Showing posts from December, 2020

Encouraging Hearts and Home: Wishing You a Happy New Year!

Wishing all my readers a healthy and happy new year!  Thank you so much for linking up with us throughout the year and I hope to see you back here in 2021.   And Now, for This Week's Encouraging Hearts & Home Blog Hop!   Join your Encouraging Hearts & Home Co-Hosts each week for encouragement and support for your heart & your home . We hope to provide a space that builds each other up and lends a helping hand along the way. With all the negativity in the world, let's shine a positive light! The post with the most views from last week: Getting Close to Christmas by A Day of Small Things  Some of my favorites from last week: Eggnog Scones by Cindy's On-Line Recipe Box Goodbye, One Word 2020 and Hello, One Word 2021 by Lisa's Notes Chicken Orzo Soup by Little Frugal Homestead  Follow and/or subscribe to your host's blog . Visit a few other bloggers and show them your support. We all love getting comments, and who k

20 Moments and Memories from 2020

 I know so many people can't wait to say good-bye to 2020 and really, who could blame them?!  It was an unprecedented year for sure, but it wasn't all bad.  In fact my boys have told me many times that they didn't think 2020 was a bad year at all-- they have had so much fun.   Today I'll be linking up with Carrie from A Stylish Fit to list 20 things worth celebrating from 2020 In no real order here are the 20: 1.  We celebrated Alec's birthday with a fun shopping trip to Ikea, a mom & son lunch out, a party with his friends, and a grandparent/family party!   2.  We met up with friends of ours early in the year for a really fun day of bowling that ended with us all hanging around Dunkin Donuts visiting and catching up.  3. We went on so many hikes; probably more than any other year and many of them were with friends and family.  4. We replaced the flooring in Ian's room and completely re-did Alec's room (flooring, walls, and bed).  5. I had so much extra