Favorite Things

This blog has become a random assortment of anything that I want to talk about rather than themed in any way. As a digital marketing consultant, I am basically breaking…

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Tech Finds

If a product has a mobile app that works with it, I will probably buy it. Smoke detectors, doorbells, board games, watches -- I have them all and love interacting…

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Currently Reading

I read 13 books in the second quarter of this year. Adding that to the 28 books I read in theĀ first quarter puts me at 41 books halfway through the…

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A Few Things I Am Loving

May 12th, 2017

This blog has become a random assortment of anything that I want to talk about rather than themed in any way. As a digital marketing consultant, I am basically breaking every rule I preach with this blog. But since I have no goals here other than just having a place to share things, it doesn't matter if I follow the rules. So that being said,…

My New Water Bottle

April 11th, 2017

If a product has a mobile app that works with it, I will probably buy it. Smoke detectors, doorbells, board games, watches -- I have them all and love interacting with them through my phone. The latest device-plus-app in my life is the Hidrate Spark water bottle. This water bottle tracks how much water you drink each day and syncs it with an app on…

Good Hair Days

April 10th, 2017

I have naturally curly hair. But the curls are not full and beautiful. Nope. My "curls" are more like frizzy waves that don't look great when left on their own. In fact, if I want to wear it curly, I usually blow dry it straight, then use a curling iron to curl it. All of this is to say: I wear my hair straight. It…

2017 Book Challenge: 1st Quarter Report

April 3rd, 2017

100 books. This is my goal for 2017: to read 100 books. I completed 28 books in the first quarter of the year, so I am ahead of schedule if I stay at this pace. Reading has always been a big part of who I am and how I spend my time. However, 100 books in a year is a stretch goal for me. Here…

Learning to Knit

January 13th, 2017

    Confession: I am 38 years old and I am an avid knitter. What once seemed like an pastime for old ladies has now become my favorite hobby. And despite what anyone says, 38 is not yet "old." One of the greatest benefits of working as a freelance consultant is that I have a lot of freedom with my schedule. In my first year…