July Reads

In an attempt to better organize my blog and my life… I’ve categorized my July reads!

Personal Growth

10 Ways to Be a Better Person.  Unfortunately this list is not intuitive for a lot of people. #5 on the list (go to funerals) really isn’t fun, but it means so much. People who came to my dad’s funeral for me and not themselves were truly wonderful and showed how much they cared about me.

Millennial Topics

10 Things Every 20-Something Kitchen Needs. I can’t say that every 20-something’s kitchen needs everything on the list, but if you’re putting together a kitchen for the first time on you own, it’s got some good recommendations. Also a good place to start looking for housewarming gift ideas. I also recommend a meat thermometer. It was the best $5ish we ever spent and might keep you from giving yourself food poisoning.

Seek a Mentor, Be a Mentor. I agree completely.

13 Things Successful Millennials Do in Their Spare Time. Even if you aren’t a millennial, making good use of your spare time is a good idea. Continue reading

Quiet Weekends

I love exciting weekends that include traveling, visiting friends/family or tackling house projects, but sometimes you just can’t beat a nice quiet weekend.

This weekend, I got to spend some quality time with Brad. We also got some yard work done and I tackled the weepy cherry tree out front that was attempting to take over the front porch. “Yes, welcome to my home. Please step over the tree branches.”

I spent a little quality time for myself also that included reading, watching a chick flick, a little sewing and browsing Pinterest.

We also got some errands done

Apparently Giant Eagle is just giving stuff away now

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