Baggage

I just spent three weeks living out of a suitcase and here’s what I learned: I have way too much stuff.  More than any one person needs.  I also think that most people have more than they need and I like to think that everyone Continue reading

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Unexpected Lessons From My Bridal Shower (They Aren’t What You’d Think)

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Mom’s Pinterest #win.

I am a complete travel bug without the extra money to actually BE a true travel bug (yet). But that didn’t stop my Mom from throwing me an escape themed bridal shower Continue reading

A Day For My Mom: The Best Day Ever

Do you ever notice how people experience and remember things differently? Ralph and I talk about this, because we are constantly experiencing and remembering things differently. When we reminisce about the time we spent Continue reading

The Cousin I Didn’t Know & The Woman I Admire (Part 3 of 3)

Every family unit has at least one person who dares to do things differently and live in their own way. I am that person in my family for many reasons and I’m proud of the paths I’ve chosen to take. To many extents Bridget is that person in her family Continue reading

The Cousin I Didn’t Know & The Woman I Admire (Part 2 of 3)

Bridget didn’t move to California to fall in love, but that’s what ended up happening.  Bridget and Jeff* had known each other for years before she found herself Continue reading

The Cousin I Didn’t Know & The Woman I Admire (Part 1 of 3)

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How often do we look at other people’s lives from the outside and think to ourselves ‘Wow they’ve really got it all together?’ Do you compare your dreams to the lives of others and wonder why you can’t have what they have? I know I’ve been guilty Continue reading