Volunteering my time begining this holiday season.


I have been thinking a lot lately about volunteering. In this month of things that we have so much to be thankful for it’s important to think of ways that we can help those that need a little more.  The hardest part of volunteering for me is trying to find something that I want to give my time to. There…

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Happy November! (the month of gratitude)


Every November we take the time to remember and say what we’re thankful for. I was recently looking up writing prompts for November and noticed that the majority of them are on the topic of gratitude. This month I thought I would kick it off by writing what I’m grateful for. Health It took me a while to get where…

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Fall Is Here…find a festival or event to celebrate!


It’s that time of year when farmers markets reign and Autumn fests spring up almost every weekend.  There doesn’t seem to be a shortage of activities to do. Fall is the perfect time to go for a hike with friends or plan a getaway. In travel terms, it is one of the least expensive times to travel with the most…

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Houston, we have a problem… I ate way too much!


This weekend I traveled to Houston, Tx with my friend Stacy to help her with her Bridal Wars event. Although, we were there for the event, I think the real event was all the amazing food we ate! So much that I definitely overate.  Vic & Anthony’s We flew in on Saturday night and after dropping off our bags at…

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Oktoberfest: at Hunter Mountain…You might want to give it a miss.


I love Oktoberfest. I love the Ompah bands and the lederhosen. I love that people are walking around with big steins, eating pretzels or knockwurst. If that’s what you think of Oktoberfest…DON’T go to Hunter Mountain for theirs. This was such a disappointment. Every other year for Oktoberfest there has been a big tent and under the big top there…

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