enjoyed sleeping in, eating breakfast at ten […]

6 Cold Weather Tips to Protect Your Cellphone this Winter

As a runner I’ve had to get used to many different weather conditions, some I don’t mind and some I don’t like at all. Like, I love to run at the track with the sun beating down on me because it adds some extra intensity to my workout. I don’t even mind running in the […]

Pictopia Disney Edition Board Game Review & GIVEAWAY

I can’t believe we are just a few short days away from celebrating Christmas, especially since there’s still so much to do before the big day! Even though we haven’t opened any gifts or spent time with family just yet, I find myself already thinking ahead to the new year and all the potential it […]

Trying to Find My Christmas Spirit

I have to admit that November’s NaBloPoMo wore me out a little bit. On more than one occasion I compared it to running (and finishing) a half marathon and that analogy is one I keep going back to because they really are very similar. For example, I’ve hardly written on my blog at all since […]

Wordless Wednesday – Disney Christmas Ornaments

10 Giving Tuesday Ideas & Ways to Pay it Forward

Before I go any further I have to share a major accomplishment that I’m pretty darn proud of. I made it! I’m crossing the finish line of BlogHer’s November NaBloPoMo! *THROWING HANDFULS OF CONFETTI* This post right here is the last one of the month and it signifies something that I’ve never achieved before, which […]

Turkey & Stuffing Casserole Recipe + Thanksgiving Leftovers

If the inside of your refrigerator looks anything like the inside of my refrigerator then it is probably filled with Thanksgiving leftovers. Let’s face it, everyone can only eat so many turkey sandwiches before they get bored and start begging for something different, which is why I’d like to share a quick and easy recipe […]

Jeans are Better Than Yoga Pants & Choose Hugs Not Carbs

I don’t know about you, but I’m glad it’s Friday. Even though we’ve had some really nice family days together due to no school for Cody and Nick, no work for Paul, and the Thanksgiving holiday, I’m feeling a little worn out and exhausted. From all the pre-holiday food preparations to eating all that food […]

Thanksgiving Gratitude

I know that Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the things we’re grateful for, but since I write entries in a gratitude journal┬ámost every day I wasn’t sure if anything special would come to mind today. The more I think about it, though, the more I realize the things I’m most appreciative of in […]

Divorce Humor {Wordless Wednesday}