I'm all about low-key holidays and gifts are not my love language -- but I do like giving some thoughtful gifts at Christmastime. I also love making them useful gifts when possible, but that's just how I roll. Gifts that give back: First a shout out for a program I love, Operation Christmas Child. National … [Read more...] about Gift ideas: Stocking Stuffers & more!
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Just for fun, a few random things for a random Tuesday in this shiny new month. 1- Ax throwing is fun. Have you heard of the trendy new ax-throwing bars? New, at least, for all of us non-lumberjacks. I want to know who thought of this: amateurs flinging sharpened metal objects across a room, and having a couple … [Read more...] about 5 things on a Tuesday
"Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly."Van Morrison happenings Oh, look -- I actually do still blog, in case you wondered! I don't make as much time for writing here as I once did, but I still enjoy this little creative outlet. I'm currently working on setting more of a routine in … [Read more...] about Life lately: summer highlights
I'm a big proponent of the power of gratitude, and for a while I blogged my list of "thankfuls" as I developed my gratitude habit. It's been quite a few years since then, so I thought I'd share a smattering of this month's list. Maybe it'll even inspire you to develop your own gratitude habit. "I don't have to chase … [Read more...] about A smattering of thankfuls for June