The other side of the curtain

I know we’ve all heard it said before – “don’t compare yourselves to others on social media because they’re only showing us their highlight reel” or something along those lines, but for someone like myself who takes everyone at face value, I tend to believe what my friends are posting. I am just naive enough that if you tell me…

So, your daughter wants to play Club Volleyball…

My 18 year old daughter just ended her last Club Volleyball season yesterday with a win, playing one of her best games. I am so proud of her! I was reflecting on the last 3 years with our club team and thought “I have a lot of advice for anyone who is just getting into this whole Club scene”. So…

Financial Things

Hello! One of my New Year’s Intentions was to get my financial life in order, so I thought a good way to keep track of that would be to do a regular Financial Things post, both to remind myself that I am making progress and also to have something to post (I tend to tell myself that I have nothing…

Not as ready as I thought I was.

Hey there! So I always put off writing for one reason or another and then before I know it, a month has gone by. I have an actual list of blog topics but I guess I’m always waiting for a good time to sit down and write but that “good time” never seems to present itself. So today I’m just…

Amazon deals and promos

Since I’m an Amazon affiliate, I get emails about deals and promotions from Amazon about once a month, and I thought I’d start sharing them with you in case you see a deal that might be useful to you. This month’s deal is of course, all about Valentine’s Day, and if you have a Special Someone in your life, or…

Rock Your Worth

In my post last week about intentions, I hinted at a fun pretty way to remind yourself of your intentions all year long, and now I can tell you what that is! Rock Your Worth bracelets My friend Emily Roberts is a psychotherapist who works with groups of girls to help them increase their confidence and self-worth (Emily works with…

Mimosa Sunday Afternoon

Okay I know I said in my last post that I would show you how you could use something pretty to help with your intentions for this year but I’m still working on that post. In the meantime, I thought I’d tell you about my perfectly lovely Sunday afternoon yesterday. My daughter had a volleyball tournament yesterday morning (a continuation…