Quick Giveaway Drawing Winner!


Thanks to all who entered our quick 24-hour giveaway drawing!  We did sort of a guy’s guy giveaway to celebrate Super Bowl season and we did it quickly because I will be taking a break from my blog for the rest of the month as I make my way to chilly Washington DC to help […]

Very Quick Giveaway Drawing Before My Getaway


Happy Monday.  Let’s do sort of a guy’s guy giveaway to celebrate Super Bowl yesterday plus I have found that my readers like it when I give away guy stuff at times.  Also after this drawing, I will be signing off on my blog for the rest of the month as I make my way […]

My Healthy Goals Include New California Design Den Sheets


A good night’s sleep.  It is one of life’s pleasures if you can get it.  My New Year’s resolution to be healthier overall includes cleaner eating (I have lost 10 pounds since I started this in November), less booze (not as hard as I thought it would be to decrease, I am happy to report), […]

Freebie Friday Winner!


It’s Friday so that means that it is Freebie Friday!!  Earlier this week we blogged that we would give away this official Starbucks cute and cozy mug and peppermint hot cocoa set!  If you entered the drawing then your name went in the drawing that we do through random.org!  We had a good group of […]

Another Anniversary! 26 Years & Counting-Why It Works


Happy 26th Wedding Anniversary to my hubs. What a journey it has been and as we approach a very different empty-nesting chapter in late 2020 (is that really next year?!).  I reflect on the peaks and valleys of a long-lasting marriage.  Wedded bliss days and some challenging times make a 26-year union so far something […]