It’s Monday! And it’s sunny. And it’s warm. And the flowers are blooming. YAY! This weekend was a nice, relaxing one. Our plans for Saturday got cancelled, so we spent the day putzing around town doing whatever we felt like. We ate breakfast at a new (to us) diner, went to a driving range, grabbed … More Monday Mantra #31 – Small Steps
Happy Monday! It’s been a while since I posted a Monday Mantra, but now that spring is officially upon us, I feel inspired to post something about this new season! Life has been “good busy” lately. This past weekend Lawrence and I visited a bakery and had our wedding cake tasting, which was super fun. … More Monday Mantra #30 – Spring
Hello hello! Sorry for the total lack of posting over the past few weeks. Things have been busy between a trip to visit my dad in Florida, wedding planning and lots of social activities. To get myself back on the blogging grid, I am sharing with you today an inspirational blog post that I read … More Repost: I Learned That Courage Was Not the Absence of Fear, but the Triumph Over It. The Brave Man Is Not He Who Does Not Feel Afraid, but He Who Conquers That Fear – Nelson Mandela
Hello and happy Monday! I write this post with a blue heart, but a heart that is radiating light and hope. My entire life I’ve had what you could call a complicated relationship with my mother. We were never close; she left my dad, my sister and I when I was just two years old. … More Monday Mantra #29 – The Right Decisions Aren’t Always Easy Decisions
Happy Monday! In lieu of this week’s Monday Mantra, today I am reviewing the POPSUGAR 21-Day Arm Challenge. With our wedding approaching on the horizon, I was looking for a way to tone up the old guns. I’ve never had a HUGE issue with my arms, but they definitely weren’t toned and I wanted to … More POPSUGAR 21-Day Arm Challenge Review
Happy Monday! This weekend was busy, busy, busy! Friday night we went to a sweet 16 birthday party for one of Lawrence’s cousin’s children. I’ve never been to a “real” sweet 16 party so it was really fun and interesting to me. I really never knew that people actually had big sweet 16 parties like … More Monday Mantra #28 – Put Your Fears Behind You
Dear Bright-Eyed, 18-Year-Old, College Freshman Me, If I could go back and tell you one thing, it would be this: take all those little steps! “What do you mean, ‘take all those little steps?’” you ask? I mean go with your gut and take little steps toward things that will ultimately benefit you so much … More A Letter To My College Self: Take All Those Little Steps!