The Backstory My rheumatologist has been telling me for years that I need to wear better footwear than the Payless flats that I love so much. With that, my current shopping wish is a pair of Birkenstock Gizeh Birko-Flor sandals for the summer that, ironically, is almost over. With a goal in mind and recently… Read More Poshmark or Smoshmark? A review.
I’ve been unsettled the last few months. I’ve started a new job, moved into a new house, got married and had a few other major challenges. None of those are bad; they just have me feeling quite out of a routine lately. Do you ever have that? I can’t seem to get a new… Read More Actively Enduring
I had someone ask me the other day about the anger I experienced when I was first diagnoses with RA. I was completely honest with them. It was an anger like I’ve never experienced before. For the first time I was mad at my body for limiting me in ways I never dreamt. I spoke… Read More Anger is as anger does.
….Wedding Date; not your nose you sicko! 🙂 After you get engaged, this is one of the next important decisions you’ll make. Picking a date is even something you need to do if you are planning on eloping! There are so many factors that go into picking a wedding date that the task can be… Read More Picking Your…
Every season after the holidays are over I experience a bit of the January blues. Its similar to a sugar or caffeine crash after a noon binge. There are far less things to do, people to please, presents to shop for and overall happiness in everyone you greet. I know the holidays are a stressful… Read More Animal Therapy
On Saturday while chatting with my mom around the table we noticed a small pack of deer crossing the creek behind the house. I ran into my office and grabbed the camera. They were so beautiful against the frosty backdrop and so elegant while walking and crossing the ice. We had a fantastic… Read More Deer Me
I took the dogs for a walk the other day at a local park. It had been foggy the night before so the overnight freezing temperatures coated everything in a beautiful frost. I couldn’t resist snapping a few pictures. While we walked I saw Violet itching to break out into a full sprint and… Read More Walking in a Winter Wonderland
Every year starting after Thanksgiving I watch some of my favorite Christmas movies. There are new and exciting films coming out each year so my list just keeps growing. Since I don’t have cable service I often rely on my Netflix account for television entertainment. This year I am very disappointed in the selection of holiday… Read More Christmas Movie Season
Hello again! My apologies for being gone for several weeks. I am finally settled into our new home, decorated for Christmas and ready to get back to full-time work. In the meantime I thought I’d share with you some quick snapshots of the house decor at this point. I’ll get more posts up now… Read More Home Sweet Home
My vinyl obsession continues. Yes those are Christmas albums you see here. What?! I am preparing for the holidays. 🙂 Truly, though…my grandparents called me one summer evening this year and asked if I would like a box of older vinyl records from my great aunt’s house. I immediately said yes without knowing what was… Read More Vinyl Obsessed