Friday Five 006

This week, I’m loving…

I finally dropped by Lidl this week and I can’t believe what I’ve been missing! They have so many organic and gluten free options for half the price — I literally cut our grocery bill in half. I can’t wait to explore it more in the coming weeks!

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Friday Five 005

In an effort to be more active on the blog in 2018, I’m bringing back the Friday Five. The basic idea is that I share five things each week that I’ve found and love so that you can explore them, too!

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Reflecting on Reading and Writing

I had a lot of fun walking down memory lane today for a grad school assignment. I was asked to give a “short autobiographical history” of my reading/writing experiences. If you know me, you know that “short” does not really fit in with the rest of that prompt… but I thought I would share here a few things that I wrote about. Continue reading

Friday Five 004: I Spy

Today I feature 5 things that I’ve added to my wish list lately — some I will probably get with leftover birthday money, while others are “someday” purchases. (I avoid those “never in a million years” items because that’s just not healthy!) I try to “sit” on things I want for a bit to make sure it’s something I will really use or enjoy so that I don’t waste money or buy impulsively (my weakness). Putting them down in my Wunderlist app typically helps me prioritize from that list and go from there. Without further ado, I spy with my little eye…

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Taking Stock.

It’s been a while since I have posted. There have been plenty of days I’ve thought about it, and known exactly what I wanted to write, but I just haven’t gotten to it. There have also been days when I’ve had the time to write but had no idea what to say.

I came across this “taking stock” exercise today and thought I would use it as a catalyst to get back into the blog. You’ll get a glimpse of what’s been going on with the Halls too 🙂

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