Christy’s Ten Favorite Things for Christmas 2019

Let me just start off by saying that no, I don’t think I’m in the same category as Oprah. Not even a little bit. I’m maybe a 0.0001% of the person she is but that doesn’t mean I can’t share some of the things I love with you guys as we approach the holiday season. […]

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The Addiction to Busyness and the Price We Pay

Question–Ever heard someone spill off their insane to do list and you suddenly feel the need for a nap, simply by hearing it all? For real, I don’t get it. When do they sleep or eat and do they have to schedule in bathroom breaks? Does that go in their planner too? Look, if I’m […]

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Finding Contentment in a Kardashian World

I’m going to get really honest here. We all know social media is a highlight reel of the good moments in life. Our best days, our most flattering photos, our moments of excitement and goodness, our travels, and our nights out on the town–because who truly wants to share their crappiest moments with all of […]

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My Home Remodeling Series- Take 4 Living Room

Welcome back to my remodeling series where we take on the living room! If you missed my other blog posts in the series, be sure to check those out because there’s some dramatic before and afters that you don’t want to miss. Other than the kitchen, we all know the living room is one of […]

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My Home Remodeling Series- Take 3 Dining Room

If you missed Take 1 and Take 2 in this series, you may want to back track and start there. Our kitchen remodel was featured in the last post; and the change was pretty dramatic, so be sure to check it out! Dining rooms have definitely gotten shafted over the years, and I can understand […]

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My Home Remodeling Series- Take 2 Kitchen

Let’s start with the room that can make or break a house. We all know the kitchen is the heart of the home. We eat there. We drink there. We catch up on the day there. We entertain there. We sneak ice cream and wine after the kids have gone to bed there. For real, […]

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My Home Remodeling Series-Take 1- Background

Four years ago, my husband, John, and I knew we had outgrown our turn of the century cottage on Main Street, USA. We were ready for more space, more yard, and more peace and quiet. When you live in rural Kentucky, there is a direct correlation between how loud your truck is and the size […]

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Five Tips for Packing Like a Boss

Hit rewind to ten years ago, and this totally would have been “Confessions of an Over Packer.” In my pre-kid days, I was so obsessed with trying to look my best and packing clothes for every possible scenario on a trip (because you never know when a tsunami could hit or when you might bump […]

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Time-Saving Hacks You’ll Wish You Started Years Ago

“Time is what we want most and what we use worst.” William Penn “Like sands through the hourglass, these are the Days of our Lives…” Bet you’ve heard that line a time or two as a kid! Little did we know back then, they were obviously referring to quicksand and not the pristine white crystals […]

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My Real-Life Ghost Story

“All a skeptic is is someone who hasn’t had an experience yet.” Jason Hawes, Ghost Hunters If you read my blog post, “How to Survive Your Next Vacation, Literally,” you’ll remember I referenced having a ghostly experience on a vacation to Folly Beach, South Carolina. If you haven’t read it, go do it NOW to […]

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