• Three Tips for Growing Your Blog

    I have a special treat for you guys — Hayley from The Tiny Twig just recently released a new ebook called The No Brainer Blog, and will be sharing some tips on how to grow you blog with us today.We all know my blogging struggles (or did you miss my venting post I wrote about

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  • Five Things Friday

    Happy Friday! Five things to end your week: 1. Do you follow Posie Gets Cozy? If you do, you’ll know the wonderful surprise she announced a few weeks ago. I’m still elated and happy for Alicia as if she was my best friend. Isn’t that wonderful how the Internet connects people like that? 2. We

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  • Dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder

    I have self-diagnosed myself with seasonal affective disorder. A very mild case of it. I wouldn’t go so far as to say I get depressed, but the season certainly affects me. I get a little sad every day at 4:30 pm watching the sunset in my office, no matter how beautiful it may be. Traffic

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  • Decorating with Globes

    This past Saturday my mom and sister came to town for a little antique shopping. (Well, they really came to meet my new little pup, but after a few hours of sloppy kisses and belly rubs, we decided to venture out and see if we could find any antique treasures.) I was walking through the

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  • What I Bought: October Clothing Budget

    I have about $100 each month in my clothing budget. Sometimes I spend more (like August when I got my new job and didn’t have a single pair of comfortable heels), and sometimes less (like in December when all my money goes towards others’ Christmas gifts.) In October, I managed to stay under budget. It

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  • Confessions of a Proud Blogger

    Can I share some frustrations with you guys today? Every time that I think I’m doing something cool in blogging, taking one step forward, BAM. Something happens to knock me off that pedestal and move two steps backwards. Every. single. time. And the frustrating part is it’s always my fault. My limited CSS, coding, blogging

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  • Iced Pumpkin Cookie Recipe

    Ok, so I know it’s November and by now you’re so over pumpkin, but I can’t let the season end without sharing this little recipe with y’all. You know, just in case you have the hankering to bring a crowd-pleasing dessert to your Thanksgiving dinner or something. I like these cookies for three reasons: 1)

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  • We got a dog!

    If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram (@thatginnagirl), you probably knew this already, but October 20th we adopted this darling little pup into our lives. Leia is 8 months old and part golden. (But has little retriever in her… she looks at me like Why did you do that? when I throw a ball). She loves following us

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  • My Perspective on Politics

    “The common people pray for rain, healthy children and a summer that never ends. It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace.” I may not have finished the book, but this quote from Game of Thrones pretty much sums up

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