Tag: home life

Why Indulgence Should Be in Multi-Vitamins

During the week, we prioritize having tools to help us work harder, last longer, look better, drive easier, organize more, communicate faster. However, when it comes to tools that can help us feel better, indulge more happily, take notice of our senses and thoughts, we seem to take the investment potential for these tools less seriously. Maybe I should spend a little more time and money on tools that can help me self-care and recover during the week too. Just like I set reminders to make copies or hurriedly respond to a flood of important emails, why don't I set some reminders to relax or meditate?

When the weekend arrives, I am depleted to say the least. I am looking forward to a cozy evening at home. Comfy clothes only. Blankets. My fiancé. My furry friend (aka my dog). Soup. A good movie. Bubbles in the bath. An absorbing book. Rain. Time to decide what I feel like doing–The perfect recipe …

A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

A Beginner's Guide to Meditating: Meditation noticeably curbs my anxiety, self-doubt, over or under reactions, clears up my thinking and enhances my sleep. Meditation is the only time we can ever fully control our minds; even when we sleep, our dreaming is swirls us in different directions. Meditation, in a very real sense, is empowering.

Think of a pinball machine, how the ultimate goal is to not let the pinball fall back down into the machine. This is how I meditate. I’m constantly trying to bounce my thoughts away from the my imaginary mind’s eye. It is as tough as it sounds. Actually, lately it’s been even tougher for me …

Wednesday Window Shopping

Improve your recipe for sleep hygiene by adding silk made without any chemicals or machinery. Find out where you can get natural but luxurious sleeping accessories.

Wednesday is far from my favorite day. By Wednesday, Monday and Tuesday have me beat, and the weekend is still too far see. It feels like the weight of week is most heavy on Wednesday. We feel we should remain productive, yet we feel so much like resting on Wednesday. To soothe your wound up, …

His Shiny Guitars and Spirited Banjo

You moved in together with your other half, now what? Great tips on adjusting to sharing a home space with your loved one.

It seems that my fiancé and I have discovered the perfect ice cream cone. You most likely remember from a previous post, Interior Designing with your Other Half, I compared decorating with a significant other to swirling two flavors of ice cream together that should eventually result in a delicious dessert, a two toned ice …

Interior Designing with Your “Other Half”

Design your home together when moving in with your other half

It’s an exciting venture.  We are making our very own nook in the world, building a mini paradise lagoon of our stuff. Poetically and romantically I compare moving in with the person you love with a swirl of two ice cream flavors sitting atop the one little ice cream cone.  Together, the flavors work together …

10 Ideas for the Weekend

A few simple things you probably haven't done before...

Flamingo Friday has returned once again to save us from the routines of our workweek. With Friday, comes the anticipation of the weekend. What will you be doing this weekend? 10 Ideas for the Weekend, You May not Think of Otherwise 1. Listen to an entire Ella Fitzgerald album in the evening with lights off, …

The Music Box

Sometimes, between the deadlines, diets and dusting, we forget about our most important asset, the self. We make sure we cater to our loved ones, water our plants and fill our bank accounts (or try to). Daily, I walk my dog, rush to work, network, send all the emails and texts I need to on …

Let’s get physical!

Feel the burn from back in the day.

“Step up!” “Step down!” “Step up!” screeched the bobbing blonde on the mini stage into her mini microphone. I could barely hear her above the 90s pop, “Pump, pump the jam, pump it up!” When I was around 6 or 7 yrs old, my mom would take me to her Step Up classes. I would …

Movie bubbles… for your reading fun. Enjoy!

Save time like Doris Day; wash your hair & your car all at once. Let’s make a toast to Girls’ Nights In!

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