Book Review: The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank

I’m off to a great start on that 2020 goal of reading 12 books and have already finished my first of the year, The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Bank. I’ve had this book for a seriously long time (I got it at Borders… are they done for?), and dug it out […]

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New Year, Same Me (but better, I hope)

New year, time for some resolutions. Mental health, first. That’s easier said than done because I truly believe that good mental health involves pretty consistent commitment to all of the quintessential resolutions. So, in putting my mental health first, I’m also prioritizing the following goals and living by the cliche, “You have to love yourself […]

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Blogmas Day 25: Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas! We have had a cozy morning watching the cat play with new toys. Whatever you’re celebrating, whether it’s the birth of a savior, the season of giving, or maybe even a Wednesday, I hope it’s merry! If you’ve been with me the last 25 days, I appreciate you! Blogmas bloggers, we did it! […]

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Blogmas Day 23: 5 Things I Learned in 2019

We’re just two days out people, I repeat, just two days out. I’d actually planned to film a funny baking video today (that I’ll save for later), but dang it, editing is hard. That, and I have a killer headache/stomachache combo and am just not feeling it. We’re all about to be inundated with resolutions […]

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Blogmas Day 21: The Gift of Authenticity

Let’s talk authenticity. Authenticity. Real. Genuine. Buzzwords we hear a ton in the age of social media and everything in your face all the time. Being hashtag authentic has taken social platforms and brand marketing by storm and we’ve seen a ton of positivity come from the #real movement, like… The #aeriereal campaign, where we are finally […]

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Blogmas Day 14: Navigating Holiday Stress

We all love Christmas, right? Wrong. Take some time this year to ask your family, friends, or coworkers how they feel about the holidays, and you might be surprised to find out that many of them are pretty, “Bah, humbug!” It always kind of kills my Christmas spirit a little to hear just how unamused […]

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Blogmas Day 8: I’m On The Naughty List

Warning: mental health post. Disclaimer: kind of raw. Spoiler alert: I’m working on me. Guys. Self reflection is tough. Especially when you can see in yourself some things you don’t like. Let me explain. The past year has been tough, plain and simple. Yes, it could always be worse. Yes, I am very, very blessed. […]

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13 Days of BlogOweeen Day 2: Fall Fun in WV

In today’s episode of 13 days of Halloween, I’m talking some fun fall activities in my original neck of the woods! As you know, I’m a born and raised West Virginian, transplanted to Columbus, so I’m talking all the good fall stuff in WV today! First up, an absolute must, the Ceredo Kenova Pumpkin House! […]

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We bought a house, should you?

Hello from the other side. Do you remember me? It’s been a long time, but I promise I have a good excuse. Since you last heard from me, we have bought AND sold a home, and even lived somewhere else for a week in the weird interim where things can’t get messy and all signs […]

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Quarterly Resolution Follow-Up 2

What’s up? I’m back from the future! JK, I’m back from Texas and Florida and home, and I’m desperately trying to get back into my normal routine. If you saw my instagram stories yesterday, you’ll know that I’ve been slacking on basically everything because house hunting in the hottest housing market in America is no joke […]

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