• This post isn’t sponsored in any way. Nope. I visited the Winter Lights display last night with my family and you should know alllll about it. This is a new event. Winter Lights at the NC Arboretum. It’s roughly $20 for adults (unless you’re a member of the NC Arboretum, which we are not.) Young… [Continue Reading]

    Winter Lights at NC Arboretum #NCWinterLights
  • This weekend I baked two apple pies for work. There are a lot of parties in my workplace and apple pie is something I love to eat –  and that I can make look pretty. I baked my first apple pie long after I met my husband. He had a random magnet with a recipe,… [Continue Reading]

    Perfect apple pie
  • I find myself not wanting a ton of stuff during the holidays and over the years, what I want has shifted. (Personally, I’d rather buy fun toys for my toddler, than spend money on myself.) That said, I love getting new running gear. And accessories for running. Basically anything that is going to make running… [Continue Reading]

    Stocking stuffers for the runner in your life
  • It’s no secret that I love washi tape. I’ve been collecting the paper-like decorative tape for over a year. I’ve managed to acquire quite the collection – at more than 130 rolls. It’s a bit of an obsession. I got my start in washi tape through Pick Your Plum. They have a wide variety around… [Continue Reading]

    25 uses for washi tape #crafty #washi #diy
  • I did it, y’all. I completed National Blog Posting Month. All 30 days. I actually posted 42 times in November, if you can wrap your head around that fact too. It was intense, fun, exhausting, exhilarating. I learned a lot in the last month! 1. Planning is key. I started the month strong. I wrote… [Continue Reading]

    What I learned from #NaBloPoMo

Friday 5: The Christmas cookie edition #Friday5

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1. We only started baking cookies last night. I have plans to try to deliver cookies to some of our neighbors (my goal is to be more neighborly in 2015) and I just don’t know if it’s going to happen! 2. I only had red and blue sanding sugar for cookies. I wanted to use […]

My wish this holiday season #WishesDelivered @UPS

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of What’s your wish? for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. If you ask my son what he wants right now, he’ll tell you “cars, trains and nuffing.” (That means ‘nothing’.) This is the first year he’s really been able to tell us what he […]

Winter Lights at NC Arboretum #NCWinterLights

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This post isn’t sponsored in any way. Nope. I visited the Winter Lights display last night with my family and you should know alllll about it. This is a new event. Winter Lights at the NC Arboretum. It’s roughly $20 for adults (unless you’re a member of the NC Arboretum, which we are not.) Young […]

Perfect apple pie

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This weekend I baked two apple pies for work. There are a lot of parties in my workplace and apple pie is something I love to eat –  and that I can make look pretty. I baked my first apple pie long after I met my husband. He had a random magnet with a recipe, […]

2014 Year in Review: April-June #2014RE

I really love these posts. They force me to look back on months from the current year and I remember SO MANY good things! Like my boy was still a baby. Or at least more toddler-like. And that I ran several races during the spring (as opposed to this fall when I didn’t run one […]

Entertaining with 7UP

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dr Pepper Snapple Group for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We are in the throes of party season. My husband and I have been on the receiving end of multiple party invites each weekend this month. A year ago we were planning a […]

Stocking stuffers for the runner in your life

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I find myself not wanting a ton of stuff during the holidays and over the years, what I want has shifted. (Personally, I’d rather buy fun toys for my toddler, than spend money on myself.) That said, I love getting new running gear. And accessories for running. Basically anything that is going to make running […]

Friday 5: Busiest time of year? #Friday5

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I’m linking up with Emily for another Friday 5. Five random stories from my week along with five photos….and, go. 1. Today is like the semester’s grand finale. I work for a university and today is our winter commencement. Last year, I had just started working at the university and I didn’t plan the graduation […]