Social Media vs Reality

Social Media vs Reality

“Get in here! Selfie time.. hold up your ice cream.. oops I can’t see Matthew.. skooch over.. come on smile!” Click. 20 seconds after this pic was taken, the kids started annoying each other, got chocolate all over the sheets, and Mike yelled at me for letting them eat ice cream in bed. 😆 People say [...]

How To Be Happy

How To Be Happy

I tend to be a little mellow a lot of the time, sometimes people ask me if I am sad, but I am not unhappy. Happiness does not mean being giddy or smiley or extraordinarily excited. Happy looks like this... Content and grateful for the current moment and looking forward to more. Your dreams and [...]

How To Fit Self-Care Into Your Busy Life

How To Fit Self-Care Into Your Busy Life

When you're very busy, self-care usually becomes the last priority on your long to-do list. But caring for yourself is the way you acknowledge and show gratitude for all that you are and all that you are able to give to others. When we ignore this very important element, we find ourselves stressed, unhappy, and [...]

We Are Moving Again!

We Are Moving Again!

We are moving again! We went from upsizing to downsizing to upsizing again (more on that later). I’ve learned so much through 3 moves in less than 2 years. We decided to move from Chicago to SC for no other reason other than to experience a different environment. Nature. Peace. Serenity. Those are the things [...]