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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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A Look Back and Forward at “Mynewfavoriteyear” through Music.

January 1, 2012

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This image says it all for me. It was how ‘mynewfavoriteday’ came to be.  A simple decision in a time of darkness to run to the light and the only route was to stop and realize what I had in each moment. To not focus on the ocean of unknown but instead on our little […]

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Yipee, Yahoo!

November 20, 2011

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Ok, so nothing fancy today, just the link to my new blog on Yahoo! in the parenting section of Shine.  I am feeling a little like this cute little guy in seeing snow for the first time:) http://shine.yahoo.com/parenting/favorite-day-183200294.html So thrilled.  I will be posting there 2-3 times a week separately from this blog, so would […]

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Coffee is on…Welcome to ‘mynewfavoriteday’

November 17, 2011

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“A smile is the universal welcome.” ~ Max Eastman Waves and smiles to all of you that may be joining us from my new Yahoo! blog! Yay!  So happy you are here and thanks for popping by. Feel free to put your feet up, grab a cup of coffee or glass of wine depending on […]

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The Penn State Trigger: Vulnerabiltiy and Validation.

November 14, 2011

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“When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable.” ~ Madeline L’Engle Oh how true this is.  Vulnerability doesn’t go away with age, but rather it seems to only grow […]

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A sign for the door to your heart…knock, knock.

November 13, 2011

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“We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have.” ~ Frederick Keonig Not a long wordy post today (pause for shock and awe), as I am a bit tired, as a matter of fact, I was just […]

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A peek into the window to my soul.

November 5, 2011

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“Some people wear their smile like a disguise. Those people who smile a lot, watch their eyes. I know ’cause I’m like that a lot. You think everything’s ok, and it is . . . ’till it’s not.” ~ Ani Difranco I know there has been much jubilation in the past 2 weeks as little […]

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Your suggestions? A new playlist for a ‘newfavoriteweek.’

November 4, 2011

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“Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul.” ~ Unknown It’s the second installment of the ‘mynewfavoriteweek’ playlist!  As promised the last one was so successful that we vowed to do it again twice a month.  So […]

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Does a hearty chuckle count for Wordless Wednesday?

November 1, 2011

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“I always knew looking back on my tears would bring me laughter, but I never knew looking back on my laughter would make me cry.” ~ Cat Stevens Ok, so we all know by now, I am just wordy…embrace who you are and go with it, but today I will be less wordy.  I hope […]

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Pebbles and Bam Bam have nothing on The Wondertwins!

October 31, 2011

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  “I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let’s face it, friends make life a lot more fun.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll So much fun this Halloween.  To have come so far in two years is so […]

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