Tag Archives: Favorites

Lately // March 2017

Lately // March 2017

At the end of last month I was feeling emotionally battered and bruised—not because of any difficult life circumstances (outwardly, things were great) but simply due to some mental health issues that were determined to make me miserable. I knew I couldn’t keep going on that way, so I did everything I could to prompt… Continue Reading

Lately // December 2016

Lately // December 2016

It’s been less than a month since my last Lately post, but we’ve packed that month with far more than four weeks’ worth of activity. Not surprisingly, this December has been dominated by all-things Christmas: decorating, Christmas parties, shopping and wrapping. . . it’s been a bit of a blur, but also so fun. This… Continue Reading

Cinco de Wednesday: Essential Kitchen Knives (& Accessories)

Cinco de Wednesday: Essential Kitchen Knives (& Accessories)

I’m rounding out my Kitchen Favorites series with what are arguably the most important tools in any cook’s arsenal: kitchen knives! As a recovering cheapskate, I’m often tempted to settle for the least expensive kitchen tools. For some items, this works out just fine. But over the years I’ve discovered that—with few exceptions—kitchen knives are… Continue Reading

Lately // September 2016

Lately // September 2016

Isn’t September wonderful? It offers the same fresh start as the New Year, but without January’s dreary weather or post-Christmas blues. September = Summer Weather AND new beginnings, plus all things pumpkin, with a healthy dose of autumn decor added in; what’s not to love?! This month has definitely felt like a new chapter for… Continue Reading

Cinco de Wednesday: Top Kitchen Tools

Cinco de Wednesday: Top Kitchen Tools

Call me a snoop, but I love getting an insider’s look into other people’s lives. Since you are reading a personal blog, I assume that you do too! Some of my favorite blog posts to read are day-in-the-life posts, or posts detailing what’s in a person’s purse or pantry. It’s always so fun (and helpful!)… Continue Reading

Lately // August 2016

Lately // August 2016

I’m back from vacation, and what better way to return from a break than with a monthly recap?! August has been good to our little family. The month was filled with laughter, adventure, family time, and memories that I will treasure forever. Our busyness levels exceeded my usual threshold, but I wouldn’t change a thing.… Continue Reading