Friday Faves – Edition 38

Friday Faves – Edition 38

  It's Friday! I hope that you all have had an amazing week. Mine has been jam-packed. Senior Year Deadlines. I've had deadlines for Big Mr.'s Senior year. I had to pull together his Senior Ad... which meant finding the photos I wanted and, because I'm Amy, I had to hunt and hunt and hunt [...]

What I Learned from 30 Days Of No One-Time Use Plastic Shopping Bags

September Challenge. Remember that September Challenge? Remember how I said that I would crush that challenge? Well I did! C'mon, you really had no doubts in my ability. I made that first challenge super easy. Most of us have been using reusable shopping bags for more than a decade. Myself included. The hubby even climbed [...]

30 Days Of…September Challenge

30 Days Of…September Challenge

  Monthly Challenge. Yesterday I shared what I learned during my 30 days of no alcohol. As promised, today I'm announcing what my September "30 Days Of..." Challenge will be. 30 Days of no single use plastic shopping bags.   Plastic Shopping Bags. Now before you roll your eyes, I did promise that this one [...]

What I Learned From 30 Days Of No Alcohol

What I Learned From 30 Days Of No Alcohol

  30 days of no alcohol. [blankly stares off into space. nope. not me.] That's what I thought when I first read something about it being the perfect time to try 30 days of no alcohol as we were heading into Virgo season. Obviously, it was on some astrology site. I can't even remember which [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 24

Friday Faves – Edition 24

  Friday. Edition 24. Hey, ya'll! It's Friday! I hope you've had an amazing week so far. This has been my last semi-mellow week before gearing back up for the return to school of my teenagers. The next three weeks will slowly become filled with dental cleanings, orthodontist trips, doctor check-ups, sports physicals, haircuts, clothes [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 23

Friday Faves – Edition 23

Friday. Edition 23. This week has been a strange week for me. But here we are on Friday! And I definitely have some faves to share today! Big Mr was invited to go to Myrtle Beach with a friend (luuuckyyyy) and left on Saturday. He'll finally return home sometime tomorrow. Mr. D is helping his [...]

Sunrise Quote

Sunrise Quote

Sunrise Quote. Persevere. This week Nikki at Flying Through Water has asked us to consider the prompt of the word "persevere" and so I've decided to share a sunrise quote. Sunrise Quote. This morning as I watched the sun rise above the Atlantic Ocean in Carolina Beach, North Carolina, I was reminded of this quote: A [...]

What Is Your Mantra?

What Is Your Mantra?

What is your mantra?   Mantra: /ˈmantrə/ (noun) - a statement or slogan repeated frequently. The origin of the word mantra is Sanskrit and its literal meaning is "a thought behind speech or action". Recently I read quite a few posts about having a personal mantra and then I skimmed  read through quite a bit more. The [...]

Friday Faves – Edition 15

Friday Faves – Edition 15

  Friday. Edition 15. They say time waits for no one. And I would say they are right. Friday seems to roll around faster and faster as the school year winds down for my children and as I approach my departure date for my trip to Scotland with my mother and aunt. While my week, [...]

Moments of Gratitude

Moments of Gratitude

  Moments of Gratitude.   Reflect (verb) | think deeply or carefully about. Gratitude (noun) | the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. I am the reflecting type. If you've been following my blog for some time then that statement will come as no surprise to you. I [...]