Good Music Monday: Sunny and Melancholic for May 2016

Good Music Monday playlist!

Welcome back to Good Music Monday at Carrots! So, here’s a Spotify playlist just for you to enjoy on this (hopefully warm and lovely) May Monday whether you’re making the morning drive, cleaning up the breakfast dishes, or whatever your day requires. Here’s a mix of what I’ve been listening to lately when I need a boost. And considering the political climate in the US right now, I think we ALL … [Read more...]

Good Music Monday: Spring 2016

Great jams for your Monday!

It's been ages and ages since Good Music Monday has shown up at Carrots! So, here's a Spotify playlist just for you to enjoy on this beautiful spring Monday whether you're making the morning drive, cleaning up the breakfast dishes, or whatever your day requires. Here's a mix of what I've been listening to lately when I need a boost. It's a pretty eclectic mix with some old songs and some new. I … [Read more...]

Pain, Joy, Love, and a Christmas Playlist for You

A very Carrots Christmas playlist

We've had record-breaking storms for the past few days. Our driveway is under water and yesterday when we were driving home after visiting some friends, a huge oak tree had fallen across the street. Detour time. Yesterday we woke up to a puddle in our kitchen where our roof was leaking. Sigh. But it's almost Christmas. And I think the little stubby purple candle from the first week of Advent is … [Read more...]

Good Music Monday

good music monday

From the morning that started way too early (what happened to that awesome 6:30am wake up time baby Gwen? What's so great about 5am?!), last night's dinner dishes on the counter tops, and already losing my temper over messy bedrooms I definitely didn't act like the mama I want to be.  But maybe I'm not the only one who wished they could have a re-do on Monday before 8am? Here's a little Spotify … [Read more...]

A Dance Mix to Start Your Morning

So here I am at almost 40 weeks, completely exhausted, uncomfortable, and so ready to have this baby. And each morning it gets harder to start the day. I figure there might be some other folks out there as the school year comes to an end that also need a little help getting their morning started, so I thought I'd do something a little out of the ordinary here at Carrots and share a morning dance … [Read more...]

Sleepers, Wake! An Advent Music Guide and Playlist

After explaining how we fast from Christmas music during Advent (and then turn up the jams during the Twelve Days of Christmas until Epiphany!), I get a variety of reactions including “Are you insane?” Well, probably. And “so, what DO you listen to during Advent?”  To be honest I am just now discovering “Advent music” instead of just abstaining from Christmas music and I have completely fallen in … [Read more...]