Anxiety, Blogging, Holidays

What a Year

That’s the understatement of the century. Normally, bloggers like to make an end of the year wrap-up to review what took place over the previous 12 months. Do YOU want to discuss it?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9bxHt7yDMo Even though it was a difficult year, there were some significant events that happened in my life. I turned 50 in… Continue reading What a Year

Decorating, Halloween, Holidays, Link Party

My Favorite Budget-Friendly Fall DIY Ideas

So I have relied on three places to get my fall stuff: Goodwill, the craft store, and Dollar Tree. Not necessarily in that order. Thank God for the above because otherwise, I would have a crepe paper pumpkin and, like, one candle. NOT THAT THERE IS ANYTHING WRONG WITH THAT. I just like to decorate for… Continue reading My Favorite Budget-Friendly Fall DIY Ideas

Christmas, cards, Holidays
Christmas, Holidays, Link Party

Why I’m Not Sending Everyone a Christmas Card This Year

I feel like that title smells a lot like clickbait. Don't know what clickbait is? It's when a title sucks you into clicking on a link but it really isn't about what the title led you to believe. Here's an example: TITLE- She Thought She Was Getting a Surprise Visit from Santa But Wait Until… Continue reading Why I’m Not Sending Everyone a Christmas Card This Year

Christmas, Dollar Tree, Holidays, Link Party

Dollar Tree Handmade Christmas Ornaments

  Years ago back when this blog was brand new, it seemed I was on a mission to create projects with items I found at Dollar Tree. This was my first Dollar Tree post back in August of 2010, two months after I began blogging. It went downhill after that. Or uphill depending on how… Continue reading Dollar Tree Handmade Christmas Ornaments

Christmas, Holidays, Humor

What I Did Over Christmas Vacation; The “We Didn’t Go Anywhere” Edition

I think I used that title for a post before hence the "we didn't go anywhere edition" part. I am nothing if not innovative. Or just nothing.  As my imaginative title suggests, we stayed at home for the most part for the two weeks that the children were home for Christmas break. Oh sure, we… Continue reading What I Did Over Christmas Vacation; The “We Didn’t Go Anywhere” Edition