I’ve been selected as RetailMeNot’s first-ever #ChiefSpring Breaker! This comes with the exciting opportunity to plan a trip to a destination of my dreams.
It was impossible to prepare myself for this journey. It started suddenly and without warning. The road ahead was rough, and I would have to fight fear and activate faith to find hope and healing.
Home is where the heart is. Home sweet home. Home has been at the center of life, and I decided to make the best of my talents by enhancing the indoor and outdoor spaces in my home.
"The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings." Kakuzō Okakura - “The Book of Tea” Can you remember where you were when you heard that the spread of coronavirus might be serious enough to close schools, businesses, and churches? The possibility was real enough to me when a friend sent me … Continue reading The Winds of Change
A look back at what I’ve learned after a year of blogging, and the changes I plan to make as I grow.
At this moment in my life, I am in a holding pattern. /‘hōldiNG ‘padern/ noun the flight path maintained by an aircraft awaiting permission to land I find it ironic that my life is in a place that I am familiar with, and probably have more tolerance for, when I am traveling. It’s the second definition of holding … Continue reading Plans and Patience
A few years ago, a friend of mine from Russia taught me how to say, "Happy New Year" in Russian. Well, not in Russian, but rather how the new year greeting shared among Russians translates to English. I really liked the translation of "Happy New Year" into "Happy New Happiness". "New Happiness" describes the feeling … Continue reading Happy New Happiness
Remembering to find beauty in a season that is changing creates gratitude.
Pine cone crafts are beautiful to display during the fall and the holiday season, however it takes a bit of work to prepare them for use in your home.
The busiest time of the year can also be the best time for holiday travel. Why not make holiday time with your family restful, refreshing and relaxing?