I’m Not That Girl

When I was 19 years old, I got involved with a man who, on the surface, was every mom’s dream for her little girl. He was tall, dark and handsome. He was intelligent. He came from a great family. From the outside looking in, he was perfect. When I was 20 years old, I felt…

Take the Risk

  Let me just say right off the bat, I’ve never been one to think things through. I’ve always been a bit of a risk taker. Throwing caution to the wind…that’s kinda my jam. If you are not this kind of person, which many are not, just read this for fun, k? Five years ago…

The Game

Each summer, after a long school year, my husband & I try to do fun things with the kids. We want them to enjoy their time off because in a few short months, they’ll be back to homework, projects and assignments. We always plan day trips, fun picnics by our pool and trips to our…

Let Them Be Little

I have 3 kids: 13, 11 and 8. They just started back to school on Wednesday. Of course it wasn’t a full day. I mean, why would the schools give parents full-fledged freedom, when we can get by with just a glimmer.

Food For Thought

I like food. I like to cook it. Bake it. Broil it. Eat it. Well, you get the idea. Coming from a big Italian family, we spent Sundays in two places: At our Church and at our Table. Those were the two most important places in my family. At one, we praised God, and another,…

Help! I don’t know what to wear!

As a boutique owner, I have the opportunity to interact with women of all ages. And no matter what the age, race or political party affiliation…one common complaint is WHAT TO WEAR! “I have nothing in my closet!” “I have no clothes” “Nothing looks good on me!” Ladies – you are too hard on yourselves.…