Lifestyle

Podcasts I’m into Right Now

At this time last year, I’m not sure I’d even really listened to a full episode of a podcast. Somewhere along the way, I got tired of listening to music when walking and decided to try something new. Turns out I’ve found a few that I’m really digging! Good Christian FunGrowing up in a conservative Christian home, a lot of my middle and high school years were submersed in the Contemporary Christian Music culture (CCM […]

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Books

Book Review: My Lovely Wife

Millicent and her husband live an upscale life in a gated Orlando community. She’s one of the top real estate agents in the city; he’s a pro tennis coach at an elite country club. They have two beautiful, smart children and life is good. Things may seem normal to outsiders looking in on their lives and marriage, but Millicent and her husband have a dark and twisted secret: they enjoy murdering young women. Somewhere along […]

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Travel

U.S. Travel Bucket List

Even though I’ve been to all but one U.S. state (just have Hawaii left), there are so many places I still haven’t seen! I thought it would be fun to create a U.S. destinations bucket list to go along with my international travel bucket list. Boston I should be able to check this off the list very soon – we booked a flight to Boston last week and are planning to go at the end […]

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Food

Copycat Starbucks Pink Drink

Nailing the Medicine Ball Tea from Starbucks was super easy, but getting the famous Pink Drink just right took some time. But I’ve done it! And I’m going to share what worked for me after trying several other recipes I read online and ending up disappointed. Here’s what you’ll need to make this refreshing treat right at home! Ingredients: -White Strawberry Cranberry juice (I use the Kroger brand) -Coconut Milk -Fresh or freeze dried strawberries […]

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Lifestyle

Kelly watches the ‘Alien’ movies

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been watching the four ‘Alien’ movies starring Sigourney Weaver. They’re all streaming on HBO and we had a couple rainy Sundays in quarantine, so I figured why not. Sci-fi is right up my alley and I’d been wanting to watch them for a while anyway, so I dove right in. The setting and basic story line is consistent through all four movies: they’re set in space aboard some sort […]

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Travel

Six Places on My International Travel Bucket List

I have wanderlust on a typical day, but being stuck inside and not really knowing when we can travel again has intensified it. I’m hoping (fingers crossed) for a fall vacation to Boston and up the coast to Maine this year, but kind of playing that by ear and waiting to see how the virus spread goes before hopping on a flight. But since I’m over here dreaming about the day I can start checking […]

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