Summer Aesthetic, Themes, and All Things Summer ☀️

I’m having SO much fun planning and filling out my season Evernotes based on the categories I made. I think I’ll modify each and put them as a page during each season.  The movies are a list of movies from other bloggers’ summer suggestions plus anything else summery that I think I might like, so… Continue reading Summer Aesthetic, Themes, and All Things Summer ☀️

Dark, Light, Romantic, Etc. Academia: Prepping for Fall, Autumn

It will be a bit over 1.5 months until the actual Autumnal equinox and start of Autumn and yet another month after that before Autumn temperatures actually arrive where I’m at in the world. But I’ve seen some Dark Academia stuff and have been inspired to plan ahead.   My Autumn Evernote is already the… Continue reading Dark, Light, Romantic, Etc. Academia: Prepping for Fall, Autumn

Christmas 2018

Christmas Eve we gathered with extended family, ate appetizers, children opened gifts, ladies drew number for $10 gifts amongst each other, men did the same, and we drew for men’s and lady’s stockings. My brother, sister-in-law, and niece stayed over at our house. Christmas morning we had our tradition cinnamon rolls, opened stockings, my parents… Continue reading Christmas 2018

Fall Fun List Success

An autumn festival (already scheduled, just need to ask off) with my grandparents Join in on our family Ladies Shopping Day; I have only been able to join on show-and-tell the last few times. We’ve tried to have 1-2 shopping days with the ladies in Mom’s extended family where we shop at antique stores and… Continue reading Fall Fun List Success

Fall Fun List and To-Do’s

I always love seasonal “bucket” lists, and enjoy reading Hamlette’s to-dos. I’m an inveterate list making . . . and list-ignorer. I’ll probably put up a final quarter to-do list once I’ve formulated it. It will be MUCH simpler than the ones I previously made myself. Fall Fun/Hobby To-Do List An autumn festival (already scheduled,… Continue reading Fall Fun List and To-Do’s

Spring Bucket List

~Get/make a cute baby gift for my brother and sister-in-law’s gender reveal party ~Take several hiking and day trips ~Make this macaroni and cheese ~Go outside more ~Go fruit and berry picking ~Make some Spring treats ~Swim ~Re-read the Penderwicks in time for the new book ~Make an Easter dress ~Splurge on (and use) watercolor… Continue reading Spring Bucket List

Winter Fun List

  ~Make this recipe for mac ‘n’ cheese ~Homemade hot chocolate with homemade marshmallows ~Go ice skating ~Game days ~Puzzles ~Make a snowflake garland ~Make a snow globe on a pedestal ~Get a Chick-fil-a peppermint milkshake ~Watch the Winter Olympics (I’d totally forgot that was this year) ~Make and collect snowmen decorations

Beginning Christmas

Time for Christmas posts. A Literary Christmas Wrap Up ~Annika’s Secret Wish by Beverly Lewis ~Letters from Father Christmas by J. R. Tolkein ~A Merry Christmas, and Other Christmas Stories by Louisa May Alcott ~Stories Behind the Best-loved Songs of Christmas by Ace Collins ~Unwrapping the Greatest Gift: a Family Celebration of Christmas by Ann Voskamp Yeah, I finished all… Continue reading Beginning Christmas

Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Six: Winter

I borrowed questions and ideas from: here, here, and here. ~Winter Dislikes When I’m too cold, having to drive in the dark, scary icy roads, ugly “green” Christmas type landscape. ~Winter Likes The changing seasons, Christmas, Coziness, Fleece onsies, Movie nights, Winter foods. ~Do you like playing in the snow or enjoying it from the window? Usually, enjoying… Continue reading Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Six: Winter

Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Five: Celebrations

I borrowed questions and ideas from: here, here, and here. Christmas Eve ~Do you have a celebration? Yes, we go over to my mom’s extended family for supper and gift exchanges. ~Do you open gifts? Yes. We draw a name at Thanksgiving. We also have a $1 gift for the stocking of our sex, and a $5 gift… Continue reading Christmas and Winter Questionnaire Day Five: Celebrations