Might Be In Over My Head…Maybe?


So not that long ago, my husband, son and I went on a little day trip to this beautiful small lake nestled in the woods with soaring pine and oak trees. My husband and son went to fish as they are addicts…my son is actually a champion fisherman. I, on the other hand, am not. Don’t get me wrong, I… Continue reading

I don’t know about you but I love this time of year and all the wonderful traditions that families have. However, if you are in my situation, a new “family”, whether that be a blended family or a newly wed couple on their own or have a grandparent or parent moving in, family traditions may be an interesting situation.

Throughout… Continue reading

Needless to say I LOVE Christmas and one of my favorite things is finding new ways to surprise people with gifts or a clever way to gift them. One of my favorites was the year I enlisted the help of a friend of both my mother’s and mine to hide a huge standing jewelry box in her garage, sneaking it… Continue reading

Staying Stress Free While Christmas Shopping

Staying Stress Free While Christmas Shopping

A couple of things that amaze me every single Christmas are the amount of people that wait to the last minute to do their Christmas shopping and are surprised when they can’t find what they are looking for AND the craziness that occurs at Black Friday sales. Over the years I have perfected… Continue reading

December 1st officially marks 25 days till Christmas. I don’t know about you but that’s a countdown I look forward to when it comes to traditions and family activities. One of my favorite was from when I was a kid. We didn’t do it every year but the years we did I really enjoyed it. Perhaps because there was candy… Continue reading

After many years of running my Mary Kay business and feeling completely worn out by the end of the Christmas season, I got fed up. When you run a retail business, trying to manage your own time and personal obligations becomes quite challenging and eventually becomes the horrible feeling of obligation. That is the last thing that I ever wanted… Continue reading

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