Why We Won’t be Buying Ourselves Christmas Gifts This Year

We will be celebrating Christmas a little differently this year. The tree will go up as usual. As will the garlands, the little figurines, and all of the other festive knick knacks. We will play Christmas music 24-7 (Ok, I will do that). And, we will bake cookies till they fill every inch of countertop.

But this year, my husband and I will not be exchanging gifts. Continue reading “Why We Won’t be Buying Ourselves Christmas Gifts This Year”

Body & Soul

This post is part of an on-going series called, #LifeOnPurpose, where I have challenged myself for the next forty days to do something each day- no matter how small – to slow down, notice my surroundings, and be intentional. It is part of my effort to live less on accident and more on purpose. You can read other posts in this series here:

Day 1 & 2
Day 3 & 4

Day 5

Day 5 was a Friday, and the perfect time to clear the evening for some much needed relaxation with friends. My plan for the evening was to do something that I really, really, enjoy, and that is spending a summer evening out on our patio, dining al fresco.  Continue reading “Body & Soul”