Christmas was only a day ago and I’m already talking about getting ready for next Christmas! You might be thinking to yourself…Is she crazy!?!? But, hear me out. This will all make sense to you after you read about my get-ready for next Christmas time saving tips. (more…)
Your Best Friend is always there when you need her, rain or shine, no matter what time of day or night. You call and she comes running to your side. The holidays are the perfect time for you to let her know just how much she means to you and how much you appreciate her! You know they say it’s better to give than to receive, so who is more fun to buy for than your best friend?
Shower your best friend with a gift(s) that she will love (and you will, too) in this Gift Guide! (more…)
As most of you know autumn is my favorite time of year! I love the crisp cool weather, wood burning fireplaces, being cozy on the couch, and the leaves changing colors (not so much in Southern California, but there are some). I love that it’s boots and sweater wearing season (so no one knows how many cookies you ate). (more…)
While some people can’t wait for summer, I long for it to be fall all year-long! The leaves are finally falling, there is a crisp chill in the air (not so much in Southern California, but hopefully soon), and I’m decorating my home for this glorious season! I love the ease of fall decorating; soft cozy blankets, faux pumpkins, and cute pillows make it simple to bring autumn into your home. Lately, I’ve been scouring the internet for some new decor and I’m so excited to show you what I have found. If you fall in love with any of these items like I did, you can buy them right from the affiliate links (FYI, I will receive a small commission). (more…)
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Every year my family attends a huge reunion during the summer, and this year I’m one of the co-chairs. Everyone who is attending lives all across the United States, so I will be doing a ton of texting and making countless phone calls to get everything and everyone organized.
The week started off great with a walk on the Huntington Beach Pier. The surfers were out and so were the hoards of people fishing off the pier. The mornings have been full of June gloom which makes for perfect walking weather. Where is your favorite place to walk on gloomy mornings?
As much as I try to stay away from bread I just can’t help myself! So when I saw this sign at my local coffee shop I knew it was a sign… Insert smile! What is your favorite thing to start the day with? (more…)
“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh
Did you know when you smile you are throwing a party in your brain? This activity activates the release of neuropeptides which fights off stress. It also relaxes the body which can lower your heart rate and blood pressure. Studies have shown that those who smile are treated differently than those who do not. People who have a smile are thought of as attractive, sincere, reliable, and relaxed. (more…)