Galentines Blogger Gift Exchange [my first] 2   Recently updated !

Did y’all have a nice Valentines Day?  I sure did and not because I was wined and dined and had my husband buy me a dozen roses that cost a mortgage payment (kidding).  This year, I participated in the 2017 Galentine’s Blogger Exchange Gift Exchange, hosted by my friend, Mattie and her compadre, Olya. Both gals announced that they’d be opening up this fun exchange for the second year and I thought I’d jump on board and play along AND what a cool opportunity to get to know another blogger, right? The details: 1/27: Signups close 2/10: Deadline to ship your package […]

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10 Things that Made Me Happy This Week 13   Recently updated !

Happy Friday and Welcome to the 10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week Link Up! Each Friday, Krysten from Why Girls Are Weird, Charlotte, from My Pixie Blog and I host a weekly Friday link up where we reflect on the happy and grateful things in our lives, but more specifically from the last week. Sometimes all it takes are gentle reminders of things that make us grateful or appreciative. We live in a world full of disaster, chaos, poverty, famine, and tragedy – reflecting on the positive, I personally find makes me more aware and appreciative of the […]


Life Lately 2   Recently updated !

Did you all enjoy the lovely three-day long weekend?  I sure did!  If I could seriously figure out how to get my organization to work longer hours so we could work a four-day work week and have three-day long weekends, I’d be all over that.  Nevertheless, I’m back to work and happy that it is a short work week, even moreso than usual as I am not working this Friday so it’s an extra short work-week.  Yahooo! We had AMAZING weather all weekend long, with temperatures soaring into the double digits AND alllllllllllll of the snow was melting, which made for […]

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Blog Paws Wordless Wednesday 10   Recently updated !

Happy Wednesday Friends! It’s Blog Paws Wordless Wednesday (my blog posts are not so wordless – sorry, not sorry!)!  Many of you that frequent this blog know that apart from Friday, Wednesdays are one of my favourite days of the week.  This weekly link up from the Blog Paws community is a place where we can all show off our beloved pets, as well as network with others and find some friendships in some unlikely places. I have a recap post coming tomorrow but for now… I call this ‘Mexican stand off”… Charlie always initiates this play with Baxter 🙂   Have […]


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Happy Friday and Welcome to the 10 Things That Made Me Happy This Week Link Up! Each Friday, Krysten from Why Girls Are Weird, Charlotte, from My Pixie Blog and I host a weekly Friday link up where we reflect on the happy and grateful things in our lives, but more specifically from the last week. Sometimes all it takes are gentle reminders of things that make us grateful or appreciative. We live in a world full of disaster, chaos, poverty, famine, and tragedy – reflecting on the positive, I personally find makes me more aware and appreciative of the […]

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