Goodbye 2018

It's the last day of 2018, and in the midst of all the cleaning and errands done today, I've been thinking about everything that has happened in the past year. There were some really high highs and the occasional low. Overall, I'd say 2018 was a great year for me experience-wise. There is definite room... Continue Reading →


With the holidays and moving, plus not having internet for a week+, I wound up taking a small break from writing. We officially got everything into the house and turned in our apartment keys on the 16th... and immediately went out and bought a Christmas tree because I NEEDED to decorate. I really can't wait... Continue Reading →


We're moooooving! Finally! K and I are making the transition from an apartment over to a house. We've actually been trying to move into this house for about 2 years now and the opportunity finally arose so we jumped on it. The house itself has been in K's family for decades but hasn't had much... Continue Reading →

101 Updates!

Since my last post in September about my 101 list, I've managed to cross a few more items off. I'm pretty proud of myself for accomplishing my goals and/or dreams, as well as crossing off some things that just need to be done with life! The whole list can be seen here: 101 things in... Continue Reading →

November Books

November was a light book month for me. I dove head first into a YA series and then tapered off towards that last couple weeks. I try to read a little bit at night but I was either at the gym or going to bed early and before I knew it, I had a half... Continue Reading →

Manic Monday

Today is definitely a Monday. After a full weekend of welcoming the holiday season, I need another day off and a nap! My co-workers are trying to keep me fueled with coffee and humor but who knows how much longer til I crash. Friday night we had an event in our community. The leasing office... Continue Reading →

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