COVID 19. Coronavirus. These words have completely changed our world. Normal is not a thing anymore. Nothing about life right now is normal. The term “new normal” is thrown around in all aspects of life. I’m not sure normal, new or not, will ever be a thing again. When the stay home orders and closures … More Life During A Pandemic
What’s on the other side? It’s a common question. Someone might ask what’s on the other side of the fence. Or, maybe they wonder about what’s on the other side of the road. Or, even what is on the other side of a challenge. Do you wonder about what’s on the other side? If you … More The Other Side
Are you in need of some good vibes? Something to make you smile? It’s such a crazy world we live in right now. Hate and negativity fill the air waves and news feeds. It’s easy to get sucked in. It’s easy to let all the negativity drag you down. It can be a challenge to … More Good Vibes
I’m looking for coffee! What I mean, is, I’m looking to try new coffees. I try to buy different brands and flavors at the grocery store. Most times, I buy whole bean coffee and grind it myself. But, I also buy ground coffee sometimes. I think it’s fun to try different kinds of coffee. I … More Looking For Coffee
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
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
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?
We did it! We took advantage of a holiday sale and bought a Berkey water filter! I have wanted a Berkey for quite some time. I drink water all day long, every day. Yes, we have a filter on the water dispenser in our fridge. But, I always wondered if it was filtering everything out. … More Berkey Water Filter Love
For quite some time now, I have wanted a pour-over coffee maker. We had a regular drip coffee maker for years and years. Then, 2 years ago, during our kitchen renovation, we switched to a Keurig. It was fast and easy to make coffee with the Keurig while our kitchen was being redone. Don’t get … More I Love My Chemex Coffee Maker!