Earlier this week I wrote about my adventures this past January and I mentioned living vicariously through my friend Ingrid who’s vacationing in Brazil…until March. To be fair, she’s not really on vacation, per se. She and her hubby are simply traveling for the year. Ahem. Well, no sooner than I’d posted that missive, Miss Ingrid sent me some snapshots from the current leg of her trip.…
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What If: A Meditation

A couple of days ago, my friend Mary sent this brief mediation to me and I found it so timely that I sent it to my nearest and dearest. Now, I’d like to share it with you.

Letting Go of Worry

What if we knew for certain that everything we’re worried about today will work out fine?

What if…we had a guarantee that the problem bothering us would be worked out in the most perfect way, and at the best possible time?

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The First 31

One down, eleven to go. 2009 blew in on a strong wind (of change, of course) and I must admit, I’ve been blown hither and yon ever since. I can’t believe the month of January is on it’s way out and it didn’t look anything like I thought it would. With the exception of the giddy anticipation of President Obama’s Inauguration, I have been broadsided by my life in many ways.
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Merry Christmas!!

When I was growing up, one of my most treasured family traditions was all the kids piling into my mom’s car and driving around searching for the best Christmas light decorations. There was one block that was our all-time favorite because every house on the street participated in an all-out decorating competition. People would travel from all five boroughs to walk down this street that had every square inch decorated with flying sleds with Santa and his reindeers, nativity scenes, snowflakes, toy soldiers and EVERYTHING.
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How I Organize and Store My Makeup

How I Organize and Store My Makeup

Organization and access are the watchwords when storing your makeup. If you’re like me, someone with limited space but lots of product, keeping all your favorites organized and accessible in one space can be challenging. In today’s video, I’m giving you a glimpse behind the scenes of my daily makeup storage/application area and I show you how I whipped my makeup collection into shape for easy access and frustration-free mornings.… Read More