For your next dinner party with friends…

Absolutely loving this deck of 56 cards by Sub Rosa to create some very deep and interesting dinner party conversations with friends. Grab your wine, let loose and explore your empathetic side. I’m definitely ordering me one.

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3 Easy Mason Jar Hacks

Yeah, I’m kinda obsessed with Mason Jars…

Can’t blame me. They¬†are pretty damn versatile. And¬†their charm remains universal.

Watch WhatsUpMoms transform simple mason jars into 3 cool items you can use around the house!

Tomorrow I’ll share what this lady can do with Diet Coke cans!!

BTW I tend to share DIY projects that are doable for an average person (like me!) Trust me, not everything on Pinterest is as easy as they make it seem. If you have not incurred a few Pinterest fails by now, you are too damn perfect and we cannot be friends!

 

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A Citrus Color Themed House

I can’t stop¬†oooooh aaaaah’ing over this house!!!

Everything is so meticulously designed and immaculately presented!

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…and here comes 2016!

Dear 2015,

You weren’t perfect.

You weren’t easy.

But you were appreciated

and a chance at life I was grateful for!

You gave me family, friends, more family, a lovable job and a home!

You let me struggle with health to realize all that matters in life is good health.

You took me to places I had only imagined and wished to explore.

I may not be where I need to be…

Yet I know deep down I’m getting there…

But…what is “there”? Well, it’s just another junction¬†you arrive at to get to where you need to go¬†next!

Lessons Learned?

I can tell you that

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I have come undone but there’s still lots of space to grow…

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It’s the little things that count!

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Words are a way to show to the world you have progressed, as a human being.

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Actions prove it!

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Ouch!

I will continue to pray for patience & wisdom. Can never have too much of either.

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(…and hope¬†less for ^…I’ll try!)

I shall persist no matter what.

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(I’m the chick in the yellow jumpsuit btw!)

Persist, of course, with grace, dignity & style!

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In spite of my Cancerian genes kicking in!

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So 2016, I shall look forward to thee!

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Smiling and dancing! Yes! Dancing! It’s good for the soul…

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PS: and thank you for Mad Max!

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The movie…kicked…ass!!!

Happy New Year everyone!!!

Something we learned in 2015…

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We are NOT the center of the Universe

We are all interconnected

We are not so different from each other

We share the same planet

In the end

We all strive for a better life

which is

To live with dignity!

Do good and good shall come back to you

And keep fighting to become a better version of yourself!

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.¬†Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”¬†Martin Luther King, Jr.

The end of fear, ignorance and pride almost never ceases well!

Shut Up and Be Patient

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“And this is life. This is part of the bargain. The universe says, ‚ÄúHey, guess what? You get to exist!‚ÄĚ And we say, ‚ÄúHoly shit! That‚Äôs great!‚ÄĚ not realizing that existence is, by definition, a merciless and unending foray into the unknown.”¬†Mark Manson, Shut Up and Be Patient

Every now & then I lose sight of what can or can’t be controlled.

Until Mark Manson steps in to slap me back to reality!

If you have not read his shit, you’re missing out on some real shit!

So stop stressing, Shut Up and Be Patient!

ps: umm read that article!!!