I can’t believe we are one day away from December. This time of the year always seems to speed up as we get closer to Christmas. As many of us are starting to do our holiday shopping, everyone is becoming more stressed and life is hectic. These are the little things that I enjoyed during the month of November. Maybe there is something here to help keep your holidays stress-free. This post may contain affiliate links, Joann Salas is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an … [Read more...] about The Little Things… November favorites
Up until now, I’ve been talking a lot about my mom and how she inspired me to write and ultimately start this blog. I wanted to talk a little about my dad. My dad is a wonderful man and he has been such a great father to my sister and me. He is truly one of a kind as I have never met too many men like my dad. When we were younger, he was a little rough around the edges. Although he was strict with us, he always had a gentle hand. When we tell people this now, they can’t believe what my dad … [Read more...] about My dad, the Military Man (well kind of sort of)
As I have been sitting here thinking about the last couple of months, I am feeling truly thankful for having the opportunity to start my blog. It has been a true labor of love and it has made me feel happy and more content than I have in quite some time. I now feel like I have somewhere to go and put down the words that fill up my head. The thoughts I have been keeping inside for so long now have a place to go. I wasn’t sure about sharing my feelings or thoughts with anyone. I’ve been writing … [Read more...] about Thankful, Grateful and Blessed
As many of us are putting together our favorite gift giving ideas and suggestions, I thought I would take a different approach this week. This week, we will be celebrating Thanksgiving and then running out (or shopping from our homes) to grab as many Black Friday deals as we can. Although, I love to shop for gifts, to me wrapping them is just as much fun. I know we have the dollar stores all around us for gift bags, tags and tissue paper and even trim that is of course budget friendly. Even … [Read more...] about My Top 10 Gift wrapping, cards and trim to make your gifts more special!