The Fallen Christmas Tree

It’s the Saturday evening after Thanksgiving. My heart is full of gratitude and cheer bringing home a perfect Christmas tree. The top is perfectly straight, and its branches are full. My “perfect” Christmas tree begins to tilt further and further to the right. The knobs on the trunk and weight of the tree are tipping … Continue reading The Fallen Christmas Tree

Small Businesses Run by Mighty Women

Happy Black Friday. I hope you survived. My mom and I accomplished a lot of Christmas shopping, but we avoided the crazy sales. What I really want to to talk about is Small Business Saturday and highlight a few of my favorite to support. I encourage you to shop small, support a friend's MLM, or … Continue reading Small Businesses Run by Mighty Women

My Dreamy Thanksgiving: Decorate, Dine, & Dress

Host the Most Sophisticated ThanksgivingI look forward to hosting  Thanksgiving with fine dining and sophistication. I like the idea of introducing non-traditional dishes and décor. Until then, I am sharing my dream Thanksgiving to inspire you. DecorateI love Fall’s changing colors and the smell of pumpkin spice. Pumpkins, turkeys, and fall colors are wonderful, but … Continue reading My Dreamy Thanksgiving: Decorate, Dine, & Dress