Tag: Lifestyle

ROAD TRIP: A DETOUR IN LIFE

Rarely in life does a mom get the opportunity to spend quality time with her adult children, especially those with bustling families of their own. But I am about to do just that! Having raised four amazing children as a single mom, life moved so fast from one phase of […]

VALENTINES ISN’T JUST FOR LOVERS

Valentines Day, some say, is a silly day! Buy flowers. Buy candy. Buy love… No, I am not a cynical person, quite the contrary; I am a Lover of Life, and all its many loves. But unless you have something to market, ie sell, on Valentines Day, don’t you think […]

OFFERING GRATITUDE TO ARTISTS

Motion Picture. Theater. Storytelling. Drama. Laughter. Fashion. Music. Entertainment. Many years ago, these 2 artsy brothers entered my life. Through and with them I developed my first appreciation for all the above. Though I was a hairdresser at the time, transforming runway models, politicians, and everyday people in DC, I […]

FOOD: THE LOVE OFFERING!

FOOD. The word alone makes us feel many things. Did you come from a family that celebrated its ethnicity through the food on your table? Were you raised in a home with a stay-at-home mom, dad or grand parent that made mealtime a special memory from your childhood? Was there […]

BIRD SEED & GOOD LUCK

I simply love ethnic traditions and folklore, especially if it brings me Good Luck! This one is about feeding the birds in the dead of winter, particularly just before New Year’s Day, so they will gather good energy hidden in the secrets of nature, and bring them back to you […]

A GRANDMOTHER’S CHRISTMAS

“Twas The Night Before Christmas”… The sweets are all dressed. The packages wrapped. The fire is burning the magic still untapped. The night will be long while Christmas will pass fast. Make a wish, give a kiss and let’s let these moments forever last! When I was in my twenties […]

T’WAS THE NIGHT BEFORE…

Laughter is my cheapest anti-aging secret! No matter the season or circumstances life throws my way (and trust me, my life has been a tennis court!), I always find something to lighten my spirit and inspire a good hard laugh! Family and close friends who know me can vouch for […]

FIRESIDE WINTERS

Every season has its redeeming qualities, some more than others. Winter tests my creativity more than the other seasons. Fireside anything is how I get through winter with a cheerful attitude! Yes, there have been times in my life when I did not live in a home that had a […]

LIFESTYLE AFICIONADO

Elegance and Fairy Tales don’t just happen. They are created in the mind of an artist and then shared with those of us that need a little magic in our lives. Such an artist as this deserves to celebrated. And so we did! This celebration was in honor of my […]