On My Mind

Looking Back to Look Forward: 2021 Goals

As much as I’d love to join the masses in saying, “see you NEVER, 2020! I’m forgetting you ever existed!” I personally will be reflecting on last year for a long time. I learned resilience, saw flaws in desperate need of changing, welcomed our sweet third baby to the world and had more time with the people I love most in this world than ever before. It wasn’t all bad.

Best Purchases of 2020

Did anyone feel like they purchased more things in 2020 than in the two years before it combined? Just me? We were together all. the. time. We were in our homes all. the. time. Some of us purchased things because we saw glaring needs we had ignored and some of us purchased because we suddenly “needed” a backyard sprinkler play-set and a facial steamer. Here are the 20 best purchases I made-both big and small- that made an impact last year.

Best of Black Friday Sales

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I know today can be overwhelming. I personally like to get 90% of my Christmas shopping done by the end of this weekend to ensure I’m saving as much as possible. I’ve got your back. Here is the Black Friday Guide to get you through including some of my favorite Small Businesses.

Holiday Gift Guide 2020: For Him. (Also Known as–The Guide You Care About Most)

Y’ALL. I hear you loud and clear. My DMs are filled to the brim with requests for this guide and the fact that you trust my men’s guides motivates me to pour a solid month into putting this together. Guys are just plain hard to shop for. I can rarely predict the thing they truly want (because gadgets and video games and random sports equipment just aren’t my genre) but I have a wide enough variety of men in my life to pull together a guide that has something for every single man on your list. Let’s. Do. This.

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Little Dude

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If you need to pick a Holiday gift for the little dude in your life, I’ve got you covered. Whether you’re looking for a toddler toy or a big kid gift, I’ve got something here that will make you gift winner 2020. It should also go without saying that both the “for the little lady” and “for the little dude” gifts are pretty interchangeable as Keogena loves some things on this list just as much as her brother. Let’s get into it.