Tag: holidays

Grateful

Top Psychologists have been saying again and again for the last few years that taking time to be thankful each day improves your happiness and healthiness. Even better, researcher Robert Emmons says this affect sticks with you at a ratio of 7:60, also known as two months for every one week of daily thankfulness. That’s

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What’s in My Suitcase For The Holidays?

Thanksgiving is coming up in America, which is officially the start of the season for traveling home to visit family for the holidays. But how can you know exactly what to pack so you have the gear you need to stay sane when your family is driving you crazy and still have room left for

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Full of good cheer And happy days ahead. Happy New Year Filled with love And new friends And old friends Who won’t let you drink and drive. Just have a great celebration, And a Happy New Night.

Christmas Present Haul!

2017 has been special in many ways for me. I published my first book and started an author blog. Come to that, just the fact that I finally, finally got to come back to doing the blogging I so love has been really awesome. So you can guess that my Christmas wishlist had some pretty

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Merry Christmas!

First of all I’d like to wish a Happy Holidays to you for whatever holiday you’ve celebrated this month. That said, I’m excited because Christmas is here! I’ll spend the morning enjoying my great grandma’s secret recipe for coffee cake and exchanging presents with my parents and siblings, and then in the afternoon we’ll go

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Love Egg Nog But Ditching Dairy? You’ll Love This Paleo Recipe for Nice Spice Nog

I’m guessing you’ve heard of pumpkin spice, yes? At first it was based on the spices we add to pumpkin custard to make pumpkin pie filling, but now it’s kind of a free for all where anything with some cloves or cinnamon is considered close enough to be called this, and you can buy everything

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Holidays are for Hitting The Road: Traveling During Christmas Break

One of the joys of the holidays is to spend time with the people you love. Unfortunately, in my case at least, the people I love live far away from where I live. This weekend’s trip, in particular, involved taking a full day car trip to visit. Roadtrip Entertainment Of course that’s prime time to

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Hanukah Has Nailed It: A Festive Nail Art Tutorial For The Festival of Lights

Hanukah is upon us! In light of this event, I wanted to share a quick #NailedIt with you. I didn’t actually nail it too much because I tried this technique in the middle of the night- and with five hours available for sleep for me that’s a particularly stupid idea- and I ended up facing

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Celebrating The Festival of Lights

I just wanted to wish those celebrating a great eight days! The Festival of Lights, also called Hanukah, Hanukkah, Channukah, and a few other different spellings is a celebration of the moment in Jewish history when sacred oil for lighting the Temple lanterns was down to just one day’s worth (due to some monkeying around

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Jamming in My Jammies: A No Stress Christmas Party Plan

I really do appreciate all the glamorous holiday parties that I tend to be invited to around this time of year. But, sometimes, I want to hang out with my friends and be festive in a slightly more low key kind of way. Enter the ugly sweater party/onesie or pajama party/sweats are cool too party.

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