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8 Things I Have Learned Through Blogging
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8 Things I Have Learned Through Blogging

When I first started my blog, I had a certain image in my mind. The short version is that if I started writing, viewers would come. That I would hit submit on my most recent posts, and it would magically be found in the world that is Google. The reality of building a successful blog...

5 Reasons Why a Trip to the Salon is Simply the Best
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5 Reasons Why a Trip to the Salon is Simply the Best

There’s no denying that nothing quite beats an hour at the salon. You can go in feeling drab and walk out feeling like a whole new person. A fresh cut or some color/highlights can do wonders for overall confidence. From the all-encompassing relaxation to the limitless possibilities, treating yourself to the salon is something that...

Butterfinger Blondies
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Butterfinger Blondies

It’s a rainy Saturday here in Ohio. Over the next few days, we’re expected to get up to 6 inches of rain. Seriously, it hasn’t stopped in about 18 hours, and it’s not supposed to stop for 2 more days. With no motivation to actually leave the house, it’s been the perfect excuse to stay...

5 Things to Know Going to Your First Football Game
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5 Things to Know Going to Your First Football Game

*Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning that at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. This weekend, hubby and I got the unexpected opportunity to see our home college team, The Ohio State Buckeyes, play Oregon State in the season...

Bullying in Schools: When Will Enough Be Enough?
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Bullying in Schools: When Will Enough Be Enough?

*Warning: The content of this post may contain triggers.  There was an article in the newspaper the other day. Another child committed suicide due to bullying at school. He was nine years old. Nine. Years. Old. Let that sink in for a moment. It seems that more and more lately, kids are resorting to ending...

Oreo Cream Cheese Cookies
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Oreo Cream Cheese Cookies

*Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning that at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. I’ve been getting a little bored with my chocolate chip cookie recipe. I’ve had the same one now for over 16 years. Whenever I have...