Another month has come along and once again I wasn’t ready for it. This year seems to be going by so fast. While I’m excited about the warmer weather and summer activities, I also know this means we are going to get back to winter before I am ready. After making goals for June, I decided it would be a good idea to make some for July as well. So today I will be sharing my July goals. How I did in June Overall, I did pretty well on reaching the goals that I set in June. A few didn’t happen, but that’s okay. ForRead More →

There are quite a few 30-day challenges out there. Some are for photography, others for cooking and there are a large number of fitness ones. There are those that look easy, while others seem quite challenging. But I am going to focus on the 30-day fitness challenge ones. We have all seen those before and after photos. Where the before picture if a person with plenty of fat on their body. Then 30 days later they are not only slim but have a killer six-pack to boot. However, the kicker is when they claim that no diet change is necessary. All that is required is aRead More →

Do you often wonder what you will make for dinner? Are your cupboards full but you’re not sure what to make? Perhaps you turn to takeout because it’s easier than figuring out what to make each night. Wishing you could plan ahead and make dinner less chaotic? Good news! You can do just that. Creating a monthly meal plan is the easiest way to make dinner easier and it helps to keep the grocery budget down too. How to create a monthly meal plan So how does one meal plan a month at a time? There are a number of steps involved, however, they areRead More →

The blogging world is full of all kinds of amazing people. It also has a great number of awards that are handed out. Not long ago I was nominated for the Mystery Blogger away and now had the pleasure of being nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Quietstorm Session. I want to thank her so much for this nomination! The rules Make sure you include who nominated you in your post. Answer the 11 questions. Create your own 11 questions. Tag and notify those that you have nominated. Questions for me What made you start blogging? I had been thinking about starting this blog for aboutRead More →

Bathrooms are one of those spaces that can often get overlooked when decorating. It’s a space we usually organize, but rarely make it something special. Since it is a room that is used only on occasion and for short periods of time, it’s easy to not think about decorating it. But why not make your bathroom fun to look at. Today we will be focusing on decorating and organizing your bathroom This 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.  Where to start If youRead More →

Bathrooms, like most spaces in your home, are susceptible to clutter. Extra towels, shampoo samples and those lipsticks you thought you would love all but now hate all take up space. It can be easy to overlook most of these items, thinking that one day you will use them. Have more than one bathroom? No worries! Tackle them one at a time or together. Today we are talking about how to declutter your bathroom. The time has come to get rid of those items. Reclaim that space! How to declutter your bathroom The starting point The best way to tackle this, or any other decluttering project,Read More →

Can you believe that it’s June already? The month certainly snuck up on me. It felt as though it was still weeks away, and then suddenly here it was! After having a fantastic May, I am really looking forward to June. June will be fairly busy. I need to make sure that I stay on track and motivated. Thus I am sharing my goals for the month of June. Gardening Goals For me, June is the beginning of the gardening season. It’s quite late compared to many people. However, I know that planting any earlier will mean that I will lose plants to cold and frost. IRead More →

May is coming to an end. The month has gone by surprisingly fast. I have to say it was a great month. May was a transition month in many ways. Winter comes to an end and spring makes its appearance. This was also the month where changes and goals were being implemented in my life. Embracing positivity in life I decided that I would share my favorite things in May. Black Currant & Quince Scented Candle This was a gift from a friend. I wasn’t sure about the scent at first. However, I threw caution to the wind and the candle was lit. Soon theRead More →

Looking for the perfect thing to make for an easy and delicious breakfast option? Scones are a great choice! There is a great number of flavors of scones out there, but by far my favorite has always been cinnamon raisin. This one-bowl recipe can be put together in less than 30 minutes. These are easy enough to make for those beginning their journey to cooking as well as those who are experts in the kitchen. If you are looking for an easy to make breakfast or snack option, then look no further than these easy cinnamon raisin scones. This post may contain affiliate links. ThisRead More →

Creating an inviting space when entering your house can truly make it feel like a home. The entryway is generally the first place people see upon coming into your home. This space should be functional but also appealing to the eye. The first step to have a useful entryway is to declutter that space. Once you are left with only the items you need, it is time to decorate and organize your home’s entryway. This 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.  WhereRead More →