12 Things I Have Learned Inside 12 Months of Covid/Quarantine/Remote Work

I hope this finds you happy and healthy. I was looking at the calendar today and noticed it has been almost a year that I have been working full time from home. It seems like just yesterday we were sent home and yet that also feels like a lifetime ago.

I thought I’d share 12 things I have learned inside Covid/Quarantine in the last 12 months.

Number 12 is my favorite.

A Reminder From Me, For What It’s Worth

To put this out there and hit publish is a different story because I know that what I might share below might cause some people to no longer read this blog, follow me in real life, or think I’m some sort of Pollyanna-racist- bigot- and honestly that’s going to have to be okay. Because what I want to share is a reminder…

What I Have Learned After 3 Months Sober

For several years I tried to find some sort of balance. ‘I will only buy one booze purchase a month and when it’s gone it’s gone’. ‘I won’t have any booze in the house and will only have some if we go out to eat, a wedding, or ____ insert whatever that was apparently not my house’. The rules I tried to put in place to feel better about my choices didn’t really help.

DIY Healthy Recipes Spark Joy

Making healthy (gluten free, non- dairy, and low alternative sugar or no sugar)is one of the things that feeds my soul. I stay in my lane though…

Walking Meditations

Good Morning Beautiful People. I know many of us have heard the benefits of meditation. For many years I put it off. I didn’t think that could be something I ever enjoyed- all that quiet and sitting still. Fast forward to today- it’s still not my favorite thing. However, a therapist once told me about…

How to Find Your Sparkle Again

There is a constant swaying in my heart, maybe you feel this too. I want to experience all the fullness of life and be all in- and I let myself be out there exposed in all my vulnerability and susceptible to every little high and low and somedays mostly on the lower side- it nearly…

September : The Second New Year

Hello Beautiful People- and hello beautiful September. It has chilled down this way and I am here for it. I am so grateful to live in a place where the leaves change, the temperature cools down, and the bounty of harvest is evident around nearly every corner. Some people refer to September as the second…

5 Things Helping Me Find Calm in the Chaos

Hello Lovely- Beautiful People, I hope these words find you well, happy, and enjoying this beautiful day.  In just a weeks time our littles will be back at school after the longest Spring Break in history. It’s very bittersweet. I have so enjoyed all this extra time with them. I have learned so much about…