Blog Me: A Week of Good Reads

Hi friends, I hope everyone survived the weekend and is gearing up for the upcoming week.  I found out on Friday afternoon that I have an impromptu trip to Chicago in my future – Wednesday to Thursday to be exact.  I wish I could say it was somewhere warmer like LA or Miami, but alas, […]

Blog Me: A Week of Good Reads

Happy Super Bowl Sunday, friends!  I hope you’re all enjoying the game.  I was a little surprised at how bad the Broncos got spanked in this year’s National Championship… it really ended up being quite the bore to watch.  From the beginning I was hoping the Broncos would win because I had to cheer for […]

Nearly to Newly Jolly: Favorite Christmas Movies

Happy Hump Day, friends!  I hope you all are getting back in the swing of things after the holiday last week.  I, for one, am having a hard time adjusting back to full work days [and a full work week].  I think that all work weeks should be 4 days with a 3 day weekend. […]

Nearly to Newly Jolly: A Christmas Bucket List

As some of you may have read yesterday, Christmas is my favorite holiday and favorite time of year.  I just the love it everything about it!  Every year I think about all the fun activities there are to do to celebrate the holiday and every year I kick myself for not getting to them all. […]

Nearly to Newly Jolly: A Holiday Gift Giving Guide – Part I

Today’s post is the first of the “Week of Christmas” posts.  My goal is to write one post each day this week that pertains to my favorite holiday! There’s a lot of great things about Christmas – decorating, cookies, times with family and friends, Christmas movies, festive decor, celebrating baby Jesus and people’s generosity.  As […]

Nearly to Newly Domestic: 5 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas

I can’t believe Thanksgiving is tomorrow; talk about a holiday sneak up!  If you’re anything like me, you usually wait until the very last minute possible to figure out what you’re bringing to the ol’ family get together.  This year, it has been requested that I bring cheesy potatoes… I made these a few years […]

Nearly to Newly Crafty: 5 DIY Projects to Try this November

One of my 30 Before 30 goals was to complete one DIY each month.  Let me tell you how much of a massive fail that goal has been.  Besides wedding projects, I don’t think I’ve completed any DIY project.  So I’m hoping with the wedding behind me, that will all change [even though I made […]