Ok, great… but HOW?! Feeling a bit overwhelmed at taking a mini-vacation (possibly: for the first time | first time as a couple | first time as a family | first time alone | etc.)? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Honestly, just the thought of the work to be done to prepare and take this … More How to Mini-Vacation and Have Fun Without Tons of Money (a series, part 3 of 4)
“Ain’t nobody got time for that!” The phrase that really got thrown around back in 2012, thanks to Kimberly ‘Sweet Brown’ Wilkins still seems to ring true today. Yet, how often do we decide we don’t have time for something, without even looking to see what the benefits could be? You see, in some ways, … More How to Mini-Vacation and Have Fun Without Tons of Money (a series, part 2 of 4)
Hi-Ho, Hi-Ho it’s off to work we go… Doesn’t it seem like that is all we ever do sometimes? Home to work, work to home and repeat? It’s funny, I remember when it was promoted that with the advance of technology, we would soon have more time to relax. Computers were going to make life … More How To Mini-Vacation and Have Fun Without Tons of Money (a series, part 1 of 4)
I have been thinking a lot about how lucky I am to be alive right now. The access that I have to people and information right now is unmatched at any other point in history. Only now can we hang out with billionaires, experts and gurus for little to no money. Only now can we … More The best time to be alive…
Some days just don’t start going the way we want them to. Did you know that it doesn’t mean we are stuck going that way? We have the ability to change direction, we don’t have to stay feeling ‘meh’ or ‘blah’ or ‘sad’ or even ‘moody’. It doesn’t just happen though. It takes work. Step 1 … More Change Your Mind and Change Your Direction
This weekend mom and I got to celebrate my kids’ 16th birthday! We live in different states – so we drove to see them and celebrate. On the way there, we received some news that my Nana wasn’t doing well. We needed to let the kids know, but didn’t want to do it until we … More Parenting Wins and Fails
This month Ken and I will be celebrating 34 years of marriage. That is a long time. Some days, it seems like it is a very long time! Other days, I can’t believe how quickly that time has gone by. I got to thinking about some things that I have learned over the years that … More 4 Tips on Relationship Health
I reached out to a few people the other day, just to check in and say hi. This is not out of the ordinary for me. I believe it is important to reach out and let the people that we care about know we are thinking of them. Also, I usually have pretty good intuition. … More That’s Not Mine!
You know that thing? The one that annoys you, because it needs handled but on the priority list of life it ranks too low to get done? This is a recent one for me. In the hospital, in Ken’s room, <bathroom to be specific>, this toilet paper holder doesn’t stay latched closed. This means that … More It’s Always the Little Things That Get to Us…
Hi Lovelies ❤ I have been thinking a lot about perspective and the stories that we tell ourselves. I was on Linkedin and I saw a post about how important it is to not look at the time when we wake up during the night. I read it because I found it interesting. Why shouldn’t … More Whatcha Lookin at?