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ARE YOU A CURLY GIRL??

ARE YOU A CURLY GIRL??

I am a curly haired girl. My hair wasn’t always curly though. When I was a kid, my hair was straight but with a few areas that were slightly wavy. Mainly my bangs had a little wave to them which meant I could never have […]

SICK AT COLLEGE

SICK AT COLLEGE

The first time your college student gets sick at school and you are too far away to comfort them is no fun. My younger daughter, C. is away at college 2,500 miles away from home. This past week she has been suffering from headaches every […]

QUICK & EASY HALLOWEEN COSTUMES

QUICK & EASY HALLOWEEN COSTUMES

Are you ready for Halloween? There are just over 3 weeks before Halloween. If you are like me, you haven’t yet picked out a costume. When my daughters were little, I loved helping them put together a Halloween costume. They are very creative and always […]

BONDING TIME

BONDING TIME

I recently had a wonderful weekend with my older daughter, J. who came home from NYC for a quick visit. It was so nice to have her sleeping in her own bed, just down the hall from me. This was a short visit so we […]

3 WAYS TO BRING THE SMELL OF FALL INTO YOUR HOME

3 WAYS TO BRING THE SMELL OF FALL INTO YOUR HOME

The smell of fall is something that really makes me happy. I love the smell of cinnamon, pumpkin spice and apple at this time of the year. A simple and easy way to get the smell of the season in your home is by candles, […]

5 Fun Fall Activities

5 Fun Fall Activities

It’s officially Fall, my absolute favorite time of the year! The days are shorter, the weather is cooler and the air is crisp and clean. I love everything about this season such as the smells, foods, clothing, holidays and experiences. There are so many fun […]

THE BULLET JOURNAL PROJECT

THE BULLET JOURNAL PROJECT

I desperately want to be a creative and organized person. I have been hearing the term bullet journal for a little while now and wondered what all the hype was about. Once I did a little research on what a bullet journal is and what […]

SURVIVING AN EMPTY NEST

SURVIVING AN EMPTY NEST

Is Empty Nest Syndrome Real? If you are feeling extra lonely or sad now that your children have grown up and are leaving home for college, to live on their own or get married, you may be experiencing what’s called Empty Nest Syndrome. According to […]

Hawaii Food Fun

Hawaii Food Fun

There are so many wonderful foods to try in Hawaii. I did not have as much time to go out to eat as I would have liked on this trip but I did make it to a few of my favorite places and still managed […]

Time for College!

Time for College!

I just returned from taking my younger daughter, C to college. She is attending school 2600 miles away from home and I will admit that it was hard to leave her. We left California for Hawaii on a Sunday, 8 days before the first day […]