• Personal Self

    Real Life Self Care

    Self Care seems to be quite the buzz word lately.  When I’ve read articles on it, many people use it as an excuse to treat yourself to extravagant things.  That may be fine every once in a while but do I really have to wait until I can afford a full spa day in order to provide self care?  If that’s the case, then I’m looking at maybe one opportunity for self care each year….using a gift certificate that someone gave me. So let’s talk about some more appropriate self care options that we can use during the entire year…. intentional things that we MAKE time for. Feeling appreciated/special: Think…

  • Personal Self

    How I met my husband (with the help of my Mom)

    I thought I should let you all know a little more about myself and after thinking about it for a while, I feel the story of how my mom helped me meet my husband is a pretty darn good story. The reason it’s an interesting story is because my mom passed away a year before I even met my husband and yet she was the reason I met him.  I know, sounds creepy and far-fetched. I promise, she did NOT show up to me as a ghost or anything so just hold tight. I guess I should start from the beginning. As a young girl, I remember my mom casually…

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    My Success Defined

    This past year has really changed me. I’ve gone from questioning my worth on this planet to feeling confident in how much I bring to the table. If you had asked me a year ago what I have done with the past 13 years, my answer would be that I cooked, cleaned and was a taxi service for my 4 children.