Best Albums of 2019

As usual, my “Best Albums of 2019” list is dominated by the female artists: Maren, Taylor, Miranda and P!nk all put out stellar efforts this year. Sara Barellies returned from a long musical hiatus to drop another gorgeous lyric and piano driven masterpiece and the Jonas Brothers make a comeback I didn’t know I needed….

Best Albums of 2018

To me, 2018 wasn’t a stellar year for music. Artists I normally love like Fall Out Boy, Ashley Monroe, and Mumford & Sons disappointed me with their albums and with the exception of the few on this list, I continued to listen to last year’s favorites instead. My list is country heavy, features a new-ish…

Music to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Christmas is only 20 days away – do you have your shopping done yet? I don’t know about you but Christmas music is one of my favorite things about the holidays and I love listening to it when driving to/from work, wrapping presents or baking goodies for the office holiday pitch-in.

Gifts for the Hanson Fan in Your Life

UPDATED for 2019! This is probably the most unconventional gift guide you’ll ever read but there are so many Hanson fans in my life that I thought it would be fun to put together a post of unique things we might like for Christmas. Snowed In on Vinyl Amazon is selling a limited edition pressing…

Indiana State Fair

I kind of forgot how much I love going to the fair. It was a summer staple growing up – I was a 4-H farm kid and showed my mini lop rabbits for 10 years at the Gibson County Fair. A few of my other projects made it to the state fair and we came…

Favorite 90s Country Songs

Adam got me SiriusXM for Christmas and I’ve been loving the Prime Country station that plays 80s and 90s country. That was mostly what I listened to during my middle school years. Until a band called Hanson came along in 1997, that is… My 90s country nostalgia made me think compiling a list of my…