DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts

Hey hey hey! Long time, no blog. I hate January. Polar vortex. Yada, yada, yada. How have you guys been holding up this winter? I’ve been really busy at work, battling the winter blues per the usual, and overall just trying to survive the cold temps that hit the midwest the past couple of weeks. […]

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Did you know that @shutupcrystal and I recap The Bachelor on Youtube?

Yeah! We do! I haven’t talked about this a ton, but in our longest running collaboration to date, Crystal and I recap every single episode of The Bachelor (and The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise…) on her Youtube channel. It’s all super lighthearted, and we work with what we’ve got, which is sometimes hilarious, but sometimes sleepy and always (sadly) […]

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Ready, Set, Resolutions

Hello, 2019. Guys, I’m feeling like a million bucks today, sort of. I woke up feeling super nauseous (not uncommon for my stomach, not pregnant). Despite feeling barfy, I got up, worked out, and cleaned the house like a lunatic with Kyle. I can officially say after four years and two weeks of owning this […]

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Blogmas Day 25: Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas, guys! I don’t have much to say today, other than it’s been an excellent day, and I’m feeling blessed beyond measure. I appreciate you guys so much for hanging out and, guess what, guess what?! Getting my blog to over 1,000 views in the month of December, my most successful December and Blogmas […]

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That’s What Christmas Means to Me, My Love

We’ve made it. Christmas Eve. I actually love Christmas Eve so much more than Christmas and I try to savor every ounce of it. Some of my life’s most special memories are warmly wrapped into Christmas Eves past. So what does Christmas mean to me? Honestly, it’s just a magical time of year. I know […]

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Blogmas Day 23: How’s that holiday bucket list going?

Hey there! With the countdown to Christmas quickly dwindling, I wanted to see just how far I’ve gotten on my holiday bucket list. I’ve basically just copied and pasted the list from my previous post, so what’s about to follow is my honest commentary on how much of this festive fun I actually accomplished. Send […]

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Blogmas Day 20: The Ultimate Baby Grinch Playlist, By Guest Blogger Josh

Hi everyone, My name is Josh, aka baby grinch.  Sometimes I play music (insert shameless promo).  Sometimes I listen to music.  Today, I’m writing about music!  Leigh Ann has given me the responsibility of providing you with the FINAL installment of the ultimate holiday playlist.  Here we go! Hanson – “Merry Christmas Baby” Let’s take […]

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Blogmas Day 19: Hanukkah Traditions and How to Make Latkes!

Hey guys! I am super excited for today’s post! I had the pleasure of learning a little bit about Hanukkah yesterday, and how to make traditional potato latkes from my friend, Carolyn, and I’m all the wiser for it. Some things about Hanukkah you may not know? Jewish holidays occur on a lunar calendar. What […]

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Blogmas Day 16: ‘Twas the Week Before Christmas

’Twas the week before Christmas, when all through my house  All creatures were frantic, even cat with toy mouse; The stockings weren’t hung, nor did they have fill While husband yells, “Please take a chill pill!” We have not children, but cat’s in her bed,  She dreams not of sugarplums, but tuna instead. And Kyle […]

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Blogmas Day 15: Best of Amazon Prime Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Christmas is so soon! Ugly sweater season is upon us. I’ve had my eye on a few out and about, but the closer we get to Christmas, the fewer that are left in all the shops. Never fear, Amazon Prime to the rescue! (The number of times this exact phrase leaves my mouth a year […]

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