Hey friends, I hope you are all doing well during these crazy times we are living in. I know I've fallen off the blogging wagon over the last couple of years but I'm hoping that will be changing again soon. Being home has been interesting and we're all learning how to navigate our new normal. I haven't been reading as much as I thought I would … [Read more...]

I love my room, but I wanted it to be a bit more sporty. I wanted some bling and some soccer. Lucky for me, my Mom Mom is an interior designer. She had a great idea that would transform the room quick and inexpensively. We changed out the crystal drawer handles to soccer balls. It was so easy, I was able to do it myself! Then we … [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...]

Lately it feels like you can get just about anything in a monthly subscription box: jewelry, groceries, hair accessories, pet toys, clothes and more. I have to admit to feeling a little oversaturated with it all. Butin the name of editorial sacrifice, I decided to go out on a limb and try Winc, a monthly wine-subscription service that everyone's … [Read more...]

My latest read was this book, Circe. I saw it listed somewhere along the way and thought it seemed up my alley as I always loved Greek Mythology as a kid. It was a great read! Slow at times but compelling and interesting. Circe is a nyphm, the daughter of Titan Helios, the God of the sun. She's a lesser God and in traditional lore she most notably … [Read more...]

You know it's a good book when you finish and you're sad it's over. I'm still reeling and thinking about Moloka'i, the historical book I finished last night. The book is set in the early 1900s in Hawaii, during one of the largest medical quarantines that ever happened in the US. (leprosy) The story follows Rachel Kalama, a 7 year old girl who … [Read more...]

Bringing you guys a delicious recipe today for Blueberry coffee cake. It's an easy one too - check out the list of ingredients. Great for a Sunday brunch or summer breakfast for the kiddos!   Blueberry Coffee Cake w/ Cinnamon Oat Streusel   Save Print Box of vanilla cake mix 1 box of instant vanilla pudding 1 cup of sour cream 1 … [Read more...]

Here are a few questions to think about while you continue to read Educated. Leave some comments of any other questions you have that we can discuss at the end of the month! I hope you are all enjoying the memoir thus far. I am curious to see what you think. If you haven't started the book yet, it's not too late!   … [Read more...]

Halloween is behind us and it's time to start thinking about the holidays! Yikes! Sharing this handy pinnable image that I've shared in previous years as it continues to get pinned a ton. I know I pull it up when I'm hosting because I never seem to be able to remember the thaw times either! So here you go. Happy cooking! … [Read more...]

Oooh, I love this! Have a Percy Jackson fan in your home? I know it's early but this is a perfect holiday gift: the Percy Jackson Coloring Book. The reviews seem pretty good so far and if you have a kiddo who loves Rick Riordan books, this is a good one! It's a good gift gamble too as it looks like it only just came out end of August so chances … [Read more...]