I used to spend the week of Thanksgiving racing the clock to put up all of my Christmas decor by Thanksgiving day. The day after Thanksgiving, I’d run around town like a mad women on a mission to buy as many gifts as possible, without a gift guide to help.
Dinner party. Entertaining. Those words are enough to send dread through the hearts of many. I get it. There’s a lot of planning and preparation involved. Not to mention getting the house ready. When I was single, I fantasized about being a socialite who could entertain her husband’s important clients
No time for self-care? Imagine yourself lingering at the breakfast table, soaking in the sunshine as you savor a cup of hot tea, still wearing the robe you slipped into after taking a long, warm bath. Now, put yourself in this scenario. Several years ago, the year I quit teaching, I’d ignored the inner voice that
“I love supporting people’s dreams,” I shared with Nicole as I told her I wanted to visit her friend’s new restaurant. I think that supporting-people’s-dreams seed was sown twenty-three years ago on my drive to work each morning. I would look over at the drivers sitting next to me at the red light and
This past week I found myself rethinking our Mother’s Day celebration. While I am very much looking forward to our annual beach day, I thought about going a day early and then spending Sunday showering my daughter with gratitude by making her favorite dinner, writing her a letter or giving her a gift…just
There is an article called “Going Back to school: The 1970s vs. Today circulating on Facebook. It takes me back…right down to the corduroys, Toughskins, striped t-shirt and culottes. It was ‘fashion for less’ at its best. I loved my avocado colored culottes with the matching gold-buttoned vest. I wore