28 Underrated Christmas Gems (Those Movies, Books, and Songs I Love That You Might Not Know About Yet)

This time of year, one of my favorite discussion starters with friends, family, and even strangers met in line at the post office is to ask their favorite Christmas movies, books, and ...

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28 Things On Our Christmas Bucket List

In just a few short days we will all be fully immersed in the Holiday Season! (Yes, I know many of you have already been knee-deep in the Holiday Season for weeks ...

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28 Kinda Crummy Things

Last month I launched my fun new “28 Things” series with a list of truly wonderful things. Today, we are taking the series a little darker—which is fitting, given today’s date. (To ...

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Book Blogger Memory Challenge

I am a sucker for a bookish challenge, so when Carol shared this one on her blog last month I jumped at the chance to play along. Our task: Answer the prompts ...

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28 Wonderful Things

September is proving to be a busy month. (But really, what month isn’t busy in this post-COVID era that has us all overeager to do all the things in our enthusiasm to ...

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Chill Summer Thursdays: To All the (Nonfiction) Books I’ve Loved Before

Two weeks ago I took you all on a walk through my historical bookshelves with a list of my all-time favorite novels from the past several years. Today I’m sharing a similar ...

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Chill Summer Thursdays: 90’s Throwback

My 1990s childhood was one of flashiness and neon, of sugary packaged foods and regrettable attire, and a whole bunch of good, wholesome fun. As kids, we elder Millennials fawned over our ...

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Chill Summer Thursday: Happy (Obscure) Holidays!

August is the rare month with ZERO holidays. (Correct me if I’m wrong, but barring April in years when Easter comes early, I think August might be the only non-holiday month if ...

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Chill Summer Thursday: So Glad You Asked!

As summer stretches on, many of my favorite content creators are taking much-needed breaks from ALL the things (blogging, podcasting, social media, etc). I contemplated taking a break myself, but the truth ...

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About Those Stars and Stripes

Tomorrow, June 14, is Flag Day here in the United States. It’s not a holiday that gets much attention, but after seeing it pop up on my calendar year after year I ...

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