I think when we are young we find ourselves seeking out more often the voices of our peers, our elders, and society to guide us. These voices turn into our own personal advice on how we should proceed with our lives, our career choices, or even what love looks like. Even in my 30s (and … Continue reading Trusting Your Inner Voice
This past Mother’s Day seemed to be more special to me than most have over the past few years. Being a stepmother has been such an extremely demanding role over the past 5 years that I know only those who’ve been in the situation can truly understand. I think my heart hurt a little for … Continue reading Celebrating Women
Birthdays are always such a special day for me. Not just my own but those in my life whom I cherish. The celebration of the day you came into this world and the appreciation for being in my life. Dex turned 5 this month while with his bio mom so we decided to celebrate it … Continue reading His 5th Birthday
Pinterest is an instant inspiration for me when my mind starts to get bored with the way a room is set up, when the Feng Shui just feels off, or when I’m blank of ideas and I need something I can re-create. I’m sure I have thousands, literally, of recipes, design ideas, and everything imaginable … Continue reading Wall Plants!
Aside from having to celebrate Easter on a Saturday due to the custody schedule, that wasn’t the only difference to this year’s Easter plans. Traditionally, we have been hosting family and friends for food and an Easter egg hunt. Although last year I think we decided on a peeps bunny piñata instead of eggs, this … Continue reading Easter 2020
Our Trip to Orlando Studios and the Kennedy Space Center
In one of my step mom books I’ve been reading, a doctor mentions ways to think more positively about your life. One of those ways was to savor the positive and happy moments of life. This struck me because we are always told to “enjoy” our life, to me this is an action. I could … Continue reading “Savoring” Life
If you live in Massachusetts then you’ve been to Boston at least a few times in your life. In my experience, it is generally a trip for fun. I park down at the Coast Guard station (because it’s free) and I walk up the north end for Italian, pastries and access to everything else. As … Continue reading Boston Work
This post is long overdue, considering we indulged in our own Getaway House adventure over a month ago. But I can’t skip out on sharing all the details! Even if you’ve never been, you’ve probably already heard about or seen the Getaway House on Facebook. I was sold on the pictures alone - a beautiful … Continue reading The Getaway House
If you introduced your job as your significant other what would that sound like for you? Would you even want anyone to meet your job? Employments are a lot like relationships and like a relationship, you may spend a large part of your life there. When you consider the type of relationship you want, the … Continue reading Employment – Love it or Leave it!