Shows I've Re-Watched Completely

Shows I've Re-Watched Completely

This post may contain affiliate links.   Fellow binge watchers out there, this post is for you: my list of the shows (that I can remember at least) that I have re-watched in their entirety…
Quick Tips for an Organized Fridge and Freezer

Quick Tips for an Organized Fridge and Freezer

Our life can be busy, particularly during the week.  I plan and prep meals and try to make them pretty healthy.  We also get up extremely early (4:30 a.m. most days) so I try to make break…
Perfection and Procrastination

Perfection and Procrastination

We're approaching the end of January, which means the end of a lot of resolutions.  If you haven't trashed them already, of course.  I didn't make 'resolutions' exactly…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.  Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you should d…
How to Survive a No Spend Month

How to Survive a No Spend Month

This post may contain affiliate links.  February seems to be a popular month for spending freezes.  Maybe because the holiday craziness has died down and the credit card statements are roll…
Yeah, Me Neither (III)

Yeah, Me Neither (III)

Wow, part 3!  It's been a very long time since I've written one of these - I probably didn't even need to say it was part 3.  But the first two are pretty amusing ( part 1 and p…
Hygge

Hygge

This post may contain affiliate links.  So.   Hygge .  'What is it?' or 'please shut up about it already' are probably what you're thinking right now.  Am I right?  I very…
Year of the Rooster

Year of the Rooster

Although many of us have already celebrated the new year on January 1, the party isn't over for everyone!  It's almost time for the Chinese New Year, also called the Lunar New Year…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.  Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you should d…
3 Frugal Things I Do Monthly

3 Frugal Things I Do Monthly

This post may contain affiliate links. I love saving money.  I just do, is that strange?  I prefer having the dollars in my hand to any sort of shopping.  I regularly work through self-impo…
According to Myers-Briggs

According to Myers-Briggs

I'm an ESTJ.  Have you heard that before, all those weird letters?  Because it's a thing , apparently, taking this test online and finding out what your 'type' it.  Your 4 M…
House to Home Tour

House to Home Tour

This post may contain affiliate links. It's been about 8 months since we've moved in and I think we've really settled in nicely.  We haven't added too much since the house t…
17 (More) Ways I'm Simplifying My Life in 2017

17 (More) Ways I'm Simplifying My Life in 2017

This post may contain affiliate links.   Right at the beginning of the year, I posted about the top 4 ways I've already simplified my life over the years.  I believe they've made t…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links. Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you should …
If You're Going to Read Just One

If You're Going to Read Just One

This post may contain affiliate links.   This started out as simply 'my most recommended books' but oh boy did that list escalate quickly.  Apparently I recommend a lot of things. …
I Have Some Terrible Habits

I Have Some Terrible Habits

It's been... 8 months since John and I moved in together into this house.  Time flies, doesn't it?  And I gotta say, he doesn't have too many annoying habits!  Some people said…
Best Picks for Chicago Restaurant Week

Best Picks for Chicago Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week is almost here for Chicagoans!  Chicago Restaurant Week runs from January 27 through February 9, and although it seems early to be posting 'top picks' for it, the l…
2016 Thoughts and 2017 Expectations

2016 Thoughts and 2017 Expectations

It's a full week into January, and I'm already on my 5th post of 2017.  Hellllooo, productivity .  Now the question is, will I be back with a post next week or did I just burn out r…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you should…
Best Ways I've Simplified My Life

Best Ways I've Simplified My Life

I want 2017 to be the year of simplicity for people; the year of cutting clutter out of their lives.  I feel like it's something a lot of people are telling me they want to do this yea…
And My Anti-Bucket List

And My Anti-Bucket List

In case you missed it, I posted my first post of 2017 yesterday, my bucket list for the year.  It was actually fun for me to write that all up.  But setting all the goals, and of course, r…
A 2017 Bucket List

A 2017 Bucket List

It's officially 2017 and officially my first post of the new year!  Welcome.  I love the fresh start of a new year.  I know some people don't, or are at least ambivalent, but every…