Two at the ZOO

Gosh I love a good party. Last year for my daughter’s first birthday we threw a Hawaiian themed shindig at our house. It was amazing and SO much fun. The even better part was the weather. It was 90 degrees in April–couldn’t have fit the theme better. This year was a different story it was…

Practicing Gratitude

I saw this amazing post on Facebook from Robin Roberts and she said she believes “optimism is a muscle that gets stronger with use,” and I just can’t stop thinking about it. It was such a great way to look at optimism and made me realize and reflect a lot. A few weeks ago, I…

Happy St. Patty’s Day!

One of my favorite holidays is here!  We have had our shamrock on the door since my Valentine’s Day hearts came down and today we will celebrate our Irish heritage!  My Gramma (my mom’s mother) has always made St. Patrick’s Day fun for me for as long as I remember.  I was talking to her…

Thankful for what I’ve got…

I am completely saddened by the events that took place in Paris over the weekend.  When I initially heard the reports, I didn’t realize the amount of people involved and I am still so shocked.  I couldn’t really sleep Friday night after reading all the articles and attempting to digest what occurred.  It is just…