5 Reasons Why I Love Halloween

love Halloween

Happy Halloween! It is a cold and chilly day here in PA. In fact, there was frost out on the pumpkins. The downside to that is I will have to go out and scrape my car before work. Really not ready for that nonsense. But the sun is out, and the chance for precipitation is very low! That is why I love Halloween, it really celebrates Fall. Plus, it is not snowing this year! There is one … [Read more...]

First Fall Weekend| Sit Down Sunday


This first Fall weekend has been absolutely beautiful! Warm days, cool nights, and lots of fun. Between a visit from friends, and an almost all-nighter in Mario Kart 8, it has been a great weekend. But now that the fun is over, it is time to get back into a routine for the house. And stick to it. I will probably post more about that another day.   FOR TODAY September 28, … [Read more...]

Snow Day Essentials


 I have been reading all over cyber-land how much people enjoy snow and winter. I am not in that group, in fact I really despise it! But since I can't control Mother Nature(or is it the Snow Miser?), I can either keep complaining about it or I can embrace it. Not embracing it....... But I do have to admit, when I have nowhere to go, it is kind of nice. Especially since hubby can now work from … [Read more...]

The Night Before Christmas Eve


It is really hard to believe it is the night before Christmas Eve. I am still trying to wrap my head around the loss of a dear family friend, so the thought of prepping for all the Christmas activities seems almost wrong. But, life tends to keep moving forward, even when you think it shouldn't. So I thought I'd share with you our night before Christmas Eve. By the time you read this post, I … [Read more...]

Simple Woman’s Daybook: A Snowy Sunday

Simple Woman's Daybook starbucks eagles

Have you ever thought about being a simple woman or writing a daybook? The Simple Woman's daybook is one of my favorite blog memes to do. I always get lots of comments, visits, and encouragement when I write it. My daybook always combines little parts of my everyday life. Sometimes I feel like my life takes on such a hectic pace. Blogging about my week helps me to see what my week is like, and … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Traditions: Thankful For The Family

photo courtesy of google image search

  Thanksgiving traditions are one of my favorite things. It gives me something to look forward to it each year. When I used to work as a nurse, there were many Thanksgivings that I spent away from my family. While I loved taking care of my patients, I really wanted to be at home celebrating our Thanksgiving traditions with my family. They are not elaborate or expensive, but they really … [Read more...]

Travels with Gannon and Wyatt: A Book Review

Travels with Gannon and Wyatt_ Egypt

I had the pleasure and the opportunity to review a book from the series Travels with Gannon and Wyatt. As you have read before, I enjoy doing book reviews of books from all genres and written for all ages. I was excited to be part of this opportunity because I could share this exciting opportunity with my children. It was fun to have my 12-year old read the book and share his opinion of the story. … [Read more...]