Showing posts from December, 2022

Holiday Gifts

  My Favorite Things 2022 "Christmas is the season of joy, of gift giving, and families united."  - Norman Vincent Peale Today is a sunny and bright cold day after a week of snowfall, which by the way, is stunning.  The cold wintery days are here.  With the holiday season, I thought about the items that I have loved over 2022.  It has been a year of reawakening for many and I for one am thrilled to see the events and life I enjoyed is back in full jingle bells swing.  Holiday shopping can be daunting especially when spending is not top of mind in a tough economy.  Thus, be thoughtful while picking up a gift of two.  One of my dear friends, often states if she purchases something, then she must get rid of a piece similar.  Alas, a reminder to be grateful for what you own.    I think back to my youth and college days.  We all had very little, shared clothes for dances, sewed our own clothes', painted our nails and counted our pennies. We never colored our hair professionall

Scarves - The "It" Accessory

  Glamour Station "I want to live my life, not record it." - First Lady, Jackie Kennedy Onassis I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  We have much to be thankful for this holiday season.    Being grateful for family, friends and everyday life is so important.  Those that embrace solitude, flexibility, chaos, positive energy and relish the beauty in nature will find deep fulfillment.  It isn't travel, it isn't eating, it isn't drinking fine wines, it isn't buying and consuming instead it is the human physical connections you create daily.  Hopefully, you are joining something, reaching out, calling someone and being present in all activities.  Are You Building Anything?  It is easy to state what you hate and who you hate.  And, harder to state what you love and who you love. When someone is negative, always remember they are projecting. These are often people who perhaps are not doing anything of meaningful substance. If you are creating or building som