Loving the Process over the Plan

If only we all had a crystal ball. The planner in me would love it. I’ve told you before, spontaneity is not my thing. So, perhaps it won’t surprise you I had once wished a psychic could lay out my relationship for me. My now-husband and I met as college teens and spent much of our relationship on different ends of the country. My mind would wander with uncertainty. Where…. Read more

Capturing Gratefulness One Second at a Time

Happy Day-Before-Thanksgiving! Any holiday that involves good food, a great message and a hearty apple pie is a favorite in my book. Plus, I like all beverages that are spiced (or, better yet, spiked) with something pumpkin-flavored. I’m one of those annoying family members who gets really deep on the holidays. As in, a pour-your-heart-out kind of sappy. To be honest, I’m a bit like this all year. So when…. Read more

Juicing Can’t Clean Closets

You’ve probably heard of the cleanse trend. Juicing for a day. A few days. Or, if you’re daring enough, a week. I hope you like kale. It’s too bad a spinach and apple smoothie won’t clean out my closet. Or my car. Or my underwear drawer. Maybe I need a new juicer. Which brings me to my next point: we should all be doing a little more life cleansing. Make…. Read more