Things I Am Loving Right Now

Rounding up a few items that are sparking joy for me! 1. Needlepoint. I was in the market for a new hobby because too many nights unwinding after work I found myself sitting on the couch staring at my phone! One of my favorite bloggers, Carly, has frequently talked about needlepoint. After considering taking the […]

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LASIK Eye Surgery

Having glasses on my face has been a part of who I am for most of my adult life. The first time I realized I couldn’t see well was at church when I was in middle school. Standing at the back of the church I couldn’t read the hymn numbers posted on the wall towards […]

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welcoming 2021

I know I’m not alone in being thankful for a new year for a fresh start. There’s no need in lamenting on the hardships we all faced in 2020 but I can confidently say that it’s been the most unprecedented and overwhelming year I’ve ever experienced. Looking ahead to 2021 I am cautiously optimistic for […]

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little victories

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end! I know I’m not alone when saying that this summer wasn’t at all what I imagined it would be. Although we are living in an overwhelming world, I’ve found a lot of comfort and little victories in smaller places I might have otherwise overlooked. […]

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waiting it out: things to do at home as the world slows down

The world seems to be filled with a lot of uncertainty these days. With the virus spreading across the world like wildfire it’s truly an experience unlike anything I’ve ever seen. There are really serious and scary things like people getting ill and dying, and then there are smaller scale stressful things like grocery stores […]

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winter photography part II

It continues to be cold and gray in upstate New York! I’ve been surviving the winter blues with good TV and movies, crafting, and reading good books. This was the first year that I watched all of the Oscar nominated Best Picture nominees and I had a lot of fun with it. Setting out to […]

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winter photography

I’ve now hit the point in winter that I am in full hibernation mode. The air is so cold that my cheeks sting when stepping outside and days when we see the sun are few and far between. The days at work feel long and the nights at home too short. In my free time […]

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a fresh start to the new year

I hope you’ve all had a wonderful holiday and great kick-off to the New Year! The time away from work was exactly what I needed to start the new year feeling refreshed and energized. At the start of a new year I always like to reflect and set goals for the year ahead. As I’ve […]

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thanksgiving

One of my favorite holidays is here! Thanksgiving always gives me feelings of warmth, comfort, and simplicity. I love wearing my stretchy Lululemon yoga pants and playing board games, visiting with family and of course – eating delicious food. Then, before your Thanksgiving meal has even had time to be digested, it seems such a […]

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october favorites

As October has now comes to a close, I wanted to start a new topic that I’ll be posting each month. At the end of the month I’ll be rounding up my favorite things from that month! It may be things I’ve done, products I’m loving, or shows I’m watching that I think you’d all […]

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