Avoiding the New Year Blues

Year after year, I used to feel terrible when the holiday season ended. From Fall to Christmas, it was like I was operating under a veil of holiday cheer. During the Fall, the weather was just right and it even felt cozy to be indoors. I immersed myself in fall foliage drives and everything pumpkin. …

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New Stay at Home Mom

The transition from working mom to stay-at-home mom(SAHM) wasn’t an easy one. My previous role as an Registered Nurse(RN) was clear and structured, but I had to define my role as a SAHM. I had no management to guide me in the right direction or determine my value. I had to take a lot of …

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Life Update | Pet Loss, Pregnancy, New Job

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted, and it feels so good to write again. In the past 18 months, my life has drastically changed. The first month I was gone was filled with a lot of pain, but as time went on many great blessings followed. I’ll start from the beginning. Then I’ll …

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Weekend in NYC| Central Park Zoo

Our first tourist destination in New York City was the Central Park Zoo. We went early on a Saturday morning. Before even walking around the zoo, we stopped by the cafe. We got cappuccinos all around for a little bit of energy and warmth. We then ventured out into the zoo. Most of the exhibits …

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My Brooklyn Brownstone Experience

In March I visited New York City for the first time in 17 years. My memories of that childhood visit were few and far between, but I've always envisioned NYC as this mystical place. Maybe I've seen too many episodes of Sex and the City and Gossip Girl. My trip didn't quite hit those unrealistic …

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Why I Stopped Blogging

I stopped blogging because my heart wasn't in it. I lost focus of why I started my blog in the first place. It was intended to just be a fun hobby. Everything I wrote was organic. There was no pressure to impress anyone. No expectations that people would even be interested. My blog was parallel …

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Constantly Distracted

I think many of us are guilty of living our lives clouded by distractions. We work so hard in our everyday lives, that we enjoy the carefree feeling that mindless activities bring. Distraction is fine in moderation, but it can take on a life of its own. It can hold you back from important experiences …

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Quick Getaway to Asheville pt. II

Asheville has become like a second home to my husband and I. We have all our go to shops and restaurants. There’s nothing like Asheville in the summer, but I enjoy visiting in the winter as well. Regardless of the season, we seem to always end our night in Downtown Asheville. During the past few …

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Quick Getaway to Asheville

Last weekend my husband and I decided to take a quick trip to Asheville, NC. We both had a three day weekend and it seemed like the perfect opportunity. We agreed that we wanted to stay somewhere nice enough to relax and feel at home. The trip is a two hour distance by car. We …

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