10 years

A powerful quote from the great and powerful Oprah: “As you become more clear about who you really are, you’ll be better able to decide what is best for you – the first time around.” I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately……Looking back at the me I was 10 years ago, it’s almost hard […]

How ironic

That AFTER I get a full time job and scale back my business, I’m named one of the top 100 gift basket companies in the country?!?! Go figure

Happy Birthday Nicholas!!

September 17…..my baby boy turns 7 today. 7!!!!!! He’s getting so big and he’s just such a little bundle of energy and joy and sweetness. How very lucky I am to call him mine Happy Birthday Bruiser!!!


fell off the diet wagon this weekend Great baking spree on Saturday including blueberry muffins, cranberry orange muffins, double chocolate chip muffins, brownies, cupcakes, chocolate chip cookies & rice krispie treats. WHY IN THE WORLD DID I DO THAT?!?! I’ve only dipped into the cookies, but I seriously think I’ve gained back about five pounds […]


Random thoughts…..in an attempt to clear my head and get back to work My thoughts have been focused on passion and desire these past few weeks. No, not that kind (well, ok, that kind too, but that’s an entirely different post). I’m quite sure it was obvious to everyone but me that I’d lost my […]


On a day where the headlines are filled with…….. and http://www.thekansascitychannel.com/2006/0207/6819589_400X300.jpg I am reminded that, despite everything, I am so very lucky to have three beautiful and healthy kids safe, at school and home, with me to hug and tickle every single day. I cannot imagine the heartache being felt today by the Porter family […]

Losing to win

Since returning from Orlando I’ve lost 13 pounds. 13!!!! I’ve been walking every night, I stopped snacking at work, and I’ve started drinking more water than soda. I’m feeling so much better–not so tired! I have a long way to go, but it feels good to be losing

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom” ~~Anais Nin Many changes going on here. And while the growing pains will be real and will hurt, I know that everyone will emerge happier, healthier, and more excited about life. So […]

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." ~~Anais Nin Lots of changes going on here, and while they are not fun now I know they are for the best. So, here's to change, to new blog spaces and to […]

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I am a freelance writer, ghost author, editor and content strategist. I am a mother to three extraordinarily ordinary kids, the daughter of a genuinely good man, and an aspiring yogi, creative non-fiction and memoir addict, wanna-be world traveler, and work in progress. This is my personal blog.
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