Holidays · Recipes · Time Management

Menu Monday + An Easy Lunch {1.3.22}

I'm kicking off the first Monday of 2022 with a regular old Menu Monday post, because one thing that's always the same no matter the year is people's need to eat! Here is a full week's worth of meal ideas that I hope will inspire you! You'll see that on New Year's Day I served,… Continue reading Menu Monday + An Easy Lunch {1.3.22}

Enjoying The Journey · Holidays

Month in Review + Christmas Recap {December 2021}

I try to pack December full of all the festive things, soak up the fun of the season and enjoy every moment. I have a lot to share in this recap, so get comfy and let's jump in! We enjoyed a couple date nights in our festive downtown this month - it really looks like… Continue reading Month in Review + Christmas Recap {December 2021}

Holidays · Recipes · Time Management

Menu Monday + Christmas Week Eats {12.20.21}

It's Christmas week! I'm so excited for all the fun things we have planned, including the delicious food we're going to eat! Because I'm working a couple days this week, I kept our regular meals really simple to give me time to prep ahead for the holiday meals. My family will be here on Tuesday… Continue reading Menu Monday + Christmas Week Eats {12.20.21}

Decor · Holidays

Christmas Home Tour {2021}

Welcome to my Christmas home tour! We'll start outside and work our way into the house. This year's decor was definitely influenced by our favorite Christmas movie - White Christmas. See if you can spot all the references! Columbia Inn sign The front door is simple and something that will carry me through winter. Win!… Continue reading Christmas Home Tour {2021}

Friday Favorites · Holidays

Month in Review + Thanksgiving Recap {November 2021}

Thanksgiving 2021 was one of the best ever! My mom hosted the Ham Fam (my side of the family, the Cunninghams) and we packed so much good food and fun family time into those two days. Everything tasted as good as it looked! My mom presents everything so beautifully and we enjoyed the benefits of… Continue reading Month in Review + Thanksgiving Recap {November 2021}

Frugal Living · Holidays

S’mores Gift Basket: Dollar Tree Gift Idea

Here is a food gift idea that is perfect to give to anyone - a co-worker, neighbor, teacher, pet sitter or anyone else on your list. This is what I used for my basket: Everything you need for this basket can be purchased at Dollar Tree! I put it all in a festive tin with… Continue reading S’mores Gift Basket: Dollar Tree Gift Idea

Holidays · Recipes

Thanksgiving Menu 2021: Sides and Charcuterie!

My mom is hosting Thanksgiving this year and that makes everyone happy! She's been diligently planning and working ahead, and several weeks ago we all decided what dishes my sister and I would bring to the meal. Here's what I'm bringing: Cranberry Sauce - I'm making a new recipe from Southern LivingGreen Bean Casserole -… Continue reading Thanksgiving Menu 2021: Sides and Charcuterie!

Faith · Holidays

Verses To Pray Before Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away! When you think about the upcoming holiday, what emotions fill your heart? Do you feel excitement? Fear? Loneliness? Anxiety? Gratitude? Anticipation? Worry? No family is perfect or free from difficulty, whether it’s a strained relationship, a family member who always causes issues, a recent loss, financial strain or… Continue reading Verses To Pray Before Thanksgiving

Frugal Living · Holidays

Budget Friendly Christmas Gift Guide: $8-$40

When it comes to Christmas shopping, I have two goals: 1) Complete all shopping by December 1st, and 2) Stick to my budget of $45 or less per person. There are already a lot of gift guides that have been rolled out by our favorite bloggers and influencers, but I believe that mine stands out… Continue reading Budget Friendly Christmas Gift Guide: $8-$40