Category Archives: Relationships

{Happy V-Day Lovies…}

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What I love most about Valentine’s Day are all those fabulous sweet treats.  Yes. I admit it.  I’m a complete junky for the sweet stuff.  Heh!

Hope you’re V-Day was just as sweet….

xoxo

 

 

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{Magnificent Monday…}

Happy Monday sweet peas!  Hope your day is going deliciously well.  I, for one, am having an unbelievable day for a Monday. Who would have thought that this day would come baring gifts and goodies? Definitely not I darling.  I’m rarely surprised but when one of my besties sent me a few presents to the office today, just because, well…let’s just say I’m out of Kleenex tissues. What a blessing!

But as if that weren’t amazing enough, the pièce de résistance, my iPad FINALLY arrived today (after waiting a month and change for it). Yaaay! Let the iPad insanity begin.  LOL 

How about you love? Did you cave, as I did, and drink the iPad Kool-Aid?  Well, technically Mr. Husband purchased my new pretty, but that was AFTER I talked his ears off about how organized my life would be if I just had this new toy.  Heh!  I guess my method of persuasion really works.

 Enjoy your day beloved! I know I surely will.  xoxo

{Happiness is in the little things…}

Happy Tuesday my darlings! I hope you had a FANTASTIC day.  Forgive me for being completely lax in my blogging responsibilities. I need to find a good balance between my work and my passions. Getting to that point has been quite the challenge of late.  I need to keep reminding myself that all work and no play makes for a dull existence. Who wants that, right?  Thankfully I have wonderful friends who pull me from beneath the mound of paperwork on my desk and get me to smell the flowers…literally.  Ahhh! Happiness is in the little things in life.


These beautiful flowers were sent to me by one of my dearest friends today just because she wanted to bring a bit of joy into my stressful day.  Seeing these flowers on my desk brought an instant smile to my face. I’m truly blessed to be surrounded by such amazing people.

May you, dear readers, be blessed with friends as equally as wonderful.

Tasty Tuesday – Valentine’s Treat

Sure, you can always get an ordinary box of chocolates for your sweetness but what if you gave them one of these delightful gourmet treats?  Ay que rico!

Sources:  (1) Christopher Norman Chocolates ; (2) Dean & Deluca; (3) Savorique; (4) Liddabit Sweets;  (5) Lulu Cake Boutique (NYC)

A Tender Moment

Aww!! The Husband really knew how to pull at my heart strings this morning when he surprised me with my new house key.  He is definitely getting extra brownie points this month.  😉

My darlings, may your Monday be as sweet as mine!  xoxo 

Wordless Wednesday

Working Through the Grief

On December 30, 2009, my beloved Grandmother passed away at the age of 87. The pain, shock and deep and utter despair that I felt was like nothing else I had ever experienced. My life, as I knew it, had been irrevocably changed. Nothing else mattered to me in the weeks that followed her death and trying to climb out of the dark, hopeless abyss of my emotions has been an amazing struggle.

Understandably, the activities that had once given me such joy, like writing and creating, had taken a back seat to my all-consuming pain. Nothing made sense to me anymore and all I had left were these questions that loomed heavily on my heart and spirit. I had many regrets and a mountain of what if’s. I know that only time will heal my wounds and hopefully the vice-grip on my heart will lessen.

As the light slowly filters through my soul again, I gingerly make my way back into the land of the living. Social Media tools like Facebook and Twitter helped to mask my pain in the initial stages of this tragedy but it became pretty clear to me that participating in these forums, before I was emotionally ready, was creating more anxiety in me and would impede the healing process. It was imperative that I disconnect, regroup and renew.

After many agonizing weeks, I feel I can finally breath again. I’m not sure how, but life continues without missing a beat. No, life will never be the same again without my beautiful, loving Grammy. She was the Queen of our family. The Matriarch. And now, the world seems dim without her. But I know that as long as I keep remembering the good times that I had with her, as long as I can see her face in pictures and whisper her name, she will always be with me. She will always be my Grammy. Long live her memory!!! Long live the Queen!!!

I love you Mama!