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Five Finds Friday // 4

Christmas is only two weeks away! I am getting so excited and love everything about this time of year. We are going to try to finish up our Christmas shopping this weekend and watch some Christmas movies. I hope you all are enjoying the holiday season as much as we are. Here are my five […]

Five Finds Friday // 3

I’m back for another round of Five Finds Friday. Make sure to check out Taylor and Holly’s finds. Funny. Jon and I have been watching Friends on Netflix. For the first time. I’m not sure why it has taken me this long to watch it, but it is quickly becoming one of my favorites. We […]

November Reads.

Guys. I had such high hopes for reading in November. I did finish three and I’m close to finishing another one, but that just didn’t reach my expectations. Anyways, the good news is I really liked two of the three that I finished. The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin My rating: 5 stars Goodreads average […]

Friendsgiving Recap.

I’ve mentioned before that we were hosting our first Friendsgiving this year and I have to say that it was a success. I won’t lie. There may have been an emotional breakdown at one point that involved preparing the turkey. Tears were shed. The laugh-cry came into play. But other than that everything went pretty […]

#COLLABOREADS: FIND THE GOOD

Today, I am linking up with Amber of Mr. Thomas and Me and Rachel A. Dawson for Collaboreads. Each month Amber and Rachel select a category and on the last Monday of the month, anyone who participated posts a review on the book they read. This is my first time participating. Amber and Rachel provide […]

10 Things I’m Thankful for This Year.

If I’m being honest, 2015 hasn’t been the easiest year. My husband’s mother passed away in July. My grandfather passed away a few weeks later. With the holidays approaching, another wave of grief hits us, our family members, and others who have lost loved ones. Knowing that this year will be different. Experiencing things for […]

Five Finds Friday (Part Two)

I’m back for a second round of Five Finds Friday. This week has been crazy busy and it won’t be slowing down this weekend or anytime soon with the holidays just around the corner. However, I am looking forward to everything that comes with this busy season. Remember to check out the blogs of those […]

101 in 1001.

I am participating in Day Zero Project’s 101 things in 1,001 days. This challenge is all about setting 101 goals and finishing them in 1,001 days. It is a happy medium between a to-do list and a bucket list. Bucket lists are great. In fact, I have one. The only problem with them is there […]

Sherlock’s Adoptiversary.

If you don’t like dogs, you might want to skip this post. A little over a year ago, Jonathon and I decided we wanted to get a dog. We had originally planned to wait longer before we got one. We had only been married for about 5 months and were living in a small apartment. […]

Five Finds Friday.

Two blogs I’ve been reading (Taylor Schumann – Schmusings and Holly Paulette) do a link-up on Fridays called Five Finds Friday and I thought I’d join in on the fun. Head on over to their blogs to read about their finds. 🙂 Funny. Okay, I know this is probably nothing new to many of you, but […]