A Fresh New Look

Changes 2015

Can you believe there are twelve days or so days left of 2014? Feels like I have blinked and the year is over. I will save my thoughts on 2014 for a post next week. It has been a quiet month on the blog because I am focusing on my family during this holiday season. […]

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Inexpensive Planner

Inexpensive Planner

My planner obsession is growing…daily apparently. Yesterday I stopped in to the local variety store to pick up a bath mat and somehow wandered over to office section. I was actually looking for stickers to use in my planner or post-it notes but instead I found this cute journal. I just had to take a […]

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My Town at Christmas

Astoria, NY

It’s been a busy couple of week getting ready for Christmas hence the less activity on the blog. This time of year is the perfect time to slow down and cherish the season. I grabbed a couple of snapshot on my way home last night. Like this:Like Loading…

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Memories of December

December

December. I am seeing this month in a new light this year. Our Christmas tree was up and decorated on Thanksgiving weekend. Just this past Saturday we put out the nativity set and the Christmas village. The window decorations should be done by tonight. Stockings are hung and presents are under the tree. It really […]

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Christmas Bow

Christmas Bow

We have started decorating for Christmas. The tree is up and all there is left is to do the window lights and hang some decorations. Like this beautiful bow my mom made with ribbon. How are you decorating for Christmas?   Like this:Like Loading…

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Christmas Music…Can’t Talk Feeling Something

Can't Talk! Feeling Something!

I have a confession to make. I always say, “I hate Christmas music” and roll my eyes when my sister or friends gush about how much they love it. I don’t really hate Christmas music. I only say it because some Christmas songs make me sad. Especially now some songs remind me of my dad. He […]

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Getting Ready for December

Christmas Tree

Last day of November! It was such a great day. Not only was it warm enough to run outside, I ran almost 4 miles in under an hour. It is such a difference to run on a treadmill versus outside on the pavement. I was quickly reminded how many hills are in our park. Over the […]

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Weekend Motivation

Quote from Oprah

A little late but here is one of my favorite quotes from the great Lady O. Like this:Like Loading…

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Draw Me A Turkey

Draw a Turkey

The things you will do for your little sister. She asked me to draw her a turkey for her Erin Condren life planner. Since learning to draw is a new hobby, I googled a video and gave it a try.  Here is the drawing before she decorated her planner. And here is her page with all […]

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