Debt-Proof Your Christmas by Mary Hunt

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*This is a sponsored post; all opinions are my own.* If you find yourself dreading Christmas (or any of the holidays) because of money or obligations you can’t seem to escape, read this book by Mary Hunt. Packed with money-smart tips and chapters full of wallet-savvy gift ideas, not to mention Mary’s trade-mark humor, Debt-Proof Your […]

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Thanksgiving 2014

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Thanksgiving 2014

Thanksgiving weekend was crazy busy this year, and yet somehow pretty laid back at the same time. Nick’s mom flew out to the west coast to see her youngest son perform in a college theatrical production, and arrived home with only a day to spare before the start of the holiday weekend. Despite the short […]

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Making Mornings Mindful

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Making Mornings Mindful

*This is a sponsored post; all opinions are my own.* I don’t remember a time when my mornings were calm, much less relaxing, centering, refreshing, or any other kind of hippie-awesome (I say that lovingly, I’m definitely a hippie girl in many other ways). And I wish I could say that I’ve figured it out; […]

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45 Fantastic Thanksgiving Tablescapes

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45 Fantastic Thanksgiving Tablescapes

*This is a sponsored post; all opinions are my own.* Pinterest is my guilty pleasure; I’ve spent more time decorating my holiday boards than I have my actual house, this fall, thanks to incessant illness over the past month and a half. Sometimes reading about what other people do can inspire, and sometimes it can […]

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Contemplating Christmas Cards

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Contemplating Christmas Cards

*I was compensated for writing this post; all opinions are my own.* Every year I tell myself I’m going to write a family newsletter and send it out with a pretty picture in a meaningful card in the run-up to Christmas. Care to guess how many times in seven years of marriage that’s actually happened? […]

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