Category Archives: Other Gems

  Image:pinterest.com Although our weather has been freakishly warm on the east coast (aside from the blizzard, Jonas from last week), we know that the cold weather will hit us again. After all, it’s only the beginning of February. With … Continue reading

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Image: 2oceansvibe.com  While going through chemo, I was determined to find a Shining Moment daily, whether it was big or small. I kept telling myself over and over again that I just wanted to be happy. During my chemo days, … Continue reading

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Image: Campalleghany.com Last week, a close friend suggested I watch the Karen Walrond Show on YouTube. It was fantabulous. I felt like I was able to put my pinky finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the blog world … Continue reading

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Image: Oneboldmove.com Since the holidays have come and gone, I find myself feeling like the Pillsbury Dough Girl. The weight gain from all of the holiday cheer has finally caught up to me. So, what’s a girl to do? I … Continue reading

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Image: stanfordfreedomproject.com Martin Luther King Day 2016 is a very special day.  In addition to taking time to personally reflect on race relations, freedom, and peace, it is a phenomenal opportunity to teach our children valuable lessons about our history. … Continue reading

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Friendship

Image: lossforwords.net When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and … Continue reading

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Image: Sella.org I had a magical morning at the farmer’s market.  In January. How’s that for a HUGE Shining Moment (SM)? It’s been a few weeks since I’ve been (I’ve been a tad busy).  I was sublimely delighted to see … Continue reading

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  Image: cherokeebillie.wordpress.com Happy New Year!  On this first day of January, I am filled with the hope of a new beginning. In my thoughts and in my writing, I seem to keep going back to the idea of choice, … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

Quinceanera.com   Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts. ~ Janice Maeditere

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Christmas Eve

Image: Time2saveworkshops.com Merry Christmas Eve!   The end of the year has me sick as a dog…not a cute dog, either. I look more like a hang-dog. I think that my body has said STOP. ENOUGH. DONE. Not a surprise, … Continue reading

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