• Monthly Round Up

    2017 Hilltown House Round Up

    Before I share my resolutions or my upcoming “wish list” for 2018  I wanted to take some time to look back at the progress the house made last year – what can I say, I’m a sucker for nostalgia. This year was CRAZY!!!  I took on a lot and accomplished pretty much everything I wanted to, but in all honesty it was TOO MUCH and it would have been too much without taking on a lot of side projects and officially launching Hilltown House.  But I’m in love with everything I did this year and very proud of myself not only for getting it all done, but also for taking…

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    December 2017 Round-Up

    24 days of Christmas Kindness This was our second year of forgoing the traditional count down to Christmas and embracing what I have coined our “Acts of Kindness” advent calendar.  You can read all about how this came about in the post I wrote last year, and I am so happy to report that the second year went even better!  I still targeted the idea primarily at my oldest son (next year I hope to be able to fully include the little one) and he is actually sad that the month is almost over and he won’t be getting his special notes from Santa any more.  This time I’m going…

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    November 2017 Round Up

    When I first started my blog years ago I used to post “Weekly Top Ten” montages of all my favorite things for the week – in the spirit of helping myself focus more on the positive aspects of my life and just generally be a happier person (you can still find them under the Label “Top Ten”…they’re such a fun walk down memory lane!).  In that spirit, I’m trying out something new this week and writing up a short “Round Up” for the month of November.  TBH – A lot of other bloggers do something similar so I’m just jumping on the bandwagon here, but I thought it might be…