Awaken Your Magic…

Every day I consciously look for moments of magic in the midst of my often busy, sometimes crazy, day. I hope my moments inspire you to look for your own…

The Magic of Setting Intentions

Last week I walked into one of my favorite local bookshops (where I’m doing a reading in October!) and let my eyes linger on covers and titles, waiting to find just the right one, or for it to find me.  I left with the book, Soulful Simplicity, by Courtney Carver, and I’ve been immersed for the past several days. It’s […]

Raising Kids and Renovating Houses

“Release your attachment to how things ‘ought’ to be and instead surrender to how they actually are.” Dr. Shefali Tsabary My husband and I are serial house renovators. We’ve owned four old homes and our kids have never known one without crooked doors or slanted floors. Obviously, we love old houses. But the problem is, there’s always work to […]

Is Overwhelm a Choice?

Last Saturday morning the alarm rang at 4:30 am. A cold, dark sky met my view out the window. I rolled over and thought of all the reasons we should not be going to the scheduled weekend event. We’ve been traveling so much lately, the house is a mess, the kids are exhausted, I have […]

Seeking Holiday Perfection?

“If Everything was Perfect, You Would Never Learn and You Would Never Grow.” Beyonce Knowles The December issue of Country Living Magazine is sitting on my kitchen counter. On the cover, there’s a pretty white farmhouse. In front of the house sits an old mint-green truck with a freshly cut Christmas tree on top. Every […]

Traveling – The Magic of Holding a Vision

Ever since Tucker left for his Gap year in England, I’d been counting down the days till our visit. In anticipation, I either wrote down, or said the following Intention out loud every day: “I am so delighted that our trip to England to visit Tucker was Magical and full of Ease and Joy.” Keep […]

Father’s Dad Tribute

A few weeks back, I shared a Mother’s Day tribute post. So with the arrival of Father’s Day, and my Dad’s birthday  being just around the corner, I thought back on one of my most special Dad memories. My Dad’s birthday is on the 4th of July. For years we woke to the mixture of him blasting John […]

…did you discover any moments of magic today?

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