Brandy Ellen Writes

NH Blogger|New England Traveler|Positive Thinker|WAHM
Your Mind is a Powerful Tool

Your Mind is a Powerful Tool

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed and get social with me on Facebook and Twitter. Peek at my Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube. Check out my online resume here: LinkedIN. I have always been fascinated by the human mind. I became even more fascinated by the mind when I went through a really rough break up over 14 years ago with my first born child’s father. I had become an angry person. I recall always feeling so bitter, jealous and simply negative constantly prior to our breakup. The thing that fascinates me about the

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10 Reasons Being a Mom Rocks

10 Reasons Being a Mom Rocks

Don’t let stories other parents tell you or what you read on the internet scare you from having your own little ones. Being a mom is amazing, and I am here to share 10 reasons being a mom rocks! Since I have become a mom, my life has been so much more adventurous on a day to day basis. I can honestly say that my two sons make it so. Now that I have a teenager, well she’s starting to be an adventure too. You will often hear me telling others that being a mom is my favorite job. I have

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Ways to Make Him Feel Special

Ways to Make Him Feel Special

I am sure it is safe to say the biggest thing most of us want in a relationship is to feel special and loved. Below I am going to share ways to make him feel special! Go out of your way to show him a little extra love, so that he knows how much you care and appreciate him! If you love the little things he does for you, then why not return the favor and do little things for him as well! Any man loves to feel desired in the relationship. They want to feel needed and wanted, it

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10 Reasons I love Thanksgiving

10 Reasons I love Thanksgiving

I can’t believe that Thanksgiving is almost here. It seems like each year time goes by a little bit faster. Sometimes I think Thanksgiving gets pushed aside and hidden because of Black Friday that follows right after. I thought to give Thanksgiving the love and attention it deserves in sharing 10 reasons why I love Thanksgiving so much. Enjoy! There are affiliate links in this post.  10 Reasons I Love Thanksgiving You can eat all day and no one will say a word. Instead of one side dish, you can scoop up a little of each. Thanksgiving themed movies and

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One Thing About Life

One Thing About Life

As we grow older, we start to gain experiences. I, for one, have been someone who can read people pretty well. I can sense when someone is genuine or not so genuine. I know when someone has deep rooted issues that make them be who they are, a not so kind person. I know when there are unresolved issues that make a person who they are today. One thing about life is that our experiences, whether good or bad, define the very person we have grown to be today. Everyone Makes Mistakes I know that everyone makes mistakes, to stand

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The Great Vermont Corn Maze

The Great Vermont Corn Maze

If you’re seeking adventure and hours of family fun, then next fall season you should really check out The Great Vermont Corn Maze. One kid full weekend, as I call it, I had this inkling to do something fun. I wanted to go apple picking, but the eldest wasn’t interested so I decided that we would all do something different. For years I had taken the kids to a corn maze in the Hopkinton, NH area but it was a smaller one, and not really good for kids who have grown nearly as tall as me. Upon researching, I found

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Growing Together {or not} in a Relationship

Growing Together {or not} in a Relationship

You can’t grow together in a relationship if you both have very different views on life. For example, you both need similar experiences or a high level of empathy in order to truly survive the test of time when it comes to growing together in a relationship. Both parties have to bring some level of personal experience to the plate or else one is going to start feeling completely alone, unable to discuss important-to-them topics and in time the relationship just fades. Parenting, for example, if you are a devoted parent who takes this job seriously and is involved with

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Easy on the Champagne: Think Before You Drink on the Plane

Easy on the Champagne: Think Before You Drink on the Plane

Imagine you’re embarking on a wonderful vacation. The aircraft has taken off, and you’re in a happy and celebratory mood. Is it a good idea to uncork a bottle of champagne mid-air? Maybe not. In fact, it might be a better idea to wait to crack the bubbly until after you land. Read on, and you will understand why. To drink or not to drink in the air Once you’ve made it through ticket lines and security searches, you might think that an in-flight cocktail or three is a very good idea. You might be wrong. When you are hurtling

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How Love Changes Over Time In Your Relationship

How Love Changes Over Time In Your Relationship

Just like the seasons of the year, relationships changes as well. If you find that your relationship has changed over a time frame, don’t worry it is normal. Most couples start out with that strong chemistry and the need to be with each other all the time, and then over time it settles into a deeper emotional relationship. You might find that overtime you can begin to feel less connected with your partner, or feel you are more distant. I will share how love changes over time in your relationship, and you have a chance to help it grow, or

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