Minimalism. I’m beginning to embrace the idea of minimalism. Living with less. We have a small house, so the idea of having less “things” appeals to me. More things means more stuff to find a place for and more stuff to clean around. I guess this really kicked in for me when we overhauled the … More Minimalism
I’ve been in need of a phone case for a couple of years. The case that I had was broken from a fall I took while running a few years ago. I just never got around to replacing it, and actually had a part of it taped together to hold it in place. I came … More My New Pela Case
Hey friends! I’ve been doing a whole lot of reading this summer. But, it’s been a bit since I’ve shared a review with you here. So, here we go. I recently finished Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand. You may know that she is one of my favorite authors. I stumbled across her books in … More Have You Read This One?
It’s June now. The month that summer arrives on the calendar. We are finally starting to have warmer days around here. And, still, lots of rain! A new month brings a new workout calendar. If you follow me, you know I am a member of GHUTV, a subscription workout site. I love the variety of … More The June Calendar
Have you ever participated in NaNoWriMo? NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month and it happens during the month of November. The goal is to write a 50,000 word novel starting on November 1 and ending before the clock ticks over to the month of December. If you’ve ever had any inclination to be a writer, … More NaNoWriMo
The dictionary says that mindset is “the established set of attitudes held by someone”. Having a positive mindset seems like such a simple thing to do. Really, thinking positive thoughts about your life should be pretty easy to do. However, if you are surrounded by negativity, or people who are always complaining about this or … More Mindset
Recently, a family member told me about an online place to buy used books. It’s called ThriftBooks. I love to read, and have for years, so this sounded like something I needed to check out. ThriftBooks was born in 2003, and has since grown to include warehouses in multiple cities across the United States. They … More Thrift Books
My membership to GHUTV just renewed recently. It’s such a great investment in myself! I have been a member for two years now. I am a Gold member, which means I have access to all the Gold live workouts, as well as the other workouts at the premium level. Most Mondays, a new workout is … More Serious Strength
As you know, I’ve been enjoying my Chemex pour-over coffee maker for a couple of months now. I really enjoy the process of making my coffee in the morning. It’s not fast, like a Keurig, but it’s very satisfying. I got three different kinds of coffee beans as Christmas gifts. I liked them all! I … More What’s Your Favorite Coffee?
What are you reading these days? You know that I love to read. My usual author picks are Nora Roberts, Elin Hilderbrand, Susan Mallery, Danielle Steel, Robyn Carr, Susan Wiggs, Kristin Hannah, etc. But, for Christmas, I got this book, The Life She Was Given, by Ellen Marie Wiseman. I had never heard of this … More What Are You Reading?