Family/Motherhood/Military Life

From Hawaii to Nebraska: Adjusting to the Cold Weather

Well, I must confess, I came to Nebraska for Christmas with a hidden agenda: to see how I respond to cold weather again. My husband retires from the Navy in a few years and we are talking more seriously about where we want to settle down for our "forever home." We both LOVE the idea of… Continue reading From Hawaii to Nebraska: Adjusting to the Cold Weather

Pinterest Projects

DIY Magical Elf Snow

Make it Monday Recently, I wrote about taming it down this year with the Christmas expectations. You can read about it here if you missed it: I Found My Holiday Spirit…and You Can Too! I also shared how we do Kindness Elves rather than the Elf on the Shelf. Our elves bring us fun ideas to… Continue reading DIY Magical Elf Snow

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Weekly Roundup: December 10-16, 2017

Here is a collection of my posts for this week: From Baby Sock to Evening Wear: How This Mom Beat the Barbie Project Runway Almond Milk Hot Cocoa Finding That Wonderstruck Feeling Through Serving Others Simply Having A Wonderful Christmas Time: Christmas Lights, S’Mores, Scavenger Hunt & Live Nativity   With Aloha Lacy

Family/Motherhood/Military Life

Simply Having A Wonderful Christmas Time: Christmas Lights, S’Mores, Scavenger Hunt & Live Nativity

Family Friday One of my favorite things to do this time of year is drive around and look at Christmas lights. Ever since I was a little girl, I have been fascinated by them! I remember my dad grabbing the ladder and crawling on the roof to put up lights and how proud it made… Continue reading Simply Having A Wonderful Christmas Time: Christmas Lights, S’Mores, Scavenger Hunt & Live Nativity

Faith · Healthy Living

Finding That Wonderstruck Feeling Through Serving Others

Wellness Wednesday Being wonderstruck.... Wonderstruck can be defined as experiencing a sudden feeling of awed delight or wonder. This past Sunday, my pastor John Burgess gave a great sermon about being wonderstruck. It's left me thinking all week about things in life that no-longer leave me feeling "wonderstruck." The things I once found jaw-dropping and yet… Continue reading Finding That Wonderstruck Feeling Through Serving Others

Recipes

Almond Milk Hot Cocoa

Tasty Tuesday Almond Milk Hot Cocoa If you are like my family, we have been enjoying hot cocoa almost every night since the calendar changed to December! Some nights we do instant hot cocoa. But, on special nights, we make Almond Milk Hot Cocoa! *Makes 4 servings* Ingredients: 4 cups of almond milk 4 tbs… Continue reading Almond Milk Hot Cocoa

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Weekly Roundup (Dec 3-9, 2017)

It's been a busy week! Here are my posts for this week in case you missed one! Creating a Winter Friendly Landscape Reindeer Treats Sticking to Your Fitness Goals During the Holidays Humpback Whales, Monk Seals and Albatross: Hiking Ka’ena Point (North Side) I Found My Holiday Spirit…and You Can Too! With Aloha, Lacy

Healthy Living

Sticking to Your Fitness Goals During the Holidays

Wellness Wednesday Wednesday check-in. So, how is everyone's week going? Have you been staying active rather than binge watching Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel? Have you continued to eat healthy? Or, has the temptation of Christmas cookies kicked in? This time of year, it can be so hard to stick to our health goals.… Continue reading Sticking to Your Fitness Goals During the Holidays