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…

Simple Fall Reminders

Fall reminds me that we too can change. We too can shed some of our layers and become renewed

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.

Staying the Course- Even When There are Snakes.

Good Morning Beautiful People, It’s the last day of September. I am so grateful to live in a part of the country that truly gets to experience all the wonderfulness that is October. The change in temperatures, the color of the beautiful leaves, and all the pumpkin spice one basic bitch can handle (or cold…

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…

I Wrote A Book. What’s It About? Let Me Tell You.

Well hello there beautiful people.  It has been far too long.  I hope this post finds you well.  What a crazy year huh? One for the books indeed. Speaking of books.. I am in the second round draft edits of my book that I finished this year.  That’s right… I said finished.  I would hate…