What To Actually Pack for a Trip

John and I have spent most of the 6 years that we’ve been together traveling in some capacity.  While we lived in Germany, we traveled to several different countries.  Since moving back home, we’ve made it a point to make a continued effort to travel.  Most recently we went to Thailand for our honeymoon/one-year anniversary/buddymoon….

Daily Dog Care: Free Printable Checklist!

When John and I first got back to the states after living in Germany for three years, we talked loosely about the idea of getting a dog.  Fate seemed to intervene, and my cousin announced on Facebook that his female labrador had several puppies and they were up for grabs.  Quite impulsively we decided that…

Ginger Cookie Sandwiches filled with Cream Cheese Maple Frosting

*This post contains affiliate links I made these delicious cookie sandwiches for the first time ten years ago.  TEN YEARS AGO.  I can’t believe how quickly time has flown by.  This recipe is one of many that I have stored both in my recipe book and on my to-remake list.  Now that I’m not working…

Why I Gave Up Hootsuite After Only A Month

When I started to seriously consider blogging as an income source back in January of 2017, I knew that there were tools I would have to utilize in order to be successful in my endeavors:   Social Media: I was already signed up for Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Food Gawker, StumbleUpon, and Twitter.  I changed or added…

5 Things You Should Do Before You Publish Your First Blog Post

I’ve been blogging on and off for 10 years now, but when I bought this domain back in January I knew I wanted to make it better than I’ve done in the past.  I wanted a blog that was long-lasting, readable, relatable and something that I could be proud of.  While I procrastinated on launching…