The best dang chili for a cold weekend.

There is nothing better than hearty chili on a freezing weekend in January. We got our dose of snow and we survived but that doesn’t mean that chili wasn’t on the docket since Friday morning. Believe it or not, this is my first batch of the winter. How this is so, I will never know. I guess that means we’ve officially slowed down a little since the holidays and it’s grand!

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5 things you can do for a friend in need.

It’s been a full circle week. What looked like a normal week of kids, work and typical weekly balance challenges took a complete nose dive as of Sunday night. The universe is mysterious but like any hard life event, I learned a little about myself and a lot about my tribe. It was the catalyst for this post as I was so moved by the kind actions and notes people shared with me.

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French essentials.

Happy 2019 my friends! I took some time off to be present and I feel ready for a killer year ahead. As you may recall from this post, we have some travel in the very near future, which, I am quite excited about to say the least! There’s no better way to broaden your perspective than to travel and I am thrilled to have my children with me.

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Up, up and away... <travel is the theme for 2019>

One of my 2019 goals was to travel more. It’s been awhile and with the stresses, challenges and triumphs of co-building a company these last five years, travel was not a priority up until now. Fact of the matter is that I couldn’t. I had young children who I wanted to be around for and starting a new business venture is a very FT job.

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The Key To Partying Harder + Smarter!

Blink and the holidays are over. Just when you finally can come up for air, we have one more windsprint to get through: New Year’s Eve. It’s truly one of my most favorite holidays outside of Halloween. As a Gemini, turning the page to a fresh new chapter and embracing change is something I will always get behind. Change is good!

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2018 learnings + epiphanies.

You know, 2018 was a great year for so many reasons. It really was. I cannot complain. Sure, there were some disappointments but turning 40 was the highlight. With a stronger sense of self, my tolerance and my priorities…I was able to brush off the things that take up precious headspace and I look forward to more of that in 2019. Getting old can be liberating!

Here are my thoughts on the past 365 days...

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