“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale Snapshots Every year I mail out hand written cards to family and friends and with them, I send pictures. Usually they are a smorgasbord of miscellaneous snaps, from glamour shots I did for the blog and shoots, to action shots ….
“Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.” ~ Washington Irving Christmas Happy If you have followed me on social media or even this blog you know I am Christmas happy. I get so giddy around this time of year. Even my nephews were rolling their eyes ….
Christmas is my favorite holiday because you spend time with family. I love the decorations, the music, and buying gifts for people. Everything about Christmas is the best. Jessica Sanchez One of the reasons I love this time of year so much is the gift giving. I absolutely adore giving gifts. I love shopping for people and getting them something ….
“When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.” ~ Tecumseh Recaps My trip home for Thanksgiving flew by. It felt like I was just barely escaping what ….
“If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share.” ~ W. Clement Stone Back With Family Despite Thanksgiving being a family holiday, since I was a teenager, I can count on one hand the times I havespent it with my immediate family. It always seemed I was traveling. Or the insanity to travel on the busiest travel days ….
“The spring, summer, is quite a hectic time for people in their lives, but then it comes to autumn, and to winter, and you can’t but help think back to the year that was, and then hopefully looking forward to the year that is approaching.” Enya Highs and Lows Here in the North East I feel like their is no ….
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” ~ Melody Beattie Gratitude There is so much in life to be grateful for, though it ….
“Carry Only What You Need.” ~ Janie Cooke and Caroline Nix O-Venture A couple months ago, I featured O-Venture rings on a Friday Favorites post. With the holidays approaching and the season of gift giving upon us, I thought it was only fitting to give them a big non-sponsored shout out. Seriously, they came up with such a genius idea, that ….
“One of my favorite things is to have a three-hour conversation over coffee with someone.” ~ Andy Grammer Peppermint White Mochas It has been a hot minute (or month) since I did an If We Were Having Coffee post and it is high time I did an update. I write this from the snowy White Mountains of New Hampshire. I flew ….
“Only fools argue whether to eat meat or not. They don’t understand truth, nor do they meditate on it. Who can define what is meat and what is plant? Who knows where the sin lies, being a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian?” ~ Guru Nanak Healthy Eats New York could be considered the foodie capital of the world. (sorry Paris) No ….