Excited For Fall? Chinese Lantern Decor Is New In My Etsy Shop!

September 8, 2018

If you follow me on social media, you know I love seasonal decor. I LOVE vintage decor, flowers, colors, art, and home organization. I feel like it’s time to make these things a bigger part of my life. For years, I have kept this pastime a hobby, but this year, it is blossoming into a […]

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Super Cool For Back To School: Online Inspiration

August 22, 2018

A Big Enough Backpack I am hunting for a larger backpack for my daughter to use for school. When it’s too small, she just crams everything in until the zippers break. So, here’s what I found: the JanSport Big Student Backpack. LINK Perfect, if your child is in high school or middle school. I don’t […]

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To Your Health: Green Juice Every Day For The Win!

August 20, 2018

I had some health challenges again recently and they reminded me that I am not the healthiest eater in the world. As I get older, I sometimes think I should radically change my eating habits, and yet that never really works out. Perhaps you can relate? Instead of changing everything I eat, I have learned […]

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Flower Power: How Their Natural Beauty Is Revolutionizing The World

May 31, 2018

Turn on the news and you will notice that the world is presented as a fairly ugly place. The bottom line is: words often fail us. They are…limited. People get upset and use words as weapons. Next thing you know, we have divided humanity rather than uniting us. I am not crazy about the headlines […]

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Ode To Comfortable Shoes: What To Wear When Your Feet Hurt

May 7, 2018

A while back, I took a poll on Facebook asking what kind of shoes people find comfortable because my feet were killing me. When I was pregnant with Samantha, many moons ago, I gained a bunch of weight and my arches collapsed. Yes, it was as painful as it sounds. Fast forward sixteen years later […]

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For The Love Of Lilacs! Read This Post If You Cannot Get Enough Of Them

May 2, 2018

Every once in a while I need to write about timely things I love. One thing I love right now are lilacs. My lilac bushes are in bloom and our home is filled with vases of lilacs large and small. Why do I love lilacs so much? They were not part of my childhood. You […]

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Start A Joy Journal: Here’s A List Of Basic Collage Supplies

May 1, 2018

I attempt to collage daily in my Joy Journal. What this means is that I collage most days. Collage journaling is a straight path to self-discovery, inspiration and everything that makes me tick. What I love most about collage journaling (which I call Joy Journaling) is that it helps me stay up-to-date with myself. What […]

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Making Time For Yourself Pays Off In Self-awareness & Personal Power

April 25, 2018

There are really no words to describe how much I enjoy my Joy Journaling practice. As I collage regularly, I reap the benefits of connecting with myself in ways the world does not provide for me. This is what I hope to address in my work: bridging the gap between women and daily self-expression for […]

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Mean Girls, The Broadway Musical, Shines Spotlights On An Ugly American Epidemic

April 24, 2018

Broadway could not have produced a more timely musical than Mean Girls, based on the movie Mean Girls, based on the book by Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman. Across America, moms are talking to moms about the mean girl nightmares in their own backyards. And if moms across America are talking about mean […]

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Best Supplements For Mid-life Women Dealing With Anemia, Menopause & Osteopenia

April 17, 2018

I have been making the transition to middle-age for a while now, and let me tell you, it has not always been smooth sailing. Now that I am firmly in the middle years, I have some advice about supplements. The good news is that taking vitamins and minerals can make a big difference in your […]

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