A Season of Giving and Enjoying Friends that are like Family

This weekend was exhausting but wonderful.  We had so much fun at both of our volunteering activities.  The dogs were so adorable on Saturday, and so funny.  I loved holding and walking the different types of dogs and talking with some of the potential adopters, especially the super excited kiddos.  There were so many great dogs…

A Weekend Full of FUN and FAMILY

This weekend was just way too much fun.  I am a little sad that Thanksgiving is over…but I have to say, I am super excited that we are now officially into the Christmas season.  Throughout my entire life, I have been asked the same question, you must be born around Christmas with Holly as your…

Feel GOOD Friday!

As I previously shared–I went to school for teaching, but didn’t exactly love being a classroom teacher.  I still find myself fascinated with teaching and I am always reading articles and blogs about teaching.  I still get excited when I pass by a teaching store and sometimes if I have some extra time I do a…

Decorating our first home…

Wow! This week has felt so incredibly long for some reason, so I am happy to finally have Friday here.  We don’t really have anything crazy going on this weekend.  Probably just working around our house.  We initially had planned to paint our deck this weekend, but the power washer was not cooperating yesterday when…

Finding a career idol…

When I was younger  I used to think that, without a doubt, I wanted to be a stay at home mom.  I thought this was always going to be my ultimate goal in life and I wanted kids, lots of them, and I wanted to stay home to nurture them and be there for every…