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?
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
We are almost half way through the month of November. Can you believe it? For November, GHUTV encouraged us to pick workouts for the month that either are new to us, or ones that we haven’t done in a while. There are more than 250 workouts to choose from, so the possibilities are endless! I … More November Fitness
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!