Spring is Coming?

Happy Friday everyone! I hope you are all having an awesome day so far.  I feel like it is finally FINALLY starting to feel like spring.  I tend to associate my  birthday with spring and that happened Wednesday.  Despite the fluctuating weather we’ve been having lately in Michigan, I think I can definitely say spring is in the air. Continue reading “Spring is Coming?”

The Top 10 of my 2018 Reading List

I love reading so much!  I didn’t do a very good job of reaching my reading goal in 2017, but I’m hoping this year will be better.  It’s one of my resolutions to set aside some time everyday either when I wake up or before bed to read a little bit.  In doing so, I hope to reach my goal of reading 36 books in 2018.  Of those 36 books I would like to read, these ten I’m sharing are at the very top of my list!

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New Year, New Goals! Happy 2018!

Happy New Year everyone!  It is officially 2018!!  I can hardly believe it! Can you?

I had an exciting night ringing in the new year with some of my best friends from high school.  We played games until 11 then went over to Grant Park in Chicago and walked toward Navy Pier to see the fireworks.  I don’t have much photo evidence (the one’s below were taken before all the phones died) because all of our phones died almost simultaneously from the cold, but it was so fun to spend time with them and act like penguins for warmth in the negative Chicago temperatures.  We finished the night by warming up with hot cocoa and a movie, and had an old school sleepover.  Despite the freezing weather, I wouldn’t have wanted to start 2018 any other way! Continue reading “New Year, New Goals! Happy 2018!”

The Best Christmas Cookie Recipe

Merry Christmas Eve Eve everyone!  I hope you all have some time to relax and enjoy spending the weekend with family and friends.  If you’re still scrambling to find a recipe for cookies to bring to your many Christmas parties, you can breathe easy, I’ve got you covered!  If that’s not why you’re scrambling then you should just make some of these cookies to relax and know that I’m praying for you to have a relaxing and happy Christmas weekend!

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The Nine Absolute Best Holiday Traditions

Some things are more special when it only comes once a year. Some things are simply made more magical with the season. I’ve always been one for traditions. I love the holidays and spending time with family and friends. I wanted to share 9 of my favorite holiday traditions with you. They’ve definitely changed some over the years, but you can always count on Christmas for lots of family time! Continue reading “The Nine Absolute Best Holiday Traditions”