Spring Sunshine Gratitude The HWL

On a Warm Spring Morning

A slice of perfection. There are very few moments in life like these.  The kind that make you want to hold your breath and soak everything in so that you won’t ever forget them.  And yet, even the act of actively recording and remembering something for a future when it no longer exists almost seems…

What A Difference A Year Makes

“I’ve been spending the last 8 months, Thinking all love ever does, Is break, and burn, and end, But on a [Sunday] in a cafe, I watched it begin again…” Begin Again – Taylor Swift Not to be overly cheesy or anything, (they say if a girl posts Taylor Swift lyrics about you you’re either…

Happy New Year 2014

Another Calendar Closes, Another One Opens

I’d say that 2013 was the biggest year yet, for me – except for perhaps the year I was born, which started it all off in the first place… When 2013 began, I don’t think I realized just how much everything was about to shift for me; though I did know that I was saying…

31 Movies for October The HWL 2013

31 Movies For The Month of October

Don’t forget!  Yesterday marked the launch of our new site, Joyful Home & Life!  Click here to check it out now.  My first post is scheduled for October 23rd – hope to see you there! *   *   * Originally I planned to come up with a new list of movies for the month…

80 Years and Counting…

Don’t forget to enter to win our Eat, Drink, & Be Married Wedding Day Giveaway Bag! Click here for all of the details, or check out our Giveaway page! The winner will be announced September 14th, 2013. When Ermin and Erma Johnston were married on August 23, 1933 they probably didn’t think they would be…

Ooo, You’re My Best Friend

*Post Title taken from the song You’re My Best Friend by Queen When Captain America set off on our 3,000 mile road trip our first stop was in Sacramento, where we stayed over night with my best friend since 6th grade.  It was an absolutely wonderful visit and an amazing experience to reconnect with my…