THURSDAY TOP 10

A good 50-60 hours of my week are spent working as a human resources director in the corporate world.  I often get annoyed by all of the corporate jargon that is thrown about.  Here is my list for the top 10 most annoying sayings at work!Giving 110% (you really aren’t and it is not statistically possible, so please Continue Reading

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

It has been 100 days since the marathon tragedy. Since then I have tried to appreciate the little moments more, tried to live with more purpose, and I even started this blog (thank you for pushing me, Alexis) which I have always wanted to do, but was too afraid to try.  The following quote is one that rings especially true to me at this point Continue Reading

A FIREPLACE TRANSFORMED

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Soon after updating the paint and decor in our living room, we realized the original brick and tile of the fireplace didn't really fit with the look we were going for. The color was a tinged orange and it was really worn out in spots. I saw a picture years ago of a carrera marble fireplace and kept the picture in the hopes that we could someday Continue Reading

THE ROYAL BABY – IT’S A PRINCE!

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Ever since I was a little girl, I have been enamored with The British Royal Family. I remember watching Princess Diana and Prince Charles get married and then being excited to watch the adventures of Will and Harry over the years, feeling like I grew up with them. I loved Princess Diana and was devastated by her untimely death.  Two years Continue Reading

A LOOK BACK – SWIMSUITS

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Below are pictures from a day at the beach in the early 1900's; the difference 100 years makes is entertaining and unbelievable!  Women in the 1910's and 1920's often wore matching hats and stockings with their suits. I am struck by just how covered up and hot they must be, but also by how much effort they put into their appearance. Any of you Continue Reading