Stamp It Up, NaBloPoMo Day 16

 Funny the things you find when you unpack.I've had some boxes which had been packed when Ileft Buffalo five years ago that I am finally unpacking....more

Moving? embrace the change

After living in the East coast my whole life, growing up I never pictured myself staying, the lifestyle is too fast paced for me. I pictured myself in the likes of California living the easy-going west coast lifestyle. After meeting my husband, moving to Florida became an option and after moving I can’t imagine not living here. The lifestyle is exactly what I like laid back with some city flair, Florida has all my favorite places Wawa, Rita’s, Shake Shack, and the Mecca Chic Fil A....more

6 Tips for Moving & Getting Your New Home Organized

Since November of 2011, our family has moved four times – two of those moves were cross-country and our latest move happened as of two weeks ago when we moved to Pittsburgh from Georgia. Michael and I also work full-time so it’s not as if one of us was home during the day to pack, unpack and get our home set-up and organized. It took a lot of extra work but more importantly – it took planning. By now, it’s safe to say that I’ve picked up a few tips on organizing a new home that I’m happy to share with you all today. I hope you find it useful! ...more

The Place ~ A Story: The In Between Part

March 14,2015:  Off to a very rough start today.  It's 3:32 am and I really should be in bed.  But, before I go, this:...more
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The One Trip Guaranteed to Stretch Your Marriage

Published by The Good Men Project…/the-one-trip-guaranteed-to-str…/The One Trip Guaranteed to Stretch Your MarriageIf you consider your family life healthy don’t test it by going to IKEA for the day, especially if you have recently moved overseas to an unfamiliar city such as London, with previous stops along the way in exotic-but-foreign places. ...more

Taking the Plunge: I Quit My Day Job

When I was five years old,  I wanted to be a doctor. Around age 10, I wanted to be a ballerina. At the end of my high school career, I wanted to be the principal flutist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Finally, at the close of 5 years of college, I wanted to be an English teacher. I wanted to create the same love for books and stories I had developed in other people's hearts....more

What Do You Want? The Day We (Literally) Bought the Farm

About this time last year, my husband and I started discussing the future. What did we want out of life? What did we want to do with our time? Did we want to live where we did? Did we want to go somewhere else?...more
This is a big, exciting (and scary!) adventure for us. Thank you for sharing the link!more