My Top 4 Most Recent Inspiring Reads

I know a lot of bloggers will be sharing holiday gift guides soon. It’s quickly approaching that time of year and I am working on mine as well. But today I want to focus on the gift you can easily give yourself- an inspiring read! As a child I’d lose myself in books, often spending […]

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What Taking Chances in 2020 Has Meant for Me

The other day I was talking to someone on the phone. She was bemoaning a situation that had recently occurred. “I’m a good person,” she said. “And I believe I deserve better than this!” She was right. She was probably one of the best of them. In my eyes anyway. And she didn’t deserve the […]

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Three Things Im Crushing On For Fall

If we’ve been friends for a while you know that I always get excited about a new season. To be honest I love all new starts: a new year, a new month and even a brand new week. I tend to be excited about possibilities. But for me fall is special- If you’ve been following […]

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How I Got My Health and Fitness Routine Back on Track

I’m not sure how many of you have heard of the “Covid 19” but it’s a cheeky little take on the Freshman 15. You know those extra pounds that late night pizza and solo cup filled parties in college are said to take up residence on our bodies during our first year of college? Apparently […]

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A Guide to Stepping Out in Stage 3

Dining, shopping and beauty in the midst of stage 3 I have seen several people posting about their experiences or lack thereof of feeling comfortable traveling, dining and shopping. So many people are ready to get back to normal. I even said that myself when it all began, but I honestly don’t know when I […]

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Reflecting on the First Half of 2020 and My Word for the Year

As we move past the halfway mark of 2020, I think it’s an interesting time to stop and assess my word for the year. In a post late last year I shared that my new word would be Focus. And in my last post I acknowledged that just like many of you, it had been […]

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What I Learned About Myself During the Quarantine

I saw a similar post titled “10 things I learned about myself” on my friend and fellow blogger Tanya Foster’s page. I thought it was a fun, interesting and quick read so I’ll try to keep mine short too. Because I’m pretty loquacious I’ll narrow mine down to half. So here are 5 things I’ve […]

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Favorite Things: Mother’s Day Edition

Mother’s Day has always been a special holiday for me. I remember the excitement of creating a homemade card for my mom and the delighted look on her face when I would hand over my prized, yet amateurish work of art. Back when I was a single mom I received lots of homemade things. And […]

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How To Balance Your Productivity Right Now

I know for me the idea of being super productive is really just an idea on most days. The reality is that my days ebb and flow. As someone who is used to being busy and constantly wishing for more time to do all of the things, having more time and being less productive has […]

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My Two Minute Zoom Makeup Routine

About a month ago I saw lots of people posting a meme claiming that we were really about to see how many of those work meetings could have been emails. I have to admit I laughed a little at that too. But it wasn’t long before those emails quickly morphed into virtual meetings via Zoom […]

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