For Blogmas Day 4, I've got a special treat! I made a desktop wallpaper based on my fav holiday movie to get your computer into the Christmas spirit. | BLOGMAS DAY 4: MONDAY MOTIVATION FREE DESKTOP WALLPAPER | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 4: Monday Motivation — FREE White Christmas desktop wallpaper

Today is day 4 of #HBJblogmas and it’s the first “Monday Motivation” day! Monday Motivation means I will be giving you something that I find motivating. That might be something to share on social media, a challenge for you, a story from my life, or (as with today) a desktop wallpaper with a motivational quote.     My favorite Christmas movie is, without a doubt, White Christmas. If you haven’t seen it, you should certainly check it out! It’s an old school musical movie and the music and visuals are just awesome. Although the most famous song in the movie is…

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It's so hard to buy gifts for your parents. Never fear, today's Blogmas post is a gift guide full of ideas of gifts to give the most important people. | BLOGMAS DAY 3: GIFT GUIDE — WHAT TO GET YOUR PARENTS | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 3: Gift guide — what to get for your parents

I think it’s a generally accepted fact that your parents are some of the most difficult people to buy gifts for. They often the most important people in your life (giving birth to and raising a child is no easy feat!). If you’re in college, most likely you’re still financially dependant on them. That means that you might want to give your mom the world, but you probably want to show that you’re financially responsible enough not to waste money on extravagant gifts. In this installment of my gift guide series, I’m trying to help you solve these problems by…

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Is your office, team, or family doing a white elephant gift exchange this year? Out of ideas? Look no further than this gift guide! | BLOGMAS DAY 2: WHITE ELEPHANT EXCHANGE GIFT GUIDE | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 2: Gift guide — white elephant gift exchange

Here we are for day two of #HBJblogmas and today I’ve got a gift guide for y’all! Today’s post is all about ideas of what to bring to a white elephant gift exchange. If you’re not familiar, in a white elephant, everyone brings a gift to put in a common pool. Then, people draw numbers to determine the order people will pick gifts. Depending on the exact rules you’re playing by, people can swap gifts a certain number of times if they pull one they like less than a gift somebody else has. White elephants are a pretty fun type…

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So excited to announce I'll be participating in Blogmas this year! One new post every day of the Christmas season (11/24 - 1/6) for 44 days of content! | BLOGMAS DAY 1: ANNOUNCING BLOGMAS | HONEYBEE JOYOUS

Blogmas Day 1: Announcing Blogmas!

Hey y’all, I hope everyone had an excellent Thanksgiving. Whether you sat down to a huge homemade feast with extended family or went out for Chinese food, I hope you had a great day. I had a lovely Thanksgiving meal with my family and spent a lot of time thinking about all the things I have to be thankful for. Today begins the time when it’s socially acceptable to start listening to Christmas music and I’m pretty darn excited! The holiday season is my favorite season (other than summer of course) and this year I’m going to be doing a…

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