I may not be planning a wedding, but I know the struggles of finding time to do even the smallest tasks and not letting them take over my life. Here are a few things that I do to get more done and stay less stressed.
Last week, I was invited to go wedding dress shopping with my future sister-in-law. It’s been a while since I have sat on the sidelines for this process since I worked in the bridal shop for so many years. This trip was extra special because this lovely person is marrying my brother. I obviously wanted… Continue reading Seeing Things From the Other Side
I may be one of the only people who isn’t a fan of the movie A Christmas Story. It just doesn’t appeal to me and since it plays on repeat on Christmas Day, I think we watched it four or five times in a row at my in-laws house a few years ago (cue straight mouth emoji).… Continue reading My Favorite Christmas Movie Quotes
Don’t you love falling down the Pinterest rabbit hole? I had to delete the app from my phone because it was becoming all-consuming. But I obviously still get my fix on the laptop or iPad. There have been a couple of stand out things this week that I have come across and I thought you… Continue reading My Favorite Things On Pinterest This Week
I recently started doing yoga and pilates again. I have always done them on and off (mostly off in recent years), but a few weeks ago, while looking for some kids DVDs in our collection, I came across all of my workout DVDs that I used in my mid-twenties. I used them to get into… Continue reading Getting Back Into A Workout Routine
I am definitely a late adopter of this, but I am obsessed with podcasts. As a stay at home Mom of two young boys, I have struggled with feeling alone during the day. Nearly all of my friends are full time workers and I was craving conversation during my day-to-day activities. Podcasts feel like a… Continue reading What I’m Listening To
I’ve been dreaming of this for a long time now, but to be honest, I really didn’t know what “this” was. After years of procrastinating, starting, stopping and enough ideas to fill up my Google docs, I have committed myself to this blog: Brides by Ellen. It sort of feels like I am leaping off… Continue reading My First Post