Christmas Traditions

Photo by PhotoMIX Ltd. from Pexels We all have Christmas traditions. When I was a kid ours were we would visit both sides of the family. We would visit my dad’s side on Christmas Eve. My Nana would host it at her house and we would all crowd into her tiny abode. We would eat…

My First Published Short Story!

When I saw my work in print for the first time I almost cried. I just can’t believe it! It’s just so crazy to me that it’s all starting to happen for me. My dreams are slowly coming true and the only other thing that can top this feeling is when I had my kids….

Oh What a Year It Has Been

Photo by Malte Lu from Pexels This year has been crazy. My little family and I have been through a lot. Where to even start? My children got a year older, it seems like it’s going by so fast. Next year the oldest will be starting school! I know he’ll love it because he loves…

Books I Couldn’t Finish

This year I set myself to read 60 books by the end of the year. I’m almost there but along the way there were a few that I started but I just couldn’t finish them for one reason or another. Here are the books that I just couldn’t make it through: This one was just…

My Favorite Christmas Songs

I have a playlist on my phone of all my favorite Christmas songs. I would definitely have to say though that Bing Crosby, in my opinion, just sounds like Christmas. You know how there are so many themes for Christmas? I feel like there are so many different interpretations of Christmas and my favorite is…

What Tops Your Tree?

Photo by Jeswin Thomas from Pexels As I’ve gotten older, and out of my parents house, I’ve discovered that there are many ways to top a Christmas tree. (Obviously) We would always top our tree with a star because I was raised in a Christian household. The star on top of the tree represents the…

My Mom’s Christmas Cookies

When I was a kid my mom would always make these cookies and I can’t eat anything with almond extract and not think about those cookies and Christmas and all the good times we had when I was a kid at Christmas time. My mother got this recipe from her grandmother so she would make…

Dream Series #8

Photo by Simon Migaj from Pexels As you may know by now, if you’ve been reading my blog, I have some pretty weird dreams. I don’t really know how to start these anymore since I do these pretty regularly so I think unless I have something important to say I’m just going to just jump…

My Christmas Wish List

Whenever anyone asks me what want for Christmas I never know. I thought this year I’d actually sit down and think about it so I have a answer.  Of course I always want books but there are a few things I wouldn’t mind having. I love giving gifts as much as I love getting them…

Body Positivity

Bonus post! So this morning I was having a conversation with myself, yes this happens a lot, and I was thinking about how much I complain about my body. I’m not where I want to be fitness wise and I don’t have the best diet. I know there are things I could work on and…