Our daughter Brooke was home last week and got me hooked on a Hulu series called Only Murders in the Building. It’s a quippy, quirky, whodunnit kind of comedy-drama and stars Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez. Their three characters have a shared interest in true crime podcasts and work together to investigate a death in the apartment building
So much has been going on since I last connected with you. Not sure if you noticed it or not, but I took some time off in late February-early March, and did not send out a monthly update. Marty and I went to Florida for some serious rest and relaxation—and NO SNOW! Boy, did I take the R&R part seriously.
Kelly Sayre, one of our past real life Wonder Women, has some big news to announce. She just launched her first book and is throwing a party to celebrate! The best part . . . you’re invited! Sharp Women: Embrace Your Intuition, Build Your Situational Awareness, and Live Life Unafraid I had the privilege of a “sneak peak” and got
I don’t know about you, but I blinked and the holiday season is here. This time of year can be stressful with extra expectations and obligations. Don’t get me wrong; I love the whole holiday season! But between end-of-year work commitments, menu planning, family dynamics, extra social activities, religious celebrations, and shopping for Santa, it can be a lot, right?
There’s something on my to-do list that I’ve been dreading to do. I’ve put it off for nearly a month, but today’s the day I must tackle it. I must set up my brand new laptop computer. Just thinking about it gives me hives. You see, I’m a bit tech-challenged. Plus, I really like my current laptop. I’ve had it
I was recently talking with a friend who had a crappy year. I know, 2020 was not exactly a picnic for most of us, but her year was something else altogether. Cathy lost both of her beloved grandmothers. Her son graduated from high school without a ceremony. And then moved five hours away to college. Her sister got breast cancer.
“Talking about writing isn’t writing.” This sentence, spoken from my writing mentor Sister Mara Faulkner, changed my life. I’m serious. Her simple, yet powerful words didn’t only alter how I write, but how I approach just about every task or project—and dare I say relationship?—since the day she spoke them. Let me back up and tell you a little more
Happy #ChampagneMonday! Today, as we celebrate YOU and all the goodness surrounding you, I thought you might want to learn some fun facts about bubbly. Effervescent and elegant, champagne is synonymous with celebration, but do you know the back story of this celebratory treat? The tradition of drinking champagne to mark celebrations originated in the royal courts of Europe prior
If you’ve read my posts for any length of time, you know I’m big on perspective. And positivity. And celebrating the good stuff in life. Life’s too short to not sip the bubbly or enjoy the cake. And after the year we’ve just had, it is more important than ever to recognize and celebrate milestones and successes, no matter how
Social media…should you feast or fast? Hello friends! Anybody else feeling a little overwhelmed by social media these days? So there you are, just clicking through your newsfeed, hoping to see cute baby pics, silly memes, inspiring recipe videos, and friendly updates. But instead you are blasted by powerful negativity, polarizing politics and blanket putdowns. Isn’t it amazing to see
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