The Post-Vacation Blues

My post-vacation blues are tropical teals and deep ocean blues and seaweed greens. Guys, I just spent the past week in Jamaica and I don’t want to be back. I mean, don’t get me wrong, I missed my family and my quiet bed (the resort’s beds were weirdly loud when trying to get in or [...]

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Book Club Nerd

I’m sure this will come as absolutely no surprise to you, but I belong to a book club. And not only do I belong to a book club but as of this past Thursday, I’m one of the three young women who lead our quarterly book club meetings. I led my very first book club [...]

Visiting the Nug

As you all know, about three-ish weeks ago, the kid brother graduated from college. (If you didn’t know, I blogged about it here.) He moved home the day after graduation and then the day after that he moved to Tennessee. It was a wild ride that I was extraordinarily glad I wasn’t on. He handled [...]

The Best of (my) Ireland

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day weekend, everyone! Conveniently enough, last week I told you I would tell you all about the wonderful things that I loved in Ireland- how better to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than by sharing my favorite experiences? A couple of things stand out to me when I think back to my week [...]

Peas Out, Cub Scout

Believe it or not, as you are reading this, I am out of the country. Yes, again. Peace out, USA. Two months short of a year since my last excursion outside of the US, I’m at it again, crossing borders.  This time I’m flying across the pond with a bit more luggage in tow. My [...]

Best Nine

Happy New Year’s Eve, everyone!  Today’s blog is going to be a little bit short, not for a lack of material, but because I’m simultaneously getting ready to go out for some NYE celebrations with friends but wanted to still get this posted on my regular Sunday post day. There has been this “Best Nine [...]

I’ll put a Spell on you

So, we’re halfway through October and I’ve done almost an entire Fall’s worth of activities.  Instead of boring you with an entire encyclopedia of Falltivities, I’ll put a spell on you and spell it out. 😉 An acrostic October Poem (with explanations) O – Out in the CornWhat can be more fall than a corn [...]

Bex and Mel take Calgs

GUYSRemember how last week I said I had the travel itch?  Well, I scratched it. 🙂 Matter of fact, as you were reading my blog last Sunday- I was on an airplane flying home from another great adventure.I went to Canada last weekend!  Calgary was incredible, I really loved it.  As you know, I went [...]