Adventures in Snow and Ice

January 31, 2014

It snowed in Alabama in case you haven’t heard.  And we reacted to it exactly like we always do: sheer and utter panic.  Except this time it was 100 times worse.  Why?  There are lots of reasons which I won’t go into.  If you’re interested in that sort of thing and/or you want to find […]

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Real Food eBook Bundle – 5 Books for $7.40!

January 27, 2014

For readers who are overwhelmed by the idea of real food, unsure what steps to take in their kitchen and meal planning, or just looking for more delicious whole foods recipes, this bundle is packed full of value. With dozens of tips, hundreds of recipes and a complete 7-day meal plan, plus a shopping guide […]

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Weekly Wanderings

January 17, 2014

Things I found while wandering around the internet… Forever Young Adult: Best Books of 2013 {Looking for something to read?  Start here!} Tips on Using Google+ Effectively {With these new comment systems that use Google+, I should probably figure out how to use it. lol} What Really Happens When We Give Our Kids Everything They […]

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TBR Challenge: Short Shorts – The Witching Hour and Winter Rose by Nora Roberts

January 15, 2014

It’s that time again!  Time for the 2014 TBR (to-be-read) Challenge! January is all about short books – short stories, novellas, category romances, and the like.  Last year I read a novella that had been sitting on my ereader for almost a year.  This year I tackled a print book that had been on my […]

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“The Best Year Yet” eBook Bundle – 5 Books for $7.40!

January 6, 2014 is back with all new bundles for 2014! Make this year your best year yet with this collection of ebooks designed to encourage and equip you to live intentionally. With daily prompts to help you get organized and set goals plus encouragement to simplify, unplug and go green, this bundle is the perfect way […]

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Awesome Things That Happen On Twitter

January 2, 2014

I have long professed my love for Twitter.  I feel like I can be myself more than I can on Facebook and most of the people I follow are awesome and not sharing long ranting posts full of song lyrics or every detail about their latest illness.  Plus, I enjoy trying to be witty in […]

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Recapping 2013

December 30, 2013

As I sit here trying to think of something interesting to say about 2013, I realize that 2013 was a pretty uneventful year for me.  There were ups and downs of course, but no one close to me died, I didn’t get married or have a baby, nor did I change jobs.  So…yeah.  2013 was […]

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Peppermint Melt-Aways

December 24, 2013

This is it!  Your last cookie recipe of 2013!  What have you made this year?  What’s been your favorite?  I think my favorite is tied with the Funfetti Christmas Trees and the Brownie Bite Surprises.  I really, really liked those. Today’s recipe for Peppermint Melt-Aways is another great, small cookie.  They were perfect as the […]

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Brownie Bite Surprises

December 21, 2013

Can you believe it’s just 4 days until Christmas?  Are you ready?  I am most certainly not.  I’ve bought all my gifts, but I haven’t wrapped a single one.  My mom and I haven’t even talked about what we are serving this year for Christmas, and The Carpenter and I have yet to discuss plans.  […]

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies: Mini Cranberry Pound Cakes

December 20, 2013

I think I should change the name of this series to “12 Days of Christmas Treats”.  Clearly I’m running out of cookie ideas.  Well, that’s not entirely true.  Originally I was going to make red velvet cookies, but then I made this awesome fudge that I thought you all would enjoy.  BUT THEN I made […]

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