When you have too much to do to even start your to-do list, stop. Just stop. It’s time to close your eyes and breathe and do whatever kind of meditation or calm down stuff you like. After you do your thing, then let’s get to work on how to get to work. I do bestContinue reading “The non-house wife’s guide to doing it all (or faking it till you make itish)”
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It’s baaaackk! What styles do you have that are still on trend?
If you worry about spending money on “fast fashion,” aka styles that are hot for the season and then out next year, then listen up and hear what’s a sound investment for your closet. Here are styles you may have purchased over the past three years that are still perfectly on step for this season.Continue reading “It’s baaaackk! What styles do you have that are still on trend?”
No one wants to be a migraine warrior
When I was in college, my secret ambition was to be a drummer in an all-girl rock band. I had never played the drums but I felt like I would be a natural…some years later I found myself with a set of drums to bang on to test my prowess. I think I’m “ok,” butContinue reading “No one wants to be a migraine warrior”
No thank you to New Year’s Resolutions
This year as my friends were posting their resolutions, I realized this would be the first year I didn’t. I have things I have been working on that I plan to continue and projects I plan to complete. Every day is a new one, so why limit my efforts to the beginning of the yearContinue reading “No thank you to New Year’s Resolutions”
YouTube taught me how to clean
Clutter is like inventory to manage. Hear that, boutique owner friends?! Is it dead inventory or does it have useful life? If it’s dead, sell it or move it out!
Fall is cancelled. Its just Winter! AKA Gumbo Season
Our Fall this year was a week of mid-80s and nights in the high 60s. Come Halloween we plunged right into Winter and it seems to be here to stay. That means seasonal house cleaning and comfort food. While our search for the “unicorn” live-in housekeeper continues, my attention turned to flipping my closet toContinue reading “Fall is cancelled. Its just Winter! AKA Gumbo Season”
Italian food in Greece
The best Italian food I have ever had was in Greece! It took me several days on Mykonos Island before I had a eureka moment and realized Italy is next door and that’s probably why the Greeks do Italian so well. I always crammed for Geography in college and dismissed what I learned to recycleContinue reading “Italian food in Greece”
But on Friday, it all got very real…
My husband and I just celebrated ten years of marriage with a trip to the Ozark Mountains. We started out toward Hot Springs and stopped at this adorable feed store in Texarkana where we ate lunch with a friendly Turkey and a whole bunch of chickens. The next stop was Hot Springs at The WatersContinue reading “But on Friday, it all got very real…”