Paper planner or digital?

I recently wrote a post about my love/hate for all things digital. I’m in a weird place because I’ve tried to cut back on social media lately and have been trying to not just use my phone mindlessly. But after so happily ditching my digital calendar last fall (except for Outlook at work) and switching [...]

My love/hate relationship with all things digital

If I had to describe my current relationship with the digital world, “it’s complicated” would be the best descriptor. Back in December, I jumped back into blogging and started to increase my social media postings to help promote it. Shortly after the new year began, I started to re-evaluate how much time I spent distracted [...]

Musings from a busy fall

Fall is always an active time in our household, with the start of a new school year, after school sports, Saturday cross country meets and getting ready for the holiday season. There’s a part of me that loves the fresh start of a new school year. There’s another part of me that hates it. There’s [...]

Taking Time for Mom

I love having my nails done—I loved nail polish when I was a little girl and was always giving myself manicures, complete with base coat and top coat, even when I was 10 or 11. I generally find going to a salon for a mani/pedi to be a relaxing experience. I used to joke with [...]

What else should you be doing right now?

I could be typing up a news journal for geology class. I could be figuring out our online checkbook register, but the security of the school's wifi network concerns me, so that's my excuse for not going to the bank's website. I could be writing an outline for a paper. I could be organizing my [...]

Why I haven’t blogged much lately……

The end of the semester is near, and my first academic year back in college is almost complete.  Between now and May 10, I have four projects due, two final exams and a paper due.  My youngest dude also makes his First Communion on May 5.  If I don't lose my mind, it will be [...]