Inspiration: Welcome Fall!

     

Obsessed With: Podcasts

When I finally started listening to podcasts I felt sheepish that it had taken me so long to clue in to this awesome phenomenon. The simple explanation for those who haven’t tried them is that they are digital audio files that you can download to your smartphone, laptop or iPad. And there are literally podcats on… read more

Always Remember: September 11th

It’s hard to believe that 15 years have passed since the World Trade Center came down and almost 3,000 lives were lost to the horrors of terrorism and hatred. I feel confident in saying that those of us who lived through those terrifying days after the attacks will never forget. But for those who lost a husband, wife,… read more

Words of Wisdom: Summer 2016

I am 100% in complete denial about summer being over. I’ll miss the lazy mornings, night swimming, over-eating, under-dressing, and just about every other good thing that comes with this season. I have always had a tough time transitioning from season to season. I’m doing my best to smile through it. These wise words are keeping… read more

Summer Inspiration

It’s hard to believe summer is halfway over. Say it ain’t so! Summer is without a doubt my favorite season in the Northeast. I want to soak up every minute of it until it’s over.  

Beautiful Home: Jay Jeffers in St. Helena

It’s a beautiful summer day in Connecticut. The kind of day where you can be outdoors all day long. I think this St. Helena home designed by Jay Jeffers would be the ideal place to spend some time this summer. The rustic barn and well-manicured pool area present a perfect juxtaposition. Every room inside the home is polished… read more

Powerful Video: Saying Thanks

No words for this one. Just needed to share because it’s true that no one makes it through this life alone. x https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwKyauE_l-k

Follow Up: The Dog Tags

This is an update for those who read my original post here about the man who bought my father’s dog tag off a local in Vietnam and then tracked my dad down from across the ocean to let him know he had it. Many have asked what happened after Charles contacted my dad. This week he… read more

Inspiration In Between

It’s that moment. Right between Thanksgiving and Christmas we find ourselves in between. It’s not quite parka weather but there’s a chill in the air and a leaning towards cozying up by the fire. I’ve been layering up for cold mornings and warmer afternoons. Craving pie, warm drinks, and red wine. Here’s some inspiration for… read more

Superheroes Among Us: April Larken

When I started writing this blog almost 3 years ago it was with the intention to shine a light onto all the good and strong and brave that is happening around us. While I thought these stories would be a gift to my readers I never envisioned what a gift I was giving myself as… read more