I’ve spent my entire life doing exactly what I am supposed to. Always what was expected of me. My life was perfectly molded around the people I loved. My days began and ended with this thought: “what can I do today to make everyone around me as happy as possible?” I’m hoping that most of you can see how unhealthy that sort of behavior is…I hope you can identify what was missing. I never once asked myself: “what can I do… Read more »

Oh, heyyy Happy Monday! This week is beginning with a recent transition in my career path which is resulting in me working from home for most of each week. My life has been all about change as of late…lots of personal, physical & spiritual changes being made! What is it about change (no matter how good it might be) that makes me so uneasy?? This new work environment is unfamiliar, and therefore, I have done an immense amount of research… Read more »

I just couldn’t let Friday pass without stopping by to say hi! And to share a few of my favorite internet finds from the week! Behold….a bunch of guys attempt to do their girlfriends’ makeup. I giggled. A lot. Reminds me of the many times I have asked Andrew to comb my hair (because who doesn’t love that??) and he holds the brush like a toddler trying to understand how to use a fork for the first time. This Raspberry-Mango… Read more »

I know what you’re thinking. I live in Omaha…it’s 20 degrees out…and I am still chattering on about Spring. The truth is…I think I’m obsessed. It’s all I can think about!! And so, in an attempt to tide myself over until snow turns to rain and we break out the flip flops…I have been compiling a to-do list of sorts. Consider it a celebration of leaving winter behind! 1. Get a blowout. I have never had one! And it just so… Read more »

I needed to have a really good weekend. This winter has been plagued with illness, bad news, loss and some strained relationships…and despite my best efforts to “go with the flow”…I have to admit that lately…I’ve been feeling a bit blue. So, when I found out about the “Beerfest” event, I decided to purchase Andrew and I tickets on a whim. The idea of doing something totally different from our regular routine seemed like a refreshing idea. We had so. much…. Read more »

Happy Friday!! As a relatively new blogger, I am just now understanding the value in “link-ups”! A little extra traffic and a lot of new friends! So, let’s celebrate this Friday with a quick post and link-up with one of my new favorite gals…Holly from Hey, Hollywood! …is perpetually doing 15 things at once. Even on the couch…books, magazines laptop, cell phone, Vampire Diaries. And I’m conquering them all. At. The. Same. Time. …bakes better than I cook. …takes selfies,… Read more »

It’s about that time….when I get antsy for spring. I’m sick of jeans and boots and the whole ORDEAL of getting dressed for a winter day and quite frankly, I could use a tan. I look ill. I long for flip flops, open windows, patio hopping, Summer Shandy, golf outings with my man and, of course, the smell of fresh cut grass everywhere. Of course, days like today (it was 60 degrees!) only encourage my spring-time daydreams. But, a look… Read more »

It’s strange and so very sad….that people exit this world without hardly making a ripple. Husbands and wives, and moms and dads, and teenagers and infants are all laid to rest…leaving those who love them with the overwhelming idea of existing without them. Meanwhile, the rest of us are laughing, or fighting, or frantically finishing a project at work – our life, happening, while someone else’s has simultaneously ended. The world has lost one of it’s best, my world has… Read more »

Happy Friday!! Tonight, while I was completing one of my (rather strange) beauty rituals…I tried to remember where I came up with it! I decided this one stemmed from a trick my mother taught me -gotta love moms! It dawned on me that several of my absolute favorite little beauty tricks were either passed down to me or learned by some trial and A LOT of error. I figured my lovely readers might be looking for a winter pick-me-up for… Read more »

I need to tell you something… I’m not a real big fan of New Year’s Resolutions. Sometimes…I feel like people use the new year as an excuse to put off a goal, a change or a decision that really should be made immediately. It becomes a “New Years Resolution” and you sit on it until January 1st. And then, you expect the new years magic to take it and make it happen…and when it doesn’t (because, spoiler alert, there is… Read more »