Author Archives: Leah Bishop

Christmas Gifts For Any Budget!

This year has been hard on everyone, however that doesn’t mean we have to let it interfere completely with the holidays! Here is a gift guide to fit any holiday budget. FUZZY SOCKS – ACADEMY – $5.99 These are my absolute favorite socks! They are warm and fuzzy on the inside but still feel like…

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Thanksgiving Must Haves!

Thanksgiving definitely falls into the top 3 list of my favorite holidays. Who doesn’t love a holiday that is all about food and family? My family’s Thanksgiving dinner rarely varies from year to year! MASHED POTATOES: I swear my granny makes the best mashed potatoes. It has taken my sister and I years to figure out…

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World Kindness Day

Did you know that World Kindness Day first started in 1998! We are also not the only country that celebrates this day. Canada, Australia, Nigeria, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Italy, India, and the United Kingdom all eventually joined in to celebrate kindness! Here are a few different ideas on how you can celebrate World Kindness…

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Back-to-school season is traditionally marked by a run on discounted pencils, overcrowded malls and lots of nail-biting nerves about new teachers. But this year, the back-to-school season is entirely different. Forget the crowds and a race to find the hottest-selling backpack. This year, it’s all about the trendiest face masks and getting ready for a…

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The new school year is starting soon! Whether your kids are getting ready for another round of remote schooling via Zoom or they’re packing their backpacks with face coverings and hand sanitizer for in-person schooling COVID-style, there’s at least one app to help get the year off to a great start. Here’s a rundown of…

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2020 Summer Camps

River Bend Nature Center More information and sign up for RBNC summer camps HERE! YMCA The Y has multiple different day camps or weekly options! Find the full list and sign up HERE. Kemp Center of the Arts Camp: Anime Advanced July 13-17 1:00 – 3:00 pm Ages 12+ Tickets available HERE   Camp: Watercolor…

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End Of School Year

I know this isn’t the end of year we had all planned.   When you have kids, back to school and end of school is usually our calendar year, am I right? It’s weird, all being in an uncertainty. Isn’t it? Will anything ever look the same? My heart hurts for those of you that…

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In the frenetic world of 2020, if you aren’t checking your emails, liking your friend’s Instagram posts and planning your summer vacation while eating dinner, you’re guilting yourself into wondering why you’re wasting time. With loads of high-tech devices that make layering tasks almost effortless, mindfulness is a lost art — almost. In the middle…

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Can you believe it… We have all been so swept up in COVID-19, but in these times we have to celebrate everything we can. Especially our MOTHERS! Here are some last minute Mother’s Day gifts! 1. Flowers Flowers are timeless. At least isn’t that what everyone says! There…

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During times like this we need to band together as a community to support our local businesses. Here is a list of what our businesses are offering during COVID-19! Odd Duck Coffee House Will be offering curbside pick up, to go, and on Monday we’ll start delivery! They are currently working on “take home eat…

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