I think its important to let you all know that whole heartily believe that spending money on travel is not only necessary but its also really important. I would much rather spend money on experiences, trips, travel and memories. Than a house full of stuff, or a closet full of...

The last few weeks I’ve been unhappy. And for me that is not acceptable. Sure, some days, some moments I cannot fault myself for being sad or irritable. But if there is something that is actively making me unhappy and I have the choice to change it, I will. With me, I...

“How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were?” Me? Probably 65. “Early to bed, early to rise,” is my life motto. Well other than, “I got 99 problems and my knees are all of them.” But to be honest, I think having an old...

I vividly remember the moment I heard my dad come into my room. “hey darling… she’s gone.” The words jagged and uneasy. Tears in his throat, but a steady and strong look in his eyes. I sat up in bed. And for a moment time stood still. I knew this...

It’s too often that we think that to be better and to grow, we must gain things. You get stuck in saying things like, “This year I want to get active, I want to gain a new hobby.” It's easy to want to get. “This year I want...

  Hello lovelies- Wow. Wow. Wowawewa… I cannot begin to express the gratitude, joy and ultimate realization to and for everyone who has been a part of this last year. This year has been one of the best of my life. I can say that firmly because it has followed a few...

thank·ful adjective: thankful 1. pleased and relieved. "they were thankful that the war was finally over" synonyms: grateful, appreciative, filled with gratitude, relieved "she was thankful that the evening was over" expressing gratitude and relief. "an earnest and thankful prayer" Imagine the amount of times you say “thank-you” in a day? Is it a...

You know those moments when you can actually feel your own happiness. The actual feeling. Where your heart begins to swell up in your chest. And your eyes radiate color and the steady smile on your face is not forced. Where that genuine smile isn’t just on your face...

    I’ve always been competitive. You don’t grow up in a family like mine and not become aggressive and a little hard headed. I mean I was the third child and obviously, the saying is true… “third times the charm.” But really, being the third made me this way. They say...