Gingerbread House Christmas 2012

Week Fifty of Project Happy

I cannot believe that 2012 is almost over and thus, Project Happy will also be coming to a close. I am not sure what I will write instead of Project Happy. I do have a few ideas. Or maybe I will carry on. Writing these posts have put things into perspective for me. Truly makes…

Christmas Presents

Christmas: The Season For Giving

Note: If you are a family member (i.e. my dad, step-mom, brother, soon to be sister-in-law, step-brother, and step-grandma) and you are reading this post, I beg of you to STOP now. Or else you will know what you are “getting” for Christmas. We all have hard to buy for people on our holiday gift…

The Antics Of Our Elf On The Shelf

Last year I learned about The Elf on the Shelf thanks to my social media connections. After seeing all of the tweets and Facebook pictures of this little dude getting into so much trouble, I had to have one for our boys. Our elf showed up on December 3rd sitting on our mantel looking all…

Young Adult Novels

Top Ten Young Adult Novels To Give This Christmas

My friend Candace over at her blog¬†Life in Pleasantville asked me to write a post listing what I think the top ten young adult novels to give and to get this Christmas are. As a former young adult librarian, putting a list together of my top ten YA novels to give this Christmas was quite…

Week Forty Eight of Project Happy

Sadly, I have neglected Project Happy for a couple of weeks. But this was due to many great happenings! The last few weeks have included: … acing my four exams in Office Procedures! I got 98% on the first three tests and 100% on the final. My overall grade is 99%! … exploring craft shows…

mocktails and more

Mocktails & More Book Launch and Twitter Party

Fellow blogger and friend Julie of SoberJulie fame has published her first book! Julie’s book is called Mocktails & More and it contains delicious alcohol free cocktail recipes for you to whip up for your upcoming holiday parties. If you would like to purchase a copy of the book, please go to Mocktails & More…

long curvy road

Not Knowing Where This Road Will Lead Me

Here is another composition I wrote while in high school. I love finding these old writings. Source: Google Images for Reuse Walking towards nowhere I begin my journey down a long and curvy road. I stop to make sure I have my most prized possessions with me which are my mother’s pale, silky scarves and…