Happy Blogmas Friday

Hello friends + and happy Friday. So I’m taking a page from blogger Madison Eran from Just M.E. + and yes … I’m officially doing “Blogmas”.  Granted I’m several days late + so this will be my second post related to everything Christmas [my Holiday playlist was first]. This week + work has been busy […]

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Holiday Playlist for Blogmas…

Ok … not gonna lie + I love Christmas music + and almost all kinds with the exception of some current tunes.  I’ve grown up with Motown + Nat King Cole + and Nancy Wilson [which I still love and play often] + but softly landed on some 80s [Feed The World is in my […]

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Sunday Journal: Chit-Chat … 52 List for Happiness [#21]

Hello friends and happy Sunday.  It’s a pretty dreary day today + but that doesn’t eclipse my sun. I’ve had a very productive morning as I wanted to rest yesterday + so I all my chores were done this morning.  I’ve tried to minimize the amount of stress when it comes to tidying by doing […]

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Happy Chilly Friday…

Hello everyone … and Happy Friday.  I don’t know where you reside in the world but it’s been chilly here in the DMV + and my joints let me know this each and every day.  I have been doing my best to try to slow down + and not think about everything I have to […]

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Holiday Favorites

Hello everyone!  Are you counting down yet + well I’m not as of yet because I’m so not ready for the Christmas Holiday + and I think by the time I’m ready it will be Christmas Eve.  However + I’ve promised myself that I’m not going to stress about what I can’t get done + […]

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Sunday Journal: Chit-Chat … 52 List for Happiness [#20]

Hello friends and happy Sunday. I love mornings + or rather beginnings because it’s quiet + and I can be alone with my thoughts [good or bad].  It allows me to gain focus + work out my issues + and drives my day in the right direction. Do you know people that are just happy […]

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Happy End-of-the Month Friday

Hello Friends! Here we are at the end of another week.  This week I was back at work after the Holiday with transit delays + traffic + and 30-degree temps. I seriously don’t mind the cold + but since my knee surgery several years ago + my joints are suffering. So it’s lot’s of yoga […]

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My Makeup Fav’s for Acne Prone Skin

In my last Wednesday’s post “The Acne Talk” + I mentioned that I would share a few of my favorite items that work well with acne prone skin.  While I love several named brands like NARS + MAC + Smashbox + and Tarte + I’ve found that they just don’t work well with my skin.  […]

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Sunday Journal: Chit-Chat … 52 List for Happiness [#19]

Hello Friends and Happy Sunday.  I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving [or Friendsgiving] holiday + and I hope you took the time to slow down relax + and enjoy the time with friends + and loved ones. My Mom left yesterday + and it’s sad because we don’t live close to one another + […]

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Happy Black Friday

Hello Friends and Happy Black Friday!  Are you shopping today?  I’m honestly tired from my cooking marathon yesterday.  I feel like I’ve been either in the store shopping for food for something I forgot + and cooking the food.  My kitchen is small so it’s really is a juggling act. Everything came together nicely + and […]

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The Acne Talk

When you think about acne + you think about something that happens to teenagers + and young adults.  I never had acne when I was a teenager + but I did in my early 20s.  I don’t even remember how I got rid of it during that time or how I felt but + I […]

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Sunday Journal: Chit-Chat … 52 List for Happiness [#18]

Hello + my lovely friends.  I’m feeling good this Sunday + and I’m just thankful for another week + and I’m uplifted by a beautiful post from Beutiflee.  Thanks for the constant inspiration. My daughter told me [the other day] that she liked my previous Sunday post about doing something that brings you joy before […]

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Snowy Friday

Hello Friends … and happy snowy Friday! I can’t believe we got our first snow yesterday. This weather is crazy. I’ve been busy [not busy] + planning for my Mom’s visit for Thanksgiving. Just the moving around of items + and preparing the room has been a task. I know that come January + I […]

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October Favorites

Hello Friends … and my how time is flying. We’re not even at Thanksgiving + and already stores + and television commercials are pushing Christmas. I just want to stop and enjoy November before I rush through full-speed to Christmas. With that being said … the cold weather came sooner on my side of the […]

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Sunday Journal: Chit-Chat … 52 List for Happiness [List #17]

Good morning friends and Happy Sunday [Happy Lords Day].  It’s been a pleasant chilly weekend + but it’s not over yet because of Veterans Day.  It’s nice to really enjoy Sunday without hustling to get ready for Monday.  For as long as I can remember I’ve disliked Mondays + and I believe there is a […]

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