All The Things I’ve Got To Remember.

I was remembering my life a year ago today. A year ago this week. Back then I blogged three times a week, and only with original content ....more

Olive This Garlic Olive Cheesy Bread!

See what I did there? It was hopelessly nerdy. But I do! ...more

Watching TV, Without the TV!

Are you an NBC fan? I’ve been a fan for as long as I can remember. When I was younger, I had a lot more time for watching TV live, but these days, it falls by the wayside ....more

Salted Chocolate Gingerbread Moose & Other Delights.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more

Holiday Traditions With Thymes.

My mom and I always say – there’s an exact moment the holiday season hits you, right in the heart. Maybe you’re snuggled up with your six-year-old watching a Hallmark holiday movie (cough cough). Maybe you’re on your town’s version of the Polar Express, and the conductor is belting out “Jingle Bells.” Maybe it’s the first time you’re on Santa’s lap for the season, or the first time your child is ....more

Spreading Comfort & Cheer & Not Germs.

In my daughter’s school, her first grade classroom has a wish list. It is filled with the things they most want and need, and the items that make the school year a little (or a lot) better and easier for everyone involved. The list may have paper towels and Kleenex tissues ....more

Ten Days of Holiday Shopping Tips.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more

Top Ten Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet.

We have become proud rescue pet owners. For the full story, you can read it HERE. My husband, Cassidy, had been casually (or not casually) perusing photos of dogs in need of rescue and he fell in love with a young Husky/Basenji mix puppy who had been given a rough start to her life ....more

An Itty Bitty Star Wars Hallmark Christmas!

Yesterday I had the absolute joy of going to our closest Hallmark store and just walking around in awe and delight. Sometimes it feels like that store is made for my family – me with my Hallmark movie obsession. Scarlet, with her FROZEN obsession ....more

Your Lips Move But I Can’t Hear What You’re Saying.

The original title for this post was “I Just Can’t.” Except, it’s about photography instead. Sort of. Then I drove from home to the mall for a Hallmark post, to the camera store to rent a lens for today’s music studio shoot, then to daycare to get Des, and then tried to figure out what to do with him until our friend was coming over for dinner, and Cassidy and Scarlet were to come home from the dentist ....more