Family Movie Night: More than a fun tradition

As you probably noticed if you keep up with my goal posts each month, one of my summer tending list items is the tradition of Family Movie Nights once a week during the summer….  Continue reading

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Hello Summer! May Recap and June Goals

May always flies by because it is such a busy month, but it seemed to go extra fast this year!! Given how packed everything was, I’m pretty happy with how I kept up with my tending list goals overall and looking forward to what next month might bring…

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I’m Back! August goals and re-capping my July break…

Hello readers! I know it’s been a while and I realized I forgot to mention in my last post that I would be taking my annual mid-year blog break to enjoy some rest and recharge and think about what kind of content I want to write about the second half of the year. (Plus, with all the travel we did last month, I’m not sure how much writing I would have done anyway!) Continue reading

Summer Sipping: Strawberry delight!

After I posted my little reintroduction last week, I realized that I really needed to make some sort of fun, bubbly, summery drink before the summer got away from me. I mean, even if Phoenix is still experiencing ridiculously warm weather I will still want to start moving on to all the yummy fall flavors soon and so it was time to seize the fruits of summer! Continue reading

Lost Days

It has been a very different summer from the one that I expected. Our trip back in May was fabulous but had some bumps in the road and didn’t quite go to plan, my husband was still traveling the end of May, my family went through hard times, and I have been going through some exhausting times as well. And now that we have shared our big news, I can let you all in on some of the REAL reasons I’ve been struggling with blogging and taking big breaks from social media. (Settle in because this is a long post… grab some wine. I’ll sip my cranberry juice and pretend I’m having wine too…) Continue reading