Yearly Archives: 2013

2013’s last breath

I thought this day would never come. The closing of 2013. The grand pummeling of a life time. A year ago today, my husband and I signed papers for our dream home. Our dream was quickly shattered as we moved in and it needed a floor to ceiling scrubbing. We kept Murphy’s Oil Soap in…

When your dream home is a nightmare…

In light of being published again, this time on Daily Worth (You can check it out here!) I thought I’d share some of the craziness we experienced in buying our house. Some images are graphic, you’ve been forewarned! We did not get a home inspection (House only 12 years old vs the 100+ year old…


Our Christmas Tradition

This post was created for Modern Common Place‘s 12 days of Christmas! Make sure you stop in and show Ginny some love 🙂 I wanted to start our own Christmas tradition. Everyone has something that declares it is officially Christmas time…Black Friday shopping…crafting at your Grammy’s with your cousins the Saturday after Thanksgiving…advent calendars…elf on…

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  • Natasha

    I LOVE THIS! We have been doing something similar for the pass 3 years but instead got our friends to give us ornaments of how they would explain the year with us. LOVE LOVE LOVE YOUR BLOG!!!!ReplyCancel

    • What a fun twist on my tradition! That would make for a fun Christmas party exchange 🙂 Thank you for the love!ReplyCancel

Beauty in a Pennsylvania Sunrise

In Pennsylvania, the colder the morn the more bold God becomes with his morning canvas.

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    • Thank you! I always say the colder the morning, the more beautiful the dawn hours are. When it’s super cold, the snow shimmers like glitter. It’s SO pretty! I live in Clearfield County, about an hour West of State College and two hours Northeast of Pittsburgh. You?ReplyCancel

Breakfast with Santa

Girl after my own heart, licking the icing off her cookie before snarfing it and washing it down with a Trumoo chocolate milk. Grammy holding two excited girls. Well, maybe the brown haired one is excited. Looks like Miss Lily is trying to make up her mind, eyeing Santa up as he walks in the…