Weekend musings, a birthday and random thoughts

So this coming Saturday  I am turning another year older.   I’ll be thirty-one ( which pains me a little to say honestly).  Last year the big 3-0 was a little scary, but kind of exciting too because it was the start of a new decade.  Turning thirty-one just plain freaks me out.   I […]

holiday lead-up

If you know me, or have been following along through the Christmas season, you will know that I have a tendency to get really excited pre-holiday and begin preparations far too early!  but I mean,  really… can you blame me??? How is one supposed to resist all the red and pink hearts everywhere?!?! it’s nearly […]

Winter blues

So basically around this time every year the winter blues settle in.  They like to dig deep down in my bones and rest awhile, all whilst the rainy, grey, dreary days seem to go on and on and on… and on. Then there are these miraculous days, like this past Saturday…these gorgeous, spectacular sunny (but […]

lazy sundays

What is it about lazy, rainy sundays that tug at your heartstrings?? Those extra moments of sweet bliss snuggled up in your bed. The sound of the rain on the rooftop creating a sort of lullaby. The promise of cozy coffee shops and a good book. The absence of a schedule is such decadence. Sundays […]


  I am a big believer in resolutions.  Despite all the cynics out there who think that resolutions are a waste of time,  last year I decided to write mine all down on a piece of paper and keep them on my desk so that I could see them all the time and be more […]