Loss & Grief, My Pets

Remembering Bailey

A year ago today I had to say goodbye to my beautiful fur baby Bailey. Continue reading “Remembering Bailey”

Beauty & Fashion

How a Mermaid Stays Young

As a woman who is just a few weeks away from turning 36 years old, I somehow still have the face and body of a 23 year old.  Some of this is due to sheer luck and genetics, but a lot of it is due to the care I have taken with my skin.  I get asked all the time how I am able to stop myself from aging at a normal pace. Continue reading “How a Mermaid Stays Young”


Why This Election Is Driving Me to Madness

For the last sixteen years, I’ve noticed that each Presidential election has gotten uglier and more frightening.  And this current election is by far the ugliest, scariest, and most disgusting one I’ve ever seen.  To be honest, it is literally stressing me out and making me crazy, and I know I’m not the only one, either. Continue reading “Why This Election Is Driving Me to Madness”

Home Improvement

Mission Accomplished!!

A few months ago I wrote a blog post about how I badly wanted to buy a Westminster grandfather clock just like the one that sat in my family’s living room for three decades.  Due to the extraordinarily high cost of this type of clock, it seemed unlikely that I would ever be able to buy one anytime in the foreseeable near future….or even in the next few years.  And that bummed me out, because I REALLY wanted one to help me remember my family and our beloved home. Continue reading “Mission Accomplished!!”