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December 2015

What I Got (and Gave) for Christmas, 2015


Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! This was the first year I celebrated Christmas away from my family and I thought it would be harder than it actually was. I thought I’d be all mopey and sad, but I put my big girl pants on and enjoyed myself.

So, I’ve seen these types of videos all over YouTube and thought I’d want to join the party… but over here, of course, on my blog. I was lucky enough to get some pretty awesome gifts although I asked for nothing this year. So, without further ado, here’s what I got for Christmas this year. Read more…

December 29, 2015

Facebook Time Machine

Facebook Time Machine

I’m sure all of you are aware of the awesome little feature on Facebook. You know, the one that time-machines you back to one, two, or five years ago. I’m sure the intentions were good when the Facebook experts sat around and came up with that idea and that’s fine. Many people share their status from the past, which can range from comical to sentimental. Here’s what I notice about myself when using Facebook’s little time machine feature. Read more…

December 22, 2015

For My Book Worms

Book Review

I’m always on the hunt for a good book to read. When I was a kid, I would go through so many books in a month, it was almost unreal. I was at the library every Wednesday returning books and taking out books to tide me over until the next Wednesday. I remember specifically it was Wednesdays because, surprise, I was a part of a book club.

In today’s post, I share with you a few of the books I’ve read this year and one all-time favorite that I always mention, along with a mini synopsis of each.

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December 8, 2015

5 Things I’ve Learned Since Moving Out

Lessons From Home

Being home for the holidays, I came to a sudden realization. I’m an adult living away from home. Legitimately. Wow, I thought. It felt like I was looking at myself from someone else’s point of view. On the ride back from home, I began thinking about how much my visits have changed since moving out. I used to come home and want to do everything, see everyone, and eat all the foods I missed while I was away. Now, I just want to be cooped in with my friends and family.

Needless to say, things have changed. Here are 5 things that I’ve become aware of since moving away from home.  Read more…

December 1, 2015