Life & Love & Lessons Learned

Cancer Hits Home

When I first opened my boutique, a woman came in with two little boys. They were running all throughout the store, in and out of clothing racks,  and in between the "Don't touch anything" and "Come here right now!" she kept apologizing. As a mom of three kids, I get it. It's almost impossible to… Continue reading Cancer Hits Home

Holidays & All Things Chaotic, Life & Love & Lessons Learned

A Time of Reflection

This time of year is always a time of reflection for me. I don't know about you, but there's something about the snow falling and hearing Elvis sing, "Why Can't Every Day Be Like Christmas" that makes me stop what I'm doing, close my eyes, and remember. And there's so much I remember. And lately… Continue reading A Time of Reflection

Life & Love & Lessons Learned

Living with Parkinson’s Disease

The only time I’d ever heard of Parkinson’s Disease, was hearing on the news that Michael J. Fox was diagnosed. I had no idea what it meant. I had no idea what it was. And then my uncle was diagnosed. My uncle. Mine. When I think of him, I think of New Hampshire, and the… Continue reading Living with Parkinson’s Disease

Life & Love & Lessons Learned

You’re Worth More Than You Know

If you've been following my blog, you know my mom has been through a lot this year; foot surgery, knee replacement, kidney literally never ends. And it's taken a toll on her spirit. Just when she begins to heal from one thing, another pops up, making it harder to deal with her recovery. Through… Continue reading You’re Worth More Than You Know