If you love reading a good historical fiction book that teaches you about a little piece of history, then the Stolen Marriage is one for you this summer! I read this one at the pool in a day last week - I couldn't put it down. Besides being a good fiction story, I learned a bit about the polio epidemic in the US in the early 40s and loved … [Read more...]

Did you know all the things that your HSA will cover for you? A couple of years ago, I didn't. We have a flex plan and I was diligently using it for co-pays and prescriptions until a pharmacist at CVS informed that I could be using it for so much more. Lively, the modern HSA provider, sent out a handy list that I found really helpful. This … [Read more...]

Loving my new AllBirds! They popped up in an an Instagram ad on my feed and I just loved the look. Imade some marketer happy when I clicked through their ad and eventually purchased a pair for myself. I had been on the hunt for awhile for a pair of comfortable every day shoes and these definitely fit the bill. These are truly the comfiest shoes … [Read more...]

When a couple of my tennis friends asked me to go away for a long weekend to an Adult Tennis Camp, it didn't take much arm twisting on their part to get me to say yes! Really, they had me at Florida in the winter but the tennis thing was an added benefit I was intrigued about. I'm somewhat new to tennis. I played a bit as a kid because my Mom … [Read more...]

Having always been intrigued by the monthly beauty box subscriptions I see various bloggers sharing, I finally pulled the plug and signed up for Ipsy late in the fall. I've gotten two bags thus far and they are fun to receive. January was better than December and I hope I'll find some cool makeup I wouldn't normally try from a shipment. I was … [Read more...]

I just loved doing the Goodreads challenge this year. In the beginning of the year, I set myself a goal for how many books I would try and read by the end of the year. I went with 30, giving myself a little leeway for busy times of year and hit it plus a few extras! I've been seeing a lot of friends share their lists on Facebook and have been … [Read more...]

While we have yet to even think about getting our main Christmas tree, I got inspired and set up this mini Christmas tree in my office today and it makes me so happy! Everything came from Target and is still on sale: 18" Mini Faux Fur Tree Skirt- $10 25ct Mini Christmas Ornament Set Gold & Silver- $3 Star Christmas Ornament in Silver - … [Read more...]

Meet Chewey, my sister's chihuahua mix. My sis got her from a shelter in Philadelphia over 15 years ago! She's an old girl now but is still the best little doggie. Chewey was found wandering the streets of Philly and taken in to a local shelter to be adopted. Who knows what Chewey's original story is but what we do know is that shelters are … [Read more...]

When my kiddos were littles, I used to be so good about ordering our Christmas cards. I would order every Thanksgiving evening - when I was stuffed and searching for early Black Friday deals. I'd have had our picture ready to go. Man, those were the days! This year, I was just happy to have had some professional photos we took back in the … [Read more...]

Here's another great Black Friday deal - the iPad 2018 is $80 off on Amazon today, $249 for the 32MB today. Looks like a lot of people are taking advantage because it's not shipping for a few days but will still come in time for Christmas! … [Read more...]