In the midst of the hustle and bustle of trying to find the “perfect” gift for every person in your life - whether you like them or not - there remains the most beautiful and simple gift one could receive… a Christmas card. The way society is now, happy birthday messages are sent through text … Continue reading Christmas Cards – The Perfect Gift!
We are in the beginnings of what is to become a long time tradition. Being tied up in our busy day to day lives between kids, work, relationships, home remodeling, house shopping - you get the picture - we are all always overdue for a well deserved break from life. Last year we celebrated one … Continue reading Girls Trip 2020 #NorthConway
It should come as no surprise that when sharing about another beautiful place I’ve visited, it would be just another beautiful part of Maine. Maine always has my heart every time we visit and it becomes ever more clear when we cross the state line and we’re greeted by the state sign that says: “Maine … Continue reading Loons, Kayaks, and Squash Casserole
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