‘Afternoons With Joy’ Category Archive

5 Ways to Handle Anxiety in 2021

62% of Americans feel more anxious now than they did a year ago. If you clicked on this, I’m guessing you fit into that percentage. Something about the craziness of a global pandemic and all the other emotional things that we’ve faced over the last year truly stir up uncertainty and anxiety. I can feel it building in the pit of my stomach. When my palms get sweaty and my chest gets tight, I know… … Continue reading

Eggnog + Ice Cream =??

Eggnog is one of the season’s most popular drinks. However is it still a crowdpleaser when you mix it with ice cream? The diner chain, Steak n Shake, decided to put out a NEW Eggnog Shake! The questions is… is it any good? We try it and let you know if you should make a run for the drive through to get one.   … Continue reading

Listen to Christmas Music Now on WayFM

This really is the most wonderful time of the year. Some of my favorite things about Christmas are watching cheesy romantic Christmas movies with my husband, everything is covered in the glow of Christmas lights, and I love that time seems to slow down just a little. This is the time of the year where the charts on Music Critic is also filled with Christmas songs, both classic and new ones. Check out the place… … Continue reading

An Easy Meal For Your Abnormal Thanksgiving

For most of us, thanksgiving in 2020 looks nothing like it has in years past. If you are not able to get together and celebrate with family, Arby’s is trying to take the stress out of cooking too. They have crafted a turkey sandwich to remind you of thanksgiving left overs. Cranberry sauce completes the experience. Is this sandwich good enough to be your quick and easy meal thanksgiving? We taste it for you to… … Continue reading

5 Ways to Help Your Friend with Coronavirus

Coronavirus is awful! My family and I just got through battling COVID and the worst part was how isolating it felt. I was sick in bed for over a week while my husband who was asymptomatic had to care for our sick son. However, our friends made all the difference by loving us like Jesus. The way they cared for us even though they could not interact with us still brings me to tears. So… … Continue reading