Moment to Moment

Angie Appreciation, Comfort, Family, Friends, Gratitude, Lessons, Letting Go, Love, Moments 0 Comments

Dear Universe, In life we often remember “moments.”  Whether they were ones that stole our breath, ones that we anticipated or ones that we’d rather forget—somehow life can be strung together in a series of moments—almost like a photo album of our lives. Birth, first steps, first birthday, first day of school, first friend, first dance, first kiss, first job, …

Joie de Vivre

Angie Appreciation, Chocolate, Fashion, Friends, Fun, Going Out, Inspiration, Jewelry, Joie de Vivre, Paris 0 Comments

Joie de Vivre… Joy of Living Dear Universe, You know I love Paris and all things French.  More often than not, one can find me wearing my “joie de vivre” necklace.  For me, it’s a reminder that each day is a gift and a joy.  Each day is meant to be enjoyed. The French know how to live.  Specifically, they …

Give Love

Angie Appreciation, Giving, Gratitude, Inspiration 0 Comments

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” ~Mother Teresa Dear Universe, A little over a year ago I was in the library doing research for my last grad class.  By accident, or more likely by fate, I stumbled upon on a book with a title that grabbed my attention: 29 Gifts: How a …

Positive Pause… Go Ahead, Take One

Angie Comfort, Gratitude, Inspiration, Messages, Positive, Relaxation, Signs, Vision Board 0 Comments

Dear Universe, This semester I have a busy schedule.  Okay, a somewhat insane schedule.  On certain days I go from car to class to car to train to class to train to class to car to… it gets confusing!  If I happen to have time to grab a coffee between all this shuffling around—well, it’s a blessing. I hate rushing, …

Make it Count

Angie Appreciation, Dreams, Journey, Memories, Time 0 Comments

“Don’t count the days.  Make the days count.” ~Muhammad Ali Dear Universe, Recently I came across an article titled, “10 Places to See Before They’re Gone.” http://www.earthxplorer.com/blog/10-places-to-see-before-theyre-gone.html The nostalgic side of me kicked in.  Before they’re gone? The traveler in me perked up.  Would there be new spots for me to add to my leap/bucket list?  Expedia was just a …

Date Night

Angie Appreciation, Fun, Going Out, Mothers 0 Comments

Dear Universe, Friday night I took a break from working to go on a date… with my mom. 🙂 We were both pretty tired so just headed to a nearby restaurant with good food and ambiance.  We went early, knowing it wouldn’t be a late night. When we arrived the restaurant was still fairly empty so we grabbed two seats …