Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 Blog Report and how to make it better in 2016

2015 WordPress Blog Report Last night I got an email from WordPress – it was a link to my 2015 Blog Report. The report highlighted things like: 1) my most viewed post, or 2)  the day that had the most … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to 2016

Challenges in Life 2015 was challenging, in good and bad ways. I spent the first third of the year sick and dealing with debilitating vertigo. The second third was spent in Barbados, my “happy place”. And for the last few months, I … Continue reading

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Another Christmas gone (or Feeling Nostalgic about years gone by)

Memories of Christmases past So, it’s Boxing Day here in Canada and I’m sipping a cup of coffee with eggnog in it. I always end up feeling a little (ok so maybe a lot) let down after a big holiday. I … Continue reading

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Advent Blog Series: Feeling “Christmassy”

Finally Feeling the Christmas Spirit Well, it took a little longer this year than years past, but I am finally excited about Christmas. Yes, the excitement has been building the past few days, but today it hit me full force. … Continue reading

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Advent Blog Series: Last minute preparations

Christmas is only 2 days away…well, 2 days and 15 minutes. And my excitement levels are building. Homemade goodies have been packaged up, one last gift has been purchased, and all my gifts have been wrapped. I hope everyone loves … Continue reading

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Advent Blog Series: My Goddaughter

I will admit, today got off to a rough start. I woke up to an email reminding me that today was the 17th anniversary of my dad’s death. As if I needed to be reminded of that horrible day. As … Continue reading

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Advent Blog Series: Getting Gifts for people

I love buying and/or making gifts for people. I love thinking about what will make other people smile. Of course, the challenge this year is the fact that I don’t have a lot of money. So trying to find and … Continue reading

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