Category Archives: Life

2014 is Done!

With 2014 coming to a rapid close, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately.  Or, as many others might refer to it, reflecting. “You only live once, but if you work it right, once is enough” – Joe E. … Continue reading

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Ode to My People

I believe in karma.  I believe that you get what you deserve, and that you should always treat people the way you want to be treated. So, when I went through this period where I felt unappreciated and uncared for, … Continue reading

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2014 Goals

In 2013 I made goals, I made them SMART so I’d have a better chance of accomplishing them.  A better chance however did not guarantee success.  Even though I didn’t accomplish them all, it’s not to say I didn’t accomplish … Continue reading

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What I Did This Summer. A Wrap Up of Sorts.

It seemed like yesterday I made my Ode to Summer. Just as summer unofficially came to a close, we seem to be in the midst of a reminder that it is not officially over.  Technicalities really, but close enough. How … Continue reading

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No Skinny Jeans for this Girl

I recently came across this: The 157lb dissection. I loved it.  I love her honesty, how she just lays it all out there asking us to judge her.  My favorite line?  “The way you look should be a by-product of … Continue reading

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Ode to Summer

Summer is here! Summer has wasted no time getting re-acquainted.  Besides the sudden onset of heat and humiditiy, there are some things worth looking forward to… Fresh berries, fruits and the slew of super colorful fresh veggies busting out of … Continue reading

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A Spinster’s Treat for her Valentines: Ginger Spiced Palmiers

In my perpetual single-dom, February 14th used to make me a little sad.  But now that I’m old and supposedly a bit wiser, I now have come to a realization. I may not have a Valentine, but it doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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Making SMART-er Goals for 2013!

It’s that time of year again.  That time when we do one of two things.  Make resolutions or resolve to not make resolutions because they never stick anyway. Let me admit, I am in the second camp. This year, I’m … Continue reading

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The Pack Rat makes some Stuffing Pockets for Dinner

I am not a very sentimental person, but I am a pack rat.  Not to say nothing holds a special meaning to me.  Plenty of stuff does, but I hold on to things because I’m more afraid that once I … Continue reading

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The Importance of Small Victories

While I was in business school, one lesson I took to heart was the importance of celebrating small victories.  When you have a group of hard workers trudging their way to achieve some goal, you have to make sure they … Continue reading

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