“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 ….
“I love getting amazing jackets, because you can wear your pajamas underneath and everyone’s like, ‘Oh, fabulous jacket,’ and I’m like, ‘You should see what’s underneath!’ ” ~ Mary-Kate Olsen Jacket Hoarder If ever I was going to be called a hoarder (which let’s face it, isn’t likely), it would be with my jackets. I admit I have WAY to ….
“Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.” ~ Robert Browning Hudson Valley As I mentioned in my previous post, I was lucky to do ALL the farm things this fall. I was especially blessed, because I got to go apple picking TWICE! On the verge of gushing, (which I am) I am also ….
“The simple hearth of the small farm is the true center of our universe.” ~ Masanobu Fukuoka All The Farms This Fall I had the pleasure of going to not one, not two, but THREE farms! I got to go apple picking twice, and last weekend, I went pumpkin picking. I definitely lived my best fall life this year doing ….
“Writing is an exploration. You start from nothing and learn as you go.” ~ E. L. Doctorow Gimme ALL the coffee Happy NaNoWriMo everybody! Today marks the beginning of an insanely crazy month. Where sleep depravity is real, word sprints a daily exercise, Stopping mid conversation to jot something down isn’t rude, and not having enough coffee is a potentially ….
“Let me tell you what I wish I’d known When I was young and dreamed of glory You have no control: Who lives Who dies Who tells your story?” ~ Hamilton an American Musical Hamilton Lottery Okay NOT that Lottery, I know America was gripped in the lottery frenzy last week, and while yes winning billions of dollars would be ….
“I’m a sucker for good black skirts and pretty little shirts and kooky tops. I have to admit that shopping satisfies my craving for immediate gratification.” ~ Sophie Ellis-Bextor Embracing Fashion and Myself It has taken me awhile to come into my fashion comfort zone. Perhaps it is age, wisdom, or excuse the language just not giving an expletive anymore. ….