Lifestyle

It’s Official! I started a Vlog

Wendy / February 4, 2019

It’s official! I started a Vlog. I will admit that creating a vlog was simple in my head. So why a vlog and why now? Honestly, I had been struggling with blogging, establishing the right format, grammar, and I always seem to misspell a word or two. Gary V’s voice in my head; not everyone is good at blogging, find…

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Lifestyle

Don’t take my good deed away.

Wendy / January 21, 2019

For years I thought it was a sign of weakness to allow anyone to help me. Why would they want to do something nice for me? The ironic thing is I would often pay for meals, going out of my way to help or pay for coffee. I did these things because I liked the feeling of helping others. What’s…

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Fashion

Recycling clothes in your closet

Wendy / January 15, 2019

I look forward to January, not because it’s a new month or a new year. NOPE, sister, it’s sale season and my opportunity to purchase new tops is upon us. Why tops and not pants? I can spruce up my wardrobe with new shirts while keeping the same pants. Bada Boom! Let’s work on recycling your closet. Something I have…

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Development, Lifestyle

My story of limiting beliefs.

Wendy / January 3, 2019

For years, I convinced myself a college degree would ensure respect and people of authority would listen. If only I had an education… I would be able to accomplish all the things I dream about. Write a book, own a business and feel like I had a purpose. Mostly, I wanted to feel respected. This is my story of limiting…

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Development, Lifestyle

I created a list of accomplishments, why?

Wendy / December 27, 2018

I am not a fan of resolutions.  Perhaps it’s because I never keep them, of course, I get all excited and I am all in… for the first 2 weeks, then life gets in the way and I am back to the same routine. Several years ago I broke the cycle and decided to create yearly, quarterly and monthly goals…

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Lifestyle

My Mothers Easy Chocolate Pie

Wendy / November 30, 2018

I find it interesting…  Sometimes I cannot recall where I park my car, however I remember being a child and learning how to make my mothers chocolate pie. This past thanksgiving my daughter and I decided to bake this pie with the traditional Meringue on top. It will be a tradition passed from my mother to me, and now my…

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Lifestyle

Cozy movie day essentials

Wendy / November 17, 2018

Holidays are not complete without at least hot chocolate and a movie day! Ignore the myth of taking time for yourself is selfish, it is necessary. A down day or at least some time to relax is good for our mental and physical well being. I enjoy movies so here are my cozy movie day essentials. Wait, I have a funny…

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Lifestyle

Luxury Movie Theaters, Treat Yourself.

Wendy / November 15, 2018

 Movies during the holidays is a tradition in our home, well actually, we love going to the movies all the time. This year, I am looking forward to seeing the new Disney movie, Marry Poppins Returns! out December 19th. It is rare we don’t see a new release on the first day, and now that the new Luxury theaters are popular, it…

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Development

How to get through the holiday with adult children

Wendy / November 9, 2018

I was sitting in a restaurant when, for the first time I heard my child say to me… I don’t think we can spend all day with you on Thanksgiving. As I started to tear up, I remember thinking this day would come; yet somehow I was not prepared. Is anyone ready for that? Family dynamics are changing and I…

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