As we gear up for this holiday season some of us are dreading parts of our season of merriment because of one thing. Our families. I am somewhat of an expert in handling Toxic Family. To be clear… I wish I wasn’t. This isn’t something I wish upon others either. Unfortunately, it’s a reality for many of us wether it’s […]
Tip 1- Stay Local 1. If you’re really looking to relax and unwind do a semi local staycation. As much fun as far away trips are… they are rarely relaxing. By staying local, you are less likely to feel pressured to spend all your time touristing and not relaxing. Often trips far out of town or out of the country […]
I Did It My Way🎵 I LOVE the holidays. Maybe it’s my love of dressing up, or my love of decorating but I always enjoy when things are gussied up for any kind of holiday event. As someone who deconstructed from religion over 15 years ago, I have celebrated many a holiday in many different ways in my secular life. […]
It’s 2022 y’all! New Year and new chances to make your life more beautiful and even better. I’m choosing to have the new year my my symbolic recommitment of my self improvement journey. I’m going to be trying to get my hair and skin healthy again and also focusing on my Mental Heath. There are a lot of things that […]
Y’all know I love a good statement earring! But so many are either super heavy or they are not well made and fall apart it can be hard to find a good pair that will last for more than one wear. Thankfully I recently stumbled upon Dos Femmes, a (two) woman owned business here in Texas, that has solved this […]
When picking out holiday gifts for friends and family, I got to thinking recently about family heirlooms and their importance in my families legacy, as well as the joy those heirloom items bring to me this time of year. When you bring out a silver bell ornament or a special pair of earrings you start talking about you bought it our who gave it to whom and how long it has been in the family. During the holidays I also bring out a pair of earrings that are over 120 years old that were my 2x great grandmothers. I got to thinking… what heirlooms am I creating for my future 2x great-grandchildren to remember me by?