A few weeks ago, I gathered some of my friends for a bulk cooking day. It’s one of those things that I host periodically because the accountability of knowing friends are coming makes it happen. By the end of the day, I always say, “Why don’t I do this more often?”
It’s always so worth the extra effort up front and doing it with girlfriends makes the time extra special.
As the calendar page flipped, I’ve spent my time trying to organize my thoughts, re-arrange my schedule, and simplify my time. My moments haven’t been filled with many immediate high impact choices, yet rather letting days drift to a subtle and relaxing beat.
As I read all the inspirational resolutions and One Word choices with their heartfelt reasonings, there’s something in me that feels off, like I need to have more direction or “drive”; a resolute attitude to kick the new year into higher gear, but it just hasn’t come.
So I step back and sort out my feelings. I try to readjust my attitude and turn my heart to the simple, holy moments of the day. It feels like I might be searching too hard, trying to fit some skewed puzzle piece into its designated spot so that my moments appear a bit more grandiose than they really are. [Read More…]
I’m writing this live from the Big Apple. Fashion Week is here and that means I’m getting ready to go behind the scenes of Christian Sciriano’s Fall 2015 Show compliments of Payless Shoes. They’ve been so much fun to work with and I’m just thrilled to have this opportunity.
When I received my itinerary, I found out that I would only be booked part of Saturday for the actual show, so I was the most spontaneous mom ever and surprised our teen daughter with this trip.
It was meant to be because the round trip ticket to NYC was the lowest price ever and for a Valentine’s Day weekend, that’s nothing short of a miracle. I love special surprises like that and if we can keep from freezing, we are here making lifelong memories.
So many of you have asked about what I’m going to wear, but honestly, the arctic weather that has just arrived is dictating that for me. [Read More…]