I love you my handsome cuddle bug, my love bug. Happy Birthday to you. Thank you for choosing me.
Today I’m surrounded by sadness. It’s a deep thought-out sadness that runs through every aspect of my life. From the worldwide scale all the way down to the family tragedies that are currently happening in my world, this sadness is hard to shake. Each of us goes through periods in our life where, “When it rains, it pours;” where we’re afraid if we hear one more ounce of bad news, we might break.
And do we slip? Absolutely. We’re human after all. But as long as we continue to self correct, and continue to try, we can’t be too hard on ourselves for the slipping that is bound to happen.
Economics class, senior year. Last night I asked my husband where he was. He was in that same class. I never knew it until that moment last night in bed as we said good night and our “I love you”s. (We weren’t in the same circle of friends in high school, and only really connected…
What to do this weekend?
We should listen. Just listen.
There aren’t many memories of which allow me such emotion or such crispness as if I was there all over again. But this particular night swept me up and created that vivid memory so that on this day, almost three years later, I am able to remember every detail.
Minimalism is now something that I try to implement in my own life while living with my husband and daughter. While on this journey, I hope to influence them through my new way of thinking, but I also try and be careful to not force it on them. Anything being forced on someone can’t be…
So you know that little package I got in the mail? Well… I. Kept. Everything. And you know what? I’m not sorry. I kept the purple sweater, the skirt that fits just right, the button down shirt for work (with a sleeve length only a tailor could accomplish), the perfect cardigan (with POCKETS!) and even…
The mindfulness that comes with minimalism can be exhausting sometimes! Or is that just me? Either way, I still have to say, it’s totally worth it.