Routine in 2015

The thing about New Year’s resolutions is that people have awesome intentions, but, by the end of the month, they’ve already failed at it. I can think of a handful of resolutions I’ve made that sort of worked out, but it seems like the reason they failed is that I set the goal, but had no plan. Interestingly, I prefer the no-goal-no-plan […]

Gift Guide: For the Runner

For more miles and more smiles, here are a few gift ideas for your favorite runner. What’s a perfect running gift? One that he or she might not otherwise buy for himself/herself! So being a little adventurous here is a fun, unexpected surprise (for most!). Of course, you can generally be safe with apparel or offer to fund a race registration. These […]

Gift Guide: For the Cook

Here are some gift ideas for the cooks and foodies who make your kitchen a special gathering place – the name of the game this year is functional and unique. 1. Framed Artwork – Frame this print or find other original artwork on Etsy. 2. Bamboo & Silicone Utensil Set – I own these and only wish I’d bought more! These will easily become daily staples for […]

Gift Guide: For the Ladies

One of my favorite holiday-time activities and best memories is shopping with my mom and my sister(s) after Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s completely chaotic, crowded, cold/snowy, festive, and SO MUCH FUN at the mall in the wee hours of the morning on Black Friday! I never even really remember what I bought (IF I buy anything), […]

We’re Thankful

This has been a year of great challenges, changes, and triumph for us. Every day we are thankful  for our families and friends – old ones and new ones – who helped us make this big life transition. We’re missing our Indiana crowd, but can’t wait to see you all in a month! Take time today to enjoy these moments […]