20 Ways to Boost Your Mood

Everyone has down days. Everyone experiences being in a bad mood, having bad thoughts, replaying bad memories all of which force you into a downward spiral of negative feelings which can sometimes feel impossible to get out of. I have definitely been there, especially over the last few weeks (winter blues anyone?) But fear not,…

My Goals for 2018

  January. The beginning of a new year. The promise of a fresh start, leaving the past year behind and looking forward to what is ahead. And of course, the new year brings a new list of resolutions that you may or may not achieve. On more than one occasion, I have made extremely long…

17 Things I Learned in 2017

With Christmas over, things are gearing up for New Year’s Eve…how crazy is it that we are coming up on 2018? Some days I feel as though it was just a few weeks ago we were ringing in the New Year for 2017. Other times, I feel as though this year has just dragged on…

March Blogging Challenge, Day 2: My Goals This Month

I try to set goals every month, whether they be large or small. As I have mentioned before, I am a lover of writing lists, so writing a list of my monthly goals is something that I always enjoy. Here are a few goals that I have set for myself this month in terms of…

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Quotes to Live By

Hello everyone! It’s been a little while since I last posted…I took a bit of a break due to being busier with work and personal things, but now I’m back and ready to get back into a routine this time and (hopefully) stick to it! Today’s Top Ten Tuesday/52 Lists Project¬†topic is to list my…

Thankful Thursday: Weeks 11, 12, and 13 of the Gratitude Challenge

Hello everyone! I’m so sorry I missed the last few weeks for the gratitude challenge, but I will catch up today and combine weeks 11, 12, and 13 in one post! I realize that this week is technically week 14, but the internet in our apartment hasn’t been working very well and I wasn’t able…

Thankful Thursday: A wonderful friend

I am extremely lucky to be able to say that I have many great friends in my life. They have all influenced my life in different ways and I am so thankful for each of my friends. I have a few older friends in my life that have influenced me as well, including one of…

Thankful Thursday: A Family Member

Hello everyone! As I discussed last week, I am very grateful for my entire family. Each person has had an impact on my life and is wonderful in their own way. Today, however,¬†I will be writing about how thankful I am for my awesome dad. My dad is one of the kindest, funniest, and most…

Bible Study Sunday: Love, Seek and Trust the Lord

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend! I was thinking about what I wanted to write for today’s “Bible Study Sunday” post and I came across some notes I made a few months ago in church. That day, our priest Father David spoke about what it means to be a Christian and…

Three Quotes, Three Days Challenge: Day Two

Hello everyone! I have been enjoying the three days, three quotes challenge so far! I have especially loved reading posts from other bloggers who have participated in this challenge. The quote I have selected for day two is…. “Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not wonder, not imagine, not obsess. Just…