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Living life, full of life ~ “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.”

February 21, 2012

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“Live life fully while you’re here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You’re going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate it. […]

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Stories of Friendship bring ‘anewfavoriteday.’

February 20, 2012

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In deciding to honor all our friends and family with ‘sweet hearts’ on Thursday of last week, I was truly excited to read the stories people would share, and secretly feared that noone would share. How can you celebrate the people in our lives who teach, discover, love, support, shield and embrace us, if noone […]

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“Sweet-heart friends.” Tell us about yours and win a beautiful ‘Sweetheart’ necklace.

February 15, 2012

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I chose this quote, because to me the word sweetheart is universal. It’s about the people that remind of us of A.A. Mine’s famous words forever captured as a quote from Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh. Our ‘Sweethearts’ lift us up, rally when we need them to, hold our hands, and sit quietly offering […]

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11 Questions and one for you.

February 5, 2012

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“Friends are helpful not only because they will listen to us, but because they will laugh at us; Through them we learn a little objectivity, a little modesty, a little courtesy; We learn the rules of life and become better players of the game” ~ Will Durant A couple of days ago, I was feeling […]

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A Balancing Act with a “Mayonnaise Jar & 2 Beers”

January 27, 2012

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This post is by no means original, but it’s worth repeating as we all swirl around in our busy lives, prioritizing, juggling and re-prioritizing.  What’s also lovely about this post, is that my friend K, one of the G8 (my Ya-Yas) sent it to me so that I might specifically share it on my blog, […]

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Building community spirits one dress at a time: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration.”

January 23, 2012

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“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~  Leo F. Buscaglia I am so proud and excited to introduce you our interviewee this week as […]

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Goose in a Bottle?

January 10, 2012

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“Silent gratitude isn’t much use to anyone.” Gladys Browyn It’s been a lovely few days for some reason I can’t quite pinpoint, but perhaps it’s because I feel like I am growing. I often joke with E’s therapists how she tends to plateau and then all of a sudden she will do 3 new things […]

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Finding Moments for Tiny Delights.

January 3, 2012

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“I have never been a millionaire. But I have enjoyed a crackling fire, a glorious sunset, a walk with a friend, and a hug from a child. There are plenty of life’s tiny delights for all of us.” Jack Anthony Tonight as I sat on my bed working a bit while the kids were out […]

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The winner of the beautiful charm necklace and an amazing story…

December 15, 2011

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This image seemed ever so appropriate as I announce the winner of the lovely charm necklace giveaway.  First, let me say that KSP selected the name in a random drawing, so you can both love and hate him…visualize me pointing my finger sideways:).  That said, all of the stories and reasons of who you would […]

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Things that shine created by a person that shines: “Mynewfavoriteweek’ly Inspiration”

December 9, 2011

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“Admiration begins where acquaintance ceases” ~Samuel Johnson As you may or may not know, I love and am inspired by pretty, lovely, and crafty things (although I am not at all crafty).  One of the things I love is all things fashion which includes jewelry.  My sister and I often joked we would like to […]

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