Category Archives: General

Using Light to Prevent Signs of Aging

I’ll be straight with you. In my teens and early 20s, I didn’t really use sunscreen. It was trendy to be tan, so I’d forgo the protection and allow myself to burn slightly, so after it faded I was left … Continue reading

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2017: A Year of Increased Blessings

And here it is, my annual year in review post! Memory lane 2017 is a happier place for me, and I hope it’s the same for you. I feel like it went by shockingly quick! But I’m ready for a … Continue reading

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Goodreads 2017 Reading Challenge: Did I Meet My Goal?

It’s nearly the end of 2017, and it’s time to give an update on the Goodreads 2017 Reading Challenge that I began in January! This year I chose to challenge myself and read 20 books, which may seem like a … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Flippers: Pinball for a Good Cause

I’m no wizard, but I do love me some pinball. Most of it has to do with nostalgia — playing it in the arcade of my hometown’s regional airport while waiting to greet family members or at the theater before a … Continue reading

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We Came, We Vowed, We Married!

I’ve been keeping a secret. Last week, Justin and I tied the knot during a simple, intimate ceremony in front of our immediate family and two of our closest friends. Surprise! It was short, sweet, and absolutely perfect. Once the … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Gratitude this Thanksgiving Day

As I celebrate Thanksgiving today, I reflect at how truly blessed I’ve been this year following last year’s hardships and struggles. Though it all hasn’t been smooth sailing, it’s been night and day since 2016. That fact alone makes me … Continue reading

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National Adoption Awareness Month: Our Story of Finding Our Baby Girl

Guest post by Justin and Sarah Bobick is National Adoption Awareness Month and our story about how adoption touched our lives may be different than others who have adopted, but one thing remains at the heart of adoption: creating a … Continue reading

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The Crohn’s Couple: Ask Us Anything!

By now, I’m hopefully you, my lovely reader, know about The Crohn’s Couple — the YouTube channel that my significant other and I started about a month ago now. If you haven’t, then shame on you for missing my posts … Continue reading

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Help Empty the Shelters with Bissell and Save a Life

No matter how many pets I have, my heart bursts whenever I visit an animal shelter and see all of the wags and whiskers approach their cage doors hoping for a forever home. Shelter pets are something extra special. Look … Continue reading

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Find Your Zen in a Labyrinth of Lavender

Lavender is known to promote relaxation and a sense of calm, and out in the middle of nowhere lies a location that may just provide the same benefits for many who visit. The Lavender Labyrinth is a hidden treasure on … Continue reading

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