Oh Black Friday, What Fresh Hell You Are… or How I am Thriving this Week

We are in Thanksgiving week here in the United States.  I can feel the insanity in the air.  I call it Crazy Hell.  I am trying to be slow and intentional this week by not get caught up in the insanity. However, I am totally looking forward to my personal Black Friday tradition.  I grocery … Continue reading Oh Black Friday, What Fresh Hell You Are… or How I am Thriving this Week

Tis the Season for Fun, Not Stress

Without discussion or fanfare, I decided I would only decorate for Christmas this year.  It's really my most favorite holiday to decorate primarily due to our ornament collection. However, the real reason why I stopped is that it doesn't matter to my husband or pup.  It probably doesn't matter to my neighbors.  It just stressed … Continue reading Tis the Season for Fun, Not Stress

Hello Self Care Rockstar!

The stars aligned this week to give me a very clear message. FOCUS ON SELF CARE! It was self care from podcasts. Self care from a book. Self care from yoga. Self care. Self care. Self care. Okay Universe, I got it! My self care focus started this past weekend when I challenging myself to … Continue reading Hello Self Care Rockstar!

Well Hello Winter. You are Here Too Early ❄

Woke up this past weekend to a balmy 14 degrees on Saturday and heat wave of 31 degrees on Sunday. Refusing to give into the winter temperatures, I bundled up to the point that I looked like a tick that is about to pop and took my pup for a walk both days. It eventually … Continue reading Well Hello Winter. You are Here Too Early ❄

Glowing Fall Skin

As the weather changed and the days got shorter, my routine needed to change. My workout routine flatten out and expands to 5 days from 4 days. That shift bumped my grocery shopping day. Next, I took some time to readjust my self care routine by researching oils to use on my face. For about … Continue reading Glowing Fall Skin

Oh Fall Dinners… I Missed You

Have you ever had your house fill up with delicious smells from what you were cooking in the oven only to have to wait until it's ready? I am literally bundled up and typing this blog post from my front porch. It's about 45 degrees, sunshine, and a light breeze but I CANNOT wait until … Continue reading Oh Fall Dinners… I Missed You

Hello Extra Hour of Sleep

Making sleep my #1 priority over everything else has been one of the best decisions I made recently. This weekend we turn our clocks back an hour so I get an extra hour of sleep! Hello pillow! I remember the times when I would be equally as excited for an extra hour at the bar. … Continue reading Hello Extra Hour of Sleep