Eating humble pie and washing it down with the bitter truth

I have held off this article for a month. A month of festering humility, a month of sobering truth and hardcore self reflection.  We never want to admit to ourselves that we are truly flawed and judgmental. That our own insecurities rear their ugly head when we least expect it: but here I am am…

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The Gloomies have taken over

The overwhelming feeling of the winter blues is in full force.  Some may even say it’s SAD(seasonal effective disorder) Over the past few months I have pulled way back from social media, from my writing, and from the social scene.  I know it may not seem it to those who follow me but I have…

Fabulous Lady Friday

Starting the new year I wanted to mix things up and create content that gets you motivated and inspired. I looked at the most viewed and liked content I put up on my blog and one very popular segment was highlighting Fabulous Ladies! So instead of recipe Friday, I am changing it to Fabulous Lady…

Thankful, Grateful, Blessed

We wait all year for the magic to appear. The wrestling of the packages, the smell of hot chocolate and candy canes, the traditions old and new.  The magic that fills the air and the love that fills our hearts.  Tonight as the clock pushes forward to Christmas Day, let us all be thankful for the…

The gift of the Present

There is no time better than in this moment, the season of giving. Lets all give the gift of making a better today.

Are you having a Faith Crisis?

This article has been on my mind for some time now. I have started it many times and deleted. I have revised it, then deleted it. Today I questioned why this has been so hard for me, and like a bolt of lightening the answer was, fear of judgement. When you are a writer you…

Tis the season for words that mean well, but hurt……

This past week I wrote a post on Facebook that I was finally able to go out of the house after 4 days of dealing with kidney stones. Quite a few people responded with love and wished me well.  But one person messaged me and although wishing me well, said- “I’m so sorry your ALWAYS sick.”  I…

KISS- Keep It Simple Silly

This week I have done a lot of thinking on the heels of this decade challenge that has been popping up all over social media.  The challenge was to post a picture of then and now. As I scrolled photos of the past ten years, it, of course brought up so many memories. How much…