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 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”