Thoughts | God’s Incredible Planning

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For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.

Jeremiah 29:11 Continue reading “Thoughts | God’s Incredible Planning”


Thoughts | Netflix Movie List

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So…you binge-watched House of Cards when it came out over the course of two days and now you’re kicking yourself for not spreading it out a little more. I know I can’t be the only one! If you’re in the same boat and your itching to Netflix and chill this weekend, I have a couple movie recommendations for you. Toss some popcorn in the microwave and curl up on the couch to watch these lesser-known (but entertaining!) films.

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Thoughts | Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

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I know it may seem a bit early to start planning for February, but the 14th will be here before you know it! There is SO much going on here in the mid-state and most of these activities require you to plan ahead and make reservations. If you’re local to central Pennsylvania, check out some of these fun-filled events and celebrate your love on February 14th. Continue reading “Thoughts | Valentine’s Day Date Ideas”

Thoughts | My Favorite Christmas Gift

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The multiple Santas in my life were VERY good to me this year and brought me all kinds of wonderful things that have been on my wish list…and a lot of those things are leopard print. 🙂 Today, I’m talking about my favorite Christmas gift this year…a new DSLR camera! That’s right…The Skeleton Key Life is about to get a major upgrade! Continue reading “Thoughts | My Favorite Christmas Gift”

Thoughts | New Year’s Resolutions

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There is just something about the promise of a new year that inspires me to do better. As we approach the beginning of 2016, I have taken the time to set some goals for myself for the new year. I have a lot of plans, and some of these are aggressive…but, that’s what resolutions are for! Continue reading “Thoughts | New Year’s Resolutions”

Thoughts | Starting Christmas Traditions

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tra·di·tion (noun)

A specific custom or practice of long standing.

Around the holidays, I can’t help but think about the traditions my family repeated each year at this time…like the scent of my Dad’s homemade amaretto filling the house, my Gram baking soft and chewy gingersnaps, and gathering with family to celebrate a traditional Italian feast of seafood on Christmas Eve. Continue reading “Thoughts | Starting Christmas Traditions”

Thoughts | Unique Christmas Gift Ideas

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It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year! If you’re like me, you start to think about your Christmas list early and make a plan. Or, you may be the type who waits until late December to get started. Either way, I know we all want our gifts to be the best, most unique gifts we can find! Check out some of my favorite Christmas gift ideas below to help you get started. Continue reading “Thoughts | Unique Christmas Gift Ideas”

Thoughts | Black Friday Favorites

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Developing a game plan early for Christmas gifts is a must for me. I always like to cross a bunch of things off my list on Black Friday when there are deals and steals to be had everywhere! I also like to grab things I’ve been eyeing up for myself. 🙂 In advance of Black Friday 2015, I’m sharing some of my favorites from the preview ads. Continue reading “Thoughts | Black Friday Favorites”

Thoughts | The Importance of Friendsgiving

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I have been so fortunate to have met so many special people since moving to Harrisburg after college. It isn’t easy to move to a brand new town away from friends and family, but the friendships I have made here made the move worth it! I have a great group of girlfriends here in the midstate and we have been there for each other through many significant life events…purchasing homes, celebrating weddings, preparing for the first baby in the group, and more. Continue reading “Thoughts | The Importance of Friendsgiving”

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