Some time in the 1980s some person probably married and decided to make National Spouses’ Day a thing. Wait I know what you are thinking, don't we have one of those and it’s called Valentine’s Day? Well actually yes and no. While Spouses’ Day is very much for what it implies, Valentine’s Day is more … Continue reading National Spouses’ Day
“I have a Dream”. Honestly I think these are one of the most spoken, most recognized, most respected words of all time. Dr. King was a man of God, whose desire was to see his people free, and his religious beliefs safe to express. Martin Luther King Jr. was a man with a mission. As … Continue reading “I Have A Dream” – MLK Day
Boy, how did we get here? If I am truthful, I do not even remember last New years eve. I’m pretty sure that means it was not extraordinary. New Year’s Eve was only ever a big thing because of fireworks. In the south all major holidays are celebrated by poor people spending a crap ton … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions
No matter if you have a large family or a small one, chances are you have less than positive feelings about spending the entire day under one roof with your family or at least parts of your family. Over the years I have had different experiences with this and maybe I can offer some advice. … Continue reading Holiday Survival Tips
What is my favorite holiday? Christmas, duh What is my must have Christmas side? Sweet potato casserole HAM OR TURKEY? HAM for Christmas Dress up or PJ’s? I have done both and they equally have an aesthetic I can be down with. Favorite all time Christmas gift? My bald Cabbage patches. Harry is the one … Continue reading Christmas Fun
I thought I would write here a few more of my favorite Christmas moments. One Christmas, I had to be 9 or 10, and this was the great year of Cabbage Patch dolls. I honestly did not think I would get one because they were super expensive for my family. Well, I accidentally opened a … Continue reading Christmas Memories
Collaborating with a fragrance brand recently had me writing a social media post. Like most posts, I just start writing and it just flows out. This particular post made me think about the importance of smells. Think about it: how many things in your life are related to smell? Your clothes, the items you use, … Continue reading What Scents Can Do!
Happy Holidays! I actually can not believe it’s almost Christmas, like did we not just have Christmas? When I was young my thoughts often drifted to what my dream Christmas’s would be like. I always wanted a big family, lots of kids and my grandparents to be able to live to meet them. Turns out … Continue reading Childhood Memories of Christmas Traditions
Thanksgiving memories 2021 I am 43 this Thanksgiving. It seems strange to write those words. I am not sure if this is a me thing but I remember my mom's 40th birthday and this is the age at which I picture her the most. So, me being 43 seemed unreal. Thanksgiving this year made me … Continue reading Diary 101 – Blog Entry #5
Well, we are wrapping up another holiday and at the time of writing this we are 32 days away from Christmas - that means by the time you read this blog, you have even less days to shop! If you’re like most people who are sane, you want to stay out of the stores and … Continue reading Your Cyber Monday Gift Guide For The Woman in Your Life Is Here!