My Top 7 Christmas Movies…FOR REAL THOUGH!


Hi Friends:) Because I spent the first few weeks of December watching and reviewing the junkiest holiday Rom-Coms the internet had to offer, I felt it was only fair to tell you a little about the Christmas movies I really do love and respect and watch year after year.  I am all about the holiday […]

December 21, 2017

Teacher Tuesday: My Vacation Plans

Life, Reading, Running

Hi Friends:) I’d like to share with you today my plan for my much anticipated and much needed vacation, which will be arriving in…. 4 days. 4 DAYSSSSSSSSS. Here’s the plan: Day 1: Long Run. Nap. Giftwrap. Day 2: Sleep in. Watch Harry Potter. Nap. Dinner and Mass with the fam. Sleep more. Day 3: […]

December 19, 2017

Marathon Training Monday #9: Winter Has Arrived!!

Life, Running

Hi Friends:) I am currently wearing several layers of fleece and flannel and laying under a blanket as I type this. Because we went from bearable November temperatures in the 50s to December temps in the 20s and 30s. I am freezing my butt off, friends. I also continue to be SO RIDICULOUSLY BUSY. Parent […]

December 18, 2017

December Playlist!


Hi Friends:) Super excited to throw a bonus post in this week with my favorite songs this month. Now, I’m going to start by saying I LOVE Christmas music, so there’s a fair amount of that mixed in here. I also really love musicals, and discovered the Dear Evan Hansen soundtrack recently and have been […]

December 14, 2017

Teacher Tuesday: TEACHER GIFT GUIDE!!


Hi Friends:) A family member recently posted on facebook about teacher gift ideas, and all of her friends who were parents immediately posted “a mug and candy and/or cookies!” Not tryna be rude, people, but a human only needs so many mugs. And I sure as heck don’t need any sweets. For me there’s also […]

December 12, 2017

Sappy Christmas Rom-Coms: THE DEFINITIVE RANKING, PART #1


Hi Friends:) A few years ago, my mom and I were wrapping presents while watching Ion channel sappy romantic Christmas movies, and we realized three things: that these sorts of movies are a.) all the same, b.) terrible, and c.) addictive as hell. Now, if you’re in the know, than you’re aware that Ion, the […]

December 8, 2017