Allow Me to Re-Introduce Myself…

So What’s Up? “What the heck is going on around here?” is probably something you all are wondering unless we talk on a regular basis so let’s start over shall we? Hi! I’m Samara. Social media manager, wife, mama, blogger and WITCH! That’s right folks, witch. When people say 2020 woke them up I believe…

Holiday Libations: A Root 23 Simple Syrups & Gem City Mama Collaboration

Nothing says “Happy Holidays” like a hand-crafted cocktail made with love and care! I have been lucky enough to team up with the ladies of Root 23 Simple Syrups to bring you this collaborative blog post and share THREE cocktails to kick off the holiday season. Since 2015 Barb and Leah have been providing Ohioans…

Newbie Mixologist: A Simple Times Mixer Collab

I am by no means a master in the kitchen or behind the bar. I grew up eating casseroles and watching my parents and their friends barbecue while drinking beers and Zimas. (oh the 90’s) Fast forward to college and I would legit tell the bartender to make me something pretty and taste good and…

Deliverance

I need DELIVERANCE. I need saved. I need to be set free.

Books, Planners and Journals, Oh My!

One of things I plan to change in the new year is how I’m spending my down time. Having an infant this year really allowed me to make and settle into some bad habits. I spend way too much time in front of the tv and on my phone when I could be doing more…

Exploring the Clifton Mill Light Extravaganza

So, I have a confession. I still consider myself a “newbie” to the Dayton holiday scene. I grew up south of Dayton which meant my family went  to Cincinnati for major holiday events. Honestly, other than occasional trips to Dayton Mall and an occasional show at what is now Blind Bob’s (or the Night Owl…

There’s just something about a new hair cut ya know?

I have had a pixie cut the better part of 3 years now. I purposely grew it out for my wedding despite wanting to cut it because you know, wedding visions trump real life for awhile.  Once the wedding and summer time craziness wore off I started using my longer hair as a shield. After…

Inkwell Press 360 Planner Assembly

Hello there! I wanted to share my new planner with all of you and show you why I enjoy it so much. This isn’t my first Inkwell Press Planner and it definitely won’t be my last. However this is the first time I got the “build your own” planner and I have to say, I’m…

Wardrobe Round-Up: Week Two

Sorry for the delay in pretty much all of my writing  recently. The baby and I both caught a virus which had us down for the count for nearly a week. Then the following week was spent catching up. And now, this week has been quite draining due to my mothers care after her stroke…