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…

I’ve Never Really Liked Tag

It's true: while the game of tag has always crept into my surroundings—as an out-of-breath kid who wondered why others were so easily tricked into exercising, and now as a blogger that feels overwhelmed when my handle pops into "Follow Friday" tweets—I've always avoided it. Like when I was a kid, it now has nothing…

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…

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,…