Month: December 2018

Local Tourist: The Month That Was Dec. 2018

Posted December 31, 2018 by shooting in Cincinnati / 29 Comments

Happy New Year’s Eve! This is the final Local Tourist of 2018, but don’t worry…Dara and I will be back in 2019. Remember, Local Tourist is every last WEEKDAY of the month, so pen us in your schedule and link up your local adventures with us every month. We would love to have you! The […]

Top Favorite Books of 2018

Posted December 26, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 58 Comments

I’m here today with Steph and Jana of Show Us Your Books to talk about my Top Favorite Books of 2018. If you have a similar post, feel free to link up with us! Top Favorite Books of 2018 (So Far) We still have a little less than a week to get some reading in, […]

2019 Winter Bucket List

Posted December 21, 2018 by shooting in Personal / 42 Comments

Happy Winter (unless you’re somewhere like Australia, then Happy Summer)! While today is the official day of Winter, I still put 2019 Winter Bucket List on my image above because most of the Winter takes place in the new year. If you’re new to these posts, I join a group of bloggers in creating and […]

Keep It Together: Scrapbook As Wedding Gift

Posted December 20, 2018 by shooting in Planning / 23 Comments

It’s the Third Thursday of December and that means it’s time for another Keep It Together post from myself and Alexandra. If you have your own post about scrapbooks, planners, or anything memory keeping, link up with us below! And YES! We will be back next year, so add us to your calendar for 2019. […]

Hunting Annabelle and Chasing Forever

Posted December 19, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 18 Comments

Hunting Annabelle by Wendy Heard Review by Lauren Source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): Sean Suh is done with killing. After serving three years in a psychiatric prison, he’s determined to stay away from temptation. But he can’t resist Annabelle–beautiful, confident, incandescent Annabelle–who alone can see past the […]

Top Ten Tuesday: Winter TBR

Posted December 18, 2018 by shooting in Discussion / 33 Comments

Today I’m linking up with That Artsy Reader Girl for Top Ten Tuesday. Feel free to leave your own links – or answers – in the comments! December 18: Winter 2018 TBR Hark the Herald Angels Slay by Vicki Delaney A Family for Christmas by Jay Northcote A Christmas Kiss by Annabelle Jacobs Walking on […]

Why I Donate With Omaze

Posted December 17, 2018 by shooting in Discussion / 20 Comments

Why I Donate With Omaze This time of the year is also known as the season of giving, so if you’re someone who is looking for ways to give back to the causes you believe in, then I’d like to introduce you to Omaze. Obviously I hope that we all can embrace the season of […]

How To Host a Christmas Cookie Exchange

Posted December 14, 2018 by shooting in Food, Personal / 30 Comments

Christmas Cookie Exchange 2018 This past Saturday, my sister and I held our annual Christmas Cookie Exchange party. It’s a good excuse to get our friends together and we always ask everyone to bring 36 of one type of cookie (or treat – not everyone makes cookies!) I always joke that I treat my friends […]