Mind Ready Monday: Family and Food Comas

It’s Monday morning. I’m still full from Sunday brunch. Holidays will do that to you. I indulged pre-church. Post-church. Pre-brunch. Post-brunch. The day ended with a midnight cupcake shaped like a bunny. My mom left it on our counter. Really, mom? Food coma aside, I’m feeling energized today. It could be the sugar. Or maybe it’s the weekend indulgence of family. I’m part of a big brood (think My Big,…. Read more

Life as a Wife: Celebrate After the Wedding

I adore love. The romance, the sweetness, the innocence of it all. Love makes us vulnerable yet confident. Comfortable yet challenged. Speechless yet expressive. Love makes us all things. I’ve spent the last several days hosting the BRIDES Live Wedding® series— a competition to star in a million dollar wedding. As a newlywed myself, I feel especially connected to the couples. Wedding planning is exciting, emotional and unexpectedly overwhelming. Nothing in…. Read more