Givers Gift Guide-All Under $100

My_Favorite_Things_Linkup_2014Now that it’s officially December, we are officially in the full swing of the Christmas season.  I know a lot of people started decorating weeks ago, but we always wait until after Thanksgiving to break out the Mistletoe candles.   We usually get our tree from the church right down the street the morning after Thanksgiving and decorate all weekend long. That way we have a month or so to enjoy the 3,000-4,000 lights on the tree (I know I have a light problem) and it makes it worth the hours and hours I spend putting up those lights! This year things didn’t go exactly as planned… more to come on that story next week.

So if you are wondering what in the world to get your mom, a special friend, or anyone on your gift list, check out this list of gifts all under $100.  Hopefully some of these ideas will help!Under $100   Continue reading

Embracing the Life You Have

Today I want to share with you an experience I loved!  My Diddy mama and i (yes, I know I spelled it that way, but that’s what I call him) would say you don’t love things, you love people…but I did love this weekend, this entire experience and I loved sharing with it with my mom for her birthday surprise!  After spending two full hours with Oprah on Friday night, I wondered if day 2 could possibly live up to the magnetism she brought to the stage the night before.  I quickly learned the answer to that question was, absolutely yes! The recurring theme from that day was, the life you want begins with embracing the life you have and the life you have is a miracle. Continue reading

We’re going to see Oprah!

DSC03672Have you ever had a bucket list item you really wanted to check off your list? If so, you will understand how excited I am to share this story with you!  Earlier this year I received an email with information about a pre-sale opportunity to attend Oprah’s the Life You Want Weekend.  Like some of you, I watched The Oprah Winfrey Show, read O Magazine, and occasionally watch her network, OWN.  But this was different. This was a chance to see her in person, to hear her and her “trailblazers” speak about life, spirituality and how to live the life you want.  Needless to say, I was ecstatic!

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