Oh, 2016, you were a strange one. There were some sad things, but a lot of wonderful things happened, and as always I like to focus on the good parts. We were able to squeeze a lot of joy into the year despite the fact that I was very, very sick (I had a tumor I didn’t know about, which luckily turned out to be precancer and not cancer)! It was an interesting way to end the year, but I am so grateful to be on the mend for 2017.
Everyday is spent snuggling with our little hedgehog Yuki. She gets in some seriously cute snuggle positions!
Other highlights were going to SNAP conference. It’s always great to hang out with fellow bloggers and try fun new things. Hiking to the dripping rock was also great, such a fun place that we didn’t even know about before. Salt Lake Comic Con is always a hit, and I especially loved the Edward Scissor Hands cosplay. So creative.
Cavalia was amazing. I still think about the aerial performers and how strong they must be. And of course the horses!! Being able to meet the horses after was also a great highlight, as was the amazing dinner and snacks they gave us for being VIP. Blogging is not without it’s perks!
And of course, the Best Friends National Conference. Just to be around all the amazing people working so hard to save pets was inspiring. It was truly amazing. The food, which was all vegan, was really great as well. To be honest, I haven’t tried a lot of vegan food, so I was excited to try everything. It did not disappoint!
Hopefully your year has been full of highlights. Wishing you and yours a wonderful 2017!
Utah friends, are you looking for a fun and unique way to get in the holiday spirit? You have probably heard of Christmas in Color by now, and if not, check out this video to see what it’s about.
They have two locations this year, and we have two passes to giveaway!! The awesome part is each pass is for a car load, so find your biggest car and load in all your friends and family. You can use your pass at either location (Provo or Kearns). Good luck!
I am really excited! The Hello Kitty Advent Calendar combines three of my favorite things; Christmas, Hello Kitty, and advent calendars. Growing up I always got so excited to pick out an advent calendar, and even more excited to open each little door everyday until Christmas.
Hello Kitty is putting a new digital spin on the Advent Calendar with the Hello Kitty StoryGIF Advent Calendar by Zoobe Messenger Entertainment. From December 1st to 25th Hello Kitty fans can unlock an adorable free GIF each day. You can also purchase all 25 at once, but that kind of ruins the fun, right?
The app is available in apps stores, iOS $.99 and Android $.79. The app is really cute and fun, even before Christmas. There are many cute GIFs which you can choose from to create stories that you can then send to friends and family. So easy to use, and so fun to share.
Did you know that the Advent Calendar tradition that has been around since the early 1900’s? It’s a fun and special way to countdown to the big day! Most calendars will have doors or windows with chocolate or other special little surprises each day leading up to Christmas. And while the Hello Kitty Advent Calendar is a digital experience, you get to have the same fun and even spread the cheer by sending messages to friends. I can’t wait to make Christmas stories with Hello Kitty to share with my friends.
The Christmas Hello Kitty fun starts tomorrow, so download now to be ready. 🙂
A few years ago I found a great wreath on sale after Christmas. However, when it was on our door you couldn’t really see the pinecones and it ended up looking fairly plain. Luckily, it was an easy fix. Just a few plastic ornaments and zip ties and oh what a difference!