ASKING FOR HELP WITH MENOPAUSE

Asking for help with menopause should be a “no brainer”, but I, like many women, just thought I could “power through” it alone. It wasn’t until I had a casual conversation with a friend (who happens to be an OB/GYN) that I realized maybe I need a little help. Conversations Women love to chat andContinue reading “ASKING FOR HELP WITH MENOPAUSE”

AVOIDING HOLIDAY FRUSTRATION – TWO STATES OF EASTER

Avoiding holiday frustration can be quite challenging. This is a topic that continues to pop up in conversations with other empty nest women. It seems that many women aren’t open to changing things up when it comes to holiday traditions. Of course, the end result is usually frustration! And I am always surprised by theirContinue reading “AVOIDING HOLIDAY FRUSTRATION – TWO STATES OF EASTER”

LAVENDER HONEY – MY NEW LOVE

A few weeks ago I found my new love – lavender honey! It happened on a beautiful Friday morning when I met a friend for coffee at the Bean Bar. Since I love “sweet” coffee, I ordered a latte with almond milk and lavender honey. My daughter had recommended that I try this in myContinue reading “LAVENDER HONEY – MY NEW LOVE”

RUNNING ON EMPTY – How An Introvert Refuels

It’s Wednesday and I am definitely running on empty. Tired, blah and just plain unmotivated. I don’t have these days often, so it usually catches me off guard. Rather than give in to a “pity party”, I’m going to refuel! How’d I Get Here? How I got here is no surprise! My calendar has beenContinue reading “RUNNING ON EMPTY – How An Introvert Refuels”

THE YELLOW MONSTER CALLED POLLEN

South Carolina has begun to bloom and that means that the yellow monster called pollen has awakened! Just like that, no notice, no warning, just fine yellow particles covering everything. You go to bed with no pollen and wake up the next day to a colorful surprise! The Evidence During the last week, there wereContinue reading “THE YELLOW MONSTER CALLED POLLEN”

ARE YOU A GOOD RECEIVER?

The Christmas Season is here and gift giving is at its prime; however, are you a good receiver? No, I’m not talking about football, but how well do you receive gifts? “When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” Maya Angelou I think most everyone is familiar with the adage “it is betterContinue reading “ARE YOU A GOOD RECEIVER?”

A THANKSGIVING BLESSING

As I pondered what to write for my Friday post, I decided to do something a little different – a post on Thursday! A Thanksgiving Blessing is where my heart landed. As the Thanksgiving Holiday approaches my heart is touched by the many emotions that come with the gathering of family and friends. For some,Continue reading “A THANKSGIVING BLESSING”

BIRTHDAY WEEKEND IN THE MOUNTAINS

Well folks, another year and another birthday weekend in the mountains is in the books! Spending my birthday in “my happy place” is the perfect gift, no wrapping required. In addition, the weather was spectacular and although peak leaf season had passed, there was still quite a bit of color left on the trees. ArrivalContinue reading “BIRTHDAY WEEKEND IN THE MOUNTAINS”