A Lesson in Patience: Honeymoons Aren’t All Sugar & Honey

In my experience when most people think of honeymoons the idea of picturesque beaches in exotic places come to mind.  Perhaps something like the breathtaking view of Positano, Italy Continue reading


Once A Student, Now A Teacher

Last week, I shared some of what I learned from a woman I admire very much.  It was a sweet experience to share my revelations and equally as sweet to read the messages from people who admired what I had to say.  But when someone you spent a lot of time teaching that looked up to you starts to share lessons of their own – that’s really sweet. Continue reading

The Truth About Our Wedding: It Was Really Just For Show

Last week, I shared the story of mine and Ralph’s wedding day, but the truth is is that it wasn’t really our wedding day.  Yes, I wore a wedding dress, we exchanged vows, shared a “first dance,” and had a fantastic reception.  And it really was the best wedding I’ve ever been to.  But it wasn’t our wedding. Continue reading

Weddings Are For Other People

I have been a busy bee in full wedding planning mode the last few weeks! If having a destination wedding is easy, then I certainly wouldn’t want to plan a wedding locally, on my own. I absolutely love to plan parties and events, but planning a wedding Continue reading

It’s A Business

It has been a whirlwind the last couple of weeks. Only those close to me know the extent of my non-stop movement that ensued during the month of September. I also shouldn’t say me, because the reality is that the last couple of weeks have been about us Continue reading

Celebrating Love

I am a day later than I wanted to be with this post, but it was well worth it for so many reasons.

First, after being apart for three weeks, Ralph and I reunited in Buffalo, NY to spend a long weekend together. IMG_0310 (2)He travels quite a bit for work so we’re used to being apart Continue reading