Stocking Stuffers that Make Sense

It's #blogmas, which essentially means an entire month of bloggers sharing their welcomed wisdom, giving pinnable content regarding the holidays. There are reflections, suggestions, and a wealth of information—especially when it comes to gifting ideas; there are posts on just about every type of present and recipient. Gift guides galore. I love it. There are…

Christmas quotes to get you in the holiday spirit

Have the warm feelings of the holidays taken a while to jump start this year? I've heard many people say that 2018 hurled by; so much so, it barely feels possible that fall is over, Thanksgiving has long passed, and Christmas is right around the corner. For some, the season has come with a flash…

5 Non-Conventional Christmas Gift Ideas

A few years ago, I decided that for birthdays and anniversaries, my primary gift-giving focus would be on experiences. Sometimes I'd rather have a weekend getaway or spend my money on an excursion, adventure, or even a trip to a brewery, especially when it's meant to celebrate a loved one on their special day. I'll…

Show of the Moment: Great British Baking Show

I normally don't consider myself a cooking show person. Nor do I really enjoy reality shows. So, imagine my surprise when I fell in love with the Great British Baking Show (titled the Great British Bake Off in the UK) and ended up binging an entire season in a single night. Shocked. Let me fill…

Affordable Touches of Christmas

Christmas is coming, y'all. Though I have always loved Christmas, it's taken me a while to jump into the spirit of home decoration. Last year, Chad and I were still in recovery mode after our wedding, and getting into new routines, sorting out new traditions and family nuances. Before that, we were exhausted college students,…

Quick and Easy Halloween 2018, Nine-Nine Style

Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a terrific show. It has so much going for it, including hilarious jokes, well-developed characters, and a level of diversity that makes television worth watching. This year for Halloween, Chad and I procrastinated and allowed the holiday to creep up on us without giving it any preparation or thought. It was mid-week,…