Getting Crafty Crafter Dark

At the risk of sounding like an 80-year-old woman, I love the public library. The one down the street from where I live is fantastic. They have tons of programs and book clubs and I hope to eventually have more time so I can join one. This past week I made the time to go [...]


Only Strong

My mentor at work gave me a really excellent book that I think everyone should consider reading. Stick with me here: StrengthsFinder 2.0 From Gallup. I know, I know. I know what you’re thinking: “A self-help book?? Seriously?” And yes and no. When I think of self-help books I think of those books telling you [...]

Alex Morgan and Marta and More – Oh My!

So, you remember a while back when I wrote that post about If you give a girl a soccer ball?  Well, this past week I got to see firsthand how soccer impacts other young girls and women and it was absolutely incredible. My friend Jordan and I took a trip up to Raleigh, NC (technically [...]

Weighing Happy

I had my annual physical at the doctor’s office this week.  Let me tell you, there is only one professional that I hate more than doctors, and that’s the dentist.  So you can imagine my dread as I got up early on Friday morning to head to my early appointment before work. I get there, [...]

Getting Schooled

Have you ever looked back and thought: Man, I miss college- not the class part, but the rest of the college part?  I have, I definitely miss those freedoms of undergrad.  I’ve realized recently that I also miss the learning part too.  Growing mentally and challenging what I previously thought. And I’ve been having this [...]

Turn That Frown Upside Down

I had a rough week this week, guys.  Between work just being work, and having obligations every night (which I’m not used to), and feeling generally smothered by requests for my time – I couldn’t handle it.  Friday rolled around and I ran into a bit of trouble on my way home from work and [...]