So it wasn’t really my intention to take the rest of December off!  I have lots of ideas for Christmas, but I didn’t get around to posting them in time.  The same exact thing happened last year, so I am starting to realize that I will never be able to post that much in December unless I prepare them way ahead of time.

Considering all of that, I have decided I will still post all of my Christmas ideas, and how about we choose to believe that instead of being late, they are just extra early for next year?  So, be expecting some Christmas posts in the upcoming weeks.

Now, for today’s post…

address writing

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This idea came to me as I was thinking about journaling.  Well, the fact that I don’t keep a journal.   My kids always want to hear stories about my life – growing up, vacations, funny stories, embarrassing stories, sad stories, pretty much anything!

I am the same way, I love to hear stories from my husband, my parents, my in-laws, my brothers, etc, etc…  Isn’t it amazing how you can know someone your whole life, but still not know so many things? Read More →


Like a lot of people, my decorations for the holidays consist of hand-me-downs from my parents, gifts from friends, clearance purchases, and a few DIY projects.   I really love looking at beautiful inspirational decorations for the holidays – whether it be in a magazine, Pinterest, a friend’s home, etc…

However, when you are dealing with a mod-podge of decorations, it can be hard to get that perfectly curated look, and for a while, that was a bit of a disappointment to me. Read More →