Thoughts

What I'm thinking about.

  • Inspiration,  Self Love,  Thoughts

    Let’s Talk About Self Love, Part IV

    Today is the last Self Love series (you can read Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 here) and I thank you for joining me on this journey. It’s been nice to give extra attention to the subject this month. I really hope it has helped you in some small way on your own self love journey. That your faith in yourself has grown larger. That you believe in your worth. That you know are enough. EXACTLY as you are. You are loved and accepted. And are everything wonderful. Don’t forget that. And if you need a reminder, shoot me an email and I’ll give you a pep talk. Honestly.…

  • Inspiration,  Self Love,  Thoughts

    Let’s Talk About Self Love, Part II

    Happy Valentine’s Day, loves! Today isn’t just for lovers….it’s also a day to celebrate YOU. To show yourself some love. Last week, we talked about what self love is and the start of my own personal journey with it. Today, let’s talk about a few simple ways to practice and bring some self love to you and your beautiful life. Below are 25 ways to do just that. 1. Stop comparing yourself to others. Everyone is on their own journey. 2. Buy yourself fresh flowers, weekly. This is my favorite way to bring color and joy into my day and week. And it just feel so special to have pretty…

  • Inspiration,  Self Love,  Thoughts

    Let’s Talk About Self Love, Part I

    Hi loves! Last week, I mentioned that I wanted to start a conversation, surrounding self love. I, myself, have been on a self love journey for the past couple of years, and it’s been a LESSON. I wanted to share with you my thoughts on self love through out the month of February. I also want to hear what you have to say about the topic…..come join the table! I’ll start. Growing up, I did not know what “self love” was. Not as it’s know today at least. I would say that I grew up in a household that didn’t really encourage self love, self discovery, etc. I didn’t have…

  • Inspiration,  Thoughts

    Let’s Talk About Self Love

    Happy LOVE Month! I LOVE love. There are so many facets to it. It’s hard, complicated, scary, soul filling….pretty much allllll the things. But the thing I have been curious about and want to bring to the table is the subject of self love. It’s definitely a buzz word now these days and as I’ve been on a self love journey myself for the past couple of years, I’ve been so curious about what it all means and what it looks like. And let me tell you it’s been A LESSON! Every Friday on the blog, I’ll post a little something about self love – some thoughts, advice and questions. Come…

  • Currently,  Happiness,  Thoughts

    How Did You Meet Your Significant Other?

    Rob and I celebrated our 21st wedding anniversary yesterday. It was a low key celebration as we are coming off of our 14 day vacation to Chile a few days ago. Last year for our 20th, he surprised me with a trip to Shanghai, China. I thought we were going to Canada! 😂 He comes up with GREAT surprises and gifts for special occasions. We went to dinner at a local Italian restaurant in our neighborhood and brought a nice bottle of wine from home with us to celebrate. We ate on the restaurant’s outdoor patio and enjoyed a warm night and gorgeous sunset and one another’s company. We had…

  • Currently,  Inspiration,  Live Well,  Thoughts

    What do you LOVE about YOURSELF?

    Love. Love for your glorious, beautiful and worthy self. That’s what we’re going to talk about today. Growing up, I wasn’t taught about self love. It wasn’t really an idea in our household. I realize that my parents did the best that they could with what they had, but as an adult raising my own children now, I feel as though this important piece was definitely missing. And it’s something that I fiercely believe in and am determined to teach my children. To love themselves. That they don’t have to be perform to be loved. That they can make a mistake and still be loved. That I believe in them…

  • Currently,  Thoughts

    Currently.

    Oh, hey! It’s been a chorus of crickets over here as I’ve just been doing life and getting my soul back on the mend. Life is beautiful but also can be a shit show at times and as much as I try to be positive and look for the good, I couldn’t keep it up and needed to step away to work on some life stuff and take care of some things. And I can say, right now, I feel good. I feel really good about where I’m headed and I’m in a good place. I am looking forward to growing and loving and living and finding the joy that…

  • Eats + Drinks,  Thoughts

    My Go to Cocktail.

    I’m a gin kind of girl. If I go out for the night or want something here at home, it’s usually a gin and tonic for me. I was introduced to them a few years ago while out with friends and haven’t looked back since. I’ve tried several different gins since my husband is really great gift giver….he comes home with different ones for me to try from time to time since he knows it’s my spirit of choice. I’ve been a Bombay Sapphire lover (and Tanqueray) for a while until he came home with a beautiful bottle of Copperworks small batch gin and then a couple of weeks later,…

  • Thoughts

    Thoughts on the 4th.

    Today is America’s holiday. It’s a bittersweet one for me, this year. As much as I love being able to live the free life that I do, lately my country has been a scary place to live. Seeing people hurt, be nasty to others, put others on the bottom of the priority list just hurts my heart. Not everyone who is here on this land is free. While being in the land of the free, I can go where I want, live how I want, be who I want. While strides have been made and some things are getting better, we still have a long ways to go. I am…