Celebrating 25 with Bistro Aix {MMoG #12)

Number six on our 25 Ways to Celebrate 25 Years Palooza is “Dinner at Bistro Aix (we like French restaurants).” We checked that one off our list last night, thanks to…

Meeting the Blended Bloggers

As I mentioned on Monday, the trip to Vegas had a two-fold purpose. The Blended Bloggers were itching to meet in real life and this convention was the catalyst for…

What I Learned at BAM Conference 2016 {MMoG #10}

I just got back from my first blogging conference and although I should have expected it, it took me by surprise nonetheless: I tried to quench my thirst for learning more…

Monday Moments of Gratitude #3

Linking up with Simply Shaunacey with her Monday Moments of Gratitude. This week I am thankful for healthy parents. My mom had a birthday (73) and she and I had a…

Six Things I’m Savoring

My friend, Michael Ann, blogged about six things she was savoring and asked her readers what they were savoring. It got me thinking so I decided to share my answer…

Being Thankful {Monday Moments of Gratitude #1}

As many times as I’ve tried to count 1000 gifts I was happy to hit 100. I’d start over with new journals but it felt like I was always counting…

New Year’s Resolutions {2016}

I like to revisit my goals for 2015 before making new ones for 2016. So let’s look back at last year’s goals and see how I did, shall we? Physical…

Year in Review {2015}

As I reflect on my blog in 2015, I’m pleased with how far I’ve come. I made the decision last year to migrate over to self-hosted Wordpress and in that…

Christmas Bloggy gift exchange

Several blog friends from The Blended Blog decided to get together for a gift exchange. (I participated in one last year too.) The fun thing about this exchange is that…

Thrifted finds and World Relief

Yesterday, Timothy had a dermatology appointment and afterwards he wanted to hit some thrift stores. He has found some really great things for very little money and now he’s caught…