Day 358 – On the Final Day, A Bed

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” — Irish Proverb “Rather go to bed without dinner than to rise in debt.” -Benjamin Franklin On the last (1st) day ’til Christmas, we selected our beds as the final item truly value. A bed is quite fitting since it’sContinue reading “Day 358 – On the Final Day, A Bed”

Day 353 – On The 6th Day, Phones

“Mobile phones are misnamed. They should be called gateways to human knowledge.” -Ray Kurzweil “When it comes to social media, there are just times I turn off the world, you know. There are just some times you have to give yourself space to be quiet, which means you’ve got to set those phones down.” -MichelleContinue reading “Day 353 – On The 6th Day, Phones”

Day 352 – On The 7th Day, Coffee

“Everyone should believe in something. I believe I will have another coffee.” -Unknown “What goes best with a cup of coffee? Another cup.” -Henry Rollins “We want to do a lot of stuff; we’re not in great shape. We didn’t get a good night’s sleep. We’re a little depressed. Coffee solves all these problems inContinue reading “Day 352 – On The 7th Day, Coffee”

Day 350 – On The 9th Day, Our Computer

“The good news about computers is that they do what you tell them to do. The bad news is that they do what you tell them to do.” -Ted Nelson On the 9th day til Christmas, our 9th truly valued item agreed on by Amalia and I is our computer and desk. This is whereContinue reading “Day 350 – On The 9th Day, Our Computer”

Day 349 – On The 10th Day, Table for Gathering

“The family was an art… and the dinner table was the place it found expression.” -Don DeLillo On the 10th day til Christmas, our 10th truly valued item to talk about is our table for gathering! This table was gift from our friends Ali and Greg and it’s perfect for us. It has the abilityContinue reading “Day 349 – On The 10th Day, Table for Gathering”

Day 348 – On The 11th Day, Kitchen Appliances

“I have a greater appreciation for kitchen appliances, having played one.” – Anthony Daniels Well, today is the 11th day and no, we are not talking about pipers piping. Instead, we are talking about kitchen appliances being our next item that gives us value/joy. This one in particular is more value driven than joyous asContinue reading “Day 348 – On The 11th Day, Kitchen Appliances”

Day 333 – The Five Dailys

“Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” -Abraham Lincoln Before we start, I found this quote after the post was written and it might be one of my favorite quotes I’ve found this year. Think about it when your making big decisions in life and it may just helpContinue reading “Day 333 – The Five Dailys”

Day 332 – Christmas Cozy

“When I’m home, I like a cozy, comfortable, calming space.” – Stacy Keibler Well, we are back from another one of our fun-filled trips and it’s time to settle back into being home. Missing a holiday, Thanksgiving, was weird this year as it was the first time we had done so. Coming back after ThanksgivingContinue reading “Day 332 – Christmas Cozy”

Day 210 – Cards

“Find joy in the little things this Christmas.” “The greatest gift of all this holiday season is a loving family and close friends.” “The most wonderful gift I can receive this Christmas is to celebrate with you.” You’ve seen it all by now, every card for Christmas, birthdays, *insert holiday here* has it’s heartfelt, cheesyContinue reading “Day 210 – Cards”