The Joys of June

June, to me, feels full of joy. Joyful. No alarms going off at 6 AM. Birds’ songs filling up the quiet mornings. Daily garden surprises. The pool, a lake, the smell of towels dried by sunlight. Dinner on the grill. Homemade ice cream. Fireflies at dusk, fireflies at 2...
The Art of a Handwritten Note

The Art of a Handwritten Note

When I was growing up, we passed notes in school. Here’s how it worked – you had a clipboard with your school work on top and ongoing note to your friend underneath. You’d stealthily write when you could – during class when the teacher wasn’t looking,...

My 10 PR Tips

My 10 PR Tips I’ve been busy creating my new guide “10 Steps to Increase Your Visibility” for my website and to offer those who sign up for my newsletter. Making your business known is an essential piece to the entire business model — with...
Freedom in a (Good) Budget

Freedom in a (Good) Budget

My husband and I have managed our family finances from a budget — or should I say, attempted to operate our expenses from a budget — for years. Well, we always intend to create a monthly budget, but we have a few things (new every month) that prevent us...