There are quite a few blogging awards out there. I have been fortunate enough to have been nominated for several of them, including the Mystery Blogger Award, The Versatile Blogger Award, and the Sunshine Blogger Award. Now, thanks to Victoria from Victoria Austin, I have been nominated for the Liebster Award. I love that the blogging community is so supportive. Blogging Awards like these really help to show you are reaching other people and they appreciate all the hard work that goes into your blog. The Rules Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their post Answer the 11 questions theyRead More →

March is here and that means it’s time to set up my goals for the month. I don’t know about you, but February went by far too quickly. Of course, it is a short month, but even so, it did seem to come and go before I really had time to really appreciate it. Even when the previous month flies by, I always look forward to a new month. It means I have a new set of goals to work towards and new opportunities to explore. March goals are a bit similar to February’s, but I am working on adding a new thing each month,Read More →

Well, February totally snuck up on me. I can’t believe that we are already in the second month of the year. I suppose it is good that time is going quickly because that means winter will be over soon. A new month means it’s time to get new goals. My February goals are still on the light side, much like with my January goals. However, I feel like they will keep me busy throughout the month. Before we dive into this months goals, I want to take a moment and look back on how I did with January’s goals. How did I do with myRead More →

The month January has come to an end. During the month I had a goal of reading 8 books. I managed to achieve that and more, so I thought it would be funt o share my thoughts on the books that I read. January in books is the start of an ongoing series which will highlight the books that I read each month over the course of the year. January in books Fruits Basket Collectors Edition by Natsuki Takaya The 12 volumes of Fruits Basket Collections Edition contain all 23 volumes of the manga series. This is a quirky little series that follows a girl, TohruRead More →

As harsh temperatures affect much of North America this week, keeping your vehicle running can be a challenge. There are a number of steps to take that can help your vehicle continue to run in the cold as well as safety items to keep with you at all times. With these vehicle winterization tips, your vehicle will be ready for winter and everything it throws your way. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Block Heater A key to keeping yourRead More →

As winter’s icy chill continues to have a firm grip on things, it can be easy to succumb to the winter blahs. Depending on where you live, this may not even be an issue. After all, some areas barely get any winter weather. However, those who live in the colder Nothern climates know all too well how long and cold winter can be. When the winter is howling, the snow is blowing and the temperatures dip to a dangerous level, what is one to do? Here are 8 things to do when it’s too cold to go outside. Reading Whether you have 1 or 100Read More →

January is here! Not only are we entering a new month but also a new year. It’s the beginning of new opportunities, which means setting up new goals. Much like in the previous months, my January goals will encompass various aspects of my life. Though it is a new year, which means I have a lot I want to accomplish, I also don’t want to burn myself out right out of the starting gate. So January is going to be a light goals month, but it will also allow me to evaluate where I want to go over the course of the year and adjust myRead More →

When it comes to holiday baking, the first thing that comes to mind is gingerbread cookies. There is something about the cookies that just screams Christmas. I remember eagerly waiting for these cookies to be baked as a child so that I could decorate them. Of course, the best part was actually eating them. Though my fondness of these cookies remains, I know that these aren’t exactly the healthiest of options. So, I decided to search out a healthy version. My friend Kristin, over at Tales From Home, agreed to help me out with this guest post by creating a keto gingerbread cookies recipe. However, ifRead More →

Christmas is fast approaching. We are now just a little more than two weeks away from the big day. Lately, I have been thinking about being a kid at Christmas. I have always loved Christmas, and even now, I turn into a big kid as the holidays approach. One thing I miss from my childhood days is writing a letter to Santa. Something so simple always brought we such joy. It didn’t matter if he brought we everything that I asked for. The act of writing the letter was so much fun. If one or more of those things I mentioned ended up under theRead More →

Christmas is fast approaching. There is something about this time of year that makes me stop and enjoy the joys of life. Seeing all those decorations in the stores and around my house leaves me feeling happy. Taking the time to carefully place each decoration on a tree or table creates a special feeling and enhances that space. Our tradition of putting up the tree and decorating it is one of my favorites. Of course, even in doing that, I feel happy seeing certain ornaments. Though I love all of the ornaments that we own, some are my favorites. There is a mix of new andRead More →