Hi there! It’s been a hot minute since I was able to add content to my site. So much has changed since I last logged on and used this amazing creative space. Do you know the story of the phoenix rising? Greek mythology teaches us that this large and fiery red bird recreates itself from… Read More Out of the Ashes
I remember being told I was lazy a lot when I was younger. I’ve struggled with motivation and keeping my passion high on any one thing for a long period of time. It’s not that I get bored of what I’m doing; it’s more that I enjoy so many things that it’s hard to be… Read More Lazy Daisy
One of my favorite things I’ve posted on Pinterest is a saying that goes, “I love Jesus, but I cuss a little.” I won’t explain myself or apologize for the title of this post. Sometimes an almost-cuss word just won’t do the trick. This calendar year has been a tough one on my little family.… Read More How to Survive a Shitty Year
Many years ago I was caught off guard by a phrase that you can learn a lot about a woman who has lost her luggage. I had just started traveling full-time for work and was the epitome of the control-freak who liked everything to happen just as I had planned it. Don’t get me wrong,… Read More You can learn a lot about a woman who…
Join me as I learn how to go beyond my own predispositions and just enjoy taking the scenic route. … Read More Taking the Scenic Route
The Backstory My rheumatologist has been telling me for years that I need to wear better footwear than the Payless flats that I love so much. With that, my current shopping wish is a pair of Birkenstock Gizeh Birko-Flor sandals for the summer that, ironically, is almost over. With a goal in mind and recently… Read More Poshmark or Smoshmark? A review.
I’ve been unsettled the last few months. I’ve started a new job, moved into a new house, got married and had a few other major challenges. None of those are bad; they just have me feeling quite out of a routine lately. Do you ever have that? I can’t seem to get a new… Read More Actively Enduring
I had someone ask me the other day about the anger I experienced when I was first diagnoses with RA. I was completely honest with them. It was an anger like I’ve never experienced before. For the first time I was mad at my body for limiting me in ways I never dreamt. I spoke… Read More Anger is as anger does.
….Wedding Date; not your nose you sicko! 🙂 After you get engaged, this is one of the next important decisions you’ll make. Picking a date is even something you need to do if you are planning on eloping! There are so many factors that go into picking a wedding date that the task can be… Read More Picking Your…
I’m beyond excited to start my series on everything wedding. But first I think there are some important things you learn about me. I never wanted a traditional wedding. The idea of standing in front of a crowd of 500 of our closest friends and family makes me break into a panic sweat just thinking… Read More A Snub or Not To All Things Wedding