I am writing this blog based off of an experience I had. I was in a yoga class, and the instructor was saying the only way we can grow as people is to get out of our comfort zone and try new things. She said we need to find things that challenge our mind, body, … Continue reading Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone
I fell head over heels in love with podcasts a few years ago. I love radio talk shows and audiobooks so I guess it kind of makes sense. I really just love listening to stories. I think my dream job would be to have my own podcast/blog related to the podcast. The more people I … Continue reading My Ever Growing List of Favorite Podcasts!
I don’t know about you but the winter season drains my spirits. I lack motivation, confidence and my mood is often lackluster. It’s so easy to get down in the dumps when the temperature is cold, and the weather is crappy. All I want to do is stay indoors and veg but, that doesn’t seem … Continue reading Tips for beating the winter blues
Earlier this week I posted this list of monthly grocery budget based off family size on my Facebook page and asked what you thought of the prices. I recently moved in with my boyfriend and we strive to keep our monthly grocery budget to around $300. Weekly we try to spend about $70. Here’s how … Continue reading How I Stick to my Grocery Budget
In case you didn’t already know, I love setting goals for myself. I set goals throughout the year, pretty much every day. In 2017, my resolutions/goals were to move out and get a new job. I am happy to report that I accomplished both. I just moved out in December but, hey, I reached my … Continue reading My goals for 2018!
Nothing gets me in the Christmas spirit like my favorite holiday tunes. Decorating the tree with my Christmas pandora jamming with cookies in the oven, that's my favorite thing about the holidays. Here are my favorite tunes that you can add to your holiday playlist. Nsync- Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays Mariah Carey- All I Want … Continue reading Dishing up some holiday jams!
Tis the season for Christmas movies and cookies on the couch! Here’s a list of my favorite Christmas movies! Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas Four Christmases Elf Richie Rich’s Christmas Wish The Santa Clause 1 and 2 What are your favorite Christmas Movies? Thanks for reading! XO- Samantha Leigh Facebook Twitter Instagram Bloglovin … Continue reading My favorite Christmas movies
Being a holiday hostess with mostess is not cheap! My family hosts Thanksgiving and Christmas and we always have a full house! While it can be pricey, we really do enjoy hosting the festivities. If you’ve ever wanted to throw an ugly sweater party but feared to add additional costs to your holiday budget I’m … Continue reading Tips for hosting an Ugly Sweater Party
Do you suffer from O.C.T.D.D- Obsessive Christmas Tree Decorating Disorder? Do you find yourself stressing out over the placements of ornaments on your tree? Do you get your tinsel in a tangle if your tinsel isn’t perfectly aligned? Well, I’m here to help with my DOs and DON’Ts for putting up the tree. DOs: Do … Continue reading Deck the halls with my DOs and DON’Ts for tree decorating
The holidays are filled with so much cheer... and temptation. If you work in an office you know what I’m talking about. It seems like every day there’s a new cookie tray getting delivered. Then there are the parties. The office parties, the family parties, the friends, the neighbors and so on. By the end … Continue reading Tips for staying “healthy” during the holidays