There are three things that you can do at this very moment to increase your joy during this holiday season.
Trying to get the perfect gift for the man in your life? If your man is like mine- he either already has it or buys it before I do! Here is a list of gifts ideas for that hard to shop for guy.
A review of my first StichFix order plus pros and cons of a personal shopper service.
Long distance relationships aren’t easy. In this article I discuss the things that keep us connected even when apart.
I woke up today with a few goals.. 1) Get my steps in 2) hydrate and increase my water 3) get my errands done. Goal 2 was toast- I totally hydrated. As I was on my way to accomplish #3, I heard a clunk noise from the car. Now- I was not driving my beloved … Continue reading Today… in the Misadventures of Kristen..
This Thanksgiving we started a "tradition" of setting aside the "normal" turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes- and do something outdoors as a family. We ventured to Enchanted Rock- which is located by Fredericksburg, TX. (This state park has large moon-looking rocks and you can camp, hike, and even rappel.) The first thing I discovered was that … Continue reading Day of Thanks
I wrote this Nov 30, 2015. I had been continually praying for a man that I could love wholeheartedly and who would love me the same. I prayed for a "love miracle ". Yes! That is exactly what I would say in my prayers. I met my husband 6 days after writing this. ❤️ ****************** … Continue reading Desire
Too often we get stuck in the daily grind and take for granted the people who love us so much. Our thinking goes from “selfless” to “selfish”. “Me me me! What about me??” No! It has to be, “What can I do to be the best (wife, mother, friend, sister....) for them?” I’ve been spending … Continue reading Selfish VS. Selfless: The ongoing challenge
There is this man who has my heart. When I close my eyes, I can see him and hear him. He is tall, healthy, strong, and handsome. He is a superhero. I can see him picking me up by my waist, and holding me high above his head. My long, dark blonde hair falling … Continue reading My Hero
I have always been a reader. Growing up I would search the school and town libraries for books on all kinds of topics- love, adventure, drama... I would explore the classics; I would search for something to challenge my mind. As I got older, I continued to read but struggled with WHAT to read. Also, … Continue reading Reading Goals
Holidays were so special when I was growing up. I remember huge family gatherings, both my mom and dad's side of the family. Traditions of Santa Sunday when all the cousins would sit on Santa's lap at Mom-Mom and Pop-Pop's house. The big present exchange. Tons of yummy traditional foods like my Mom-Moms snickerdoodle cookies. … Continue reading Holiday Traditions
For too long I have drifted through the days, weeks, months being physically present but not emotionally. It has taken some life events to show me that my focus has been a source of the problem. I believed that because I had more time with my family- I was succeeding. I believed that because I … Continue reading Purpose