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You’re Never Too Old

Angie Celebration, Cheer, Energy, Entertainment, Games, Happiness, Joy, New York City, Notice, Uplift 1 Comment

“Choose to be young at heart; choose to live life filled with laughter and playfulness.  Then watch.  Watch how your soul smiles.” Dear Universe, Over the weekend, my fiancé and I took a spontaneous trip to New York City.  We wanted to see our family because it had been a while and we were missing our niece and nephews like …

Star-Studded

Angie Celebration, Champagne, Entertainment, Family, Friends, Fun, Los Angeles, Movies, Party, Shows, Stars, Traditions 2 Comments

“What did Dom Perignon say to fellow monks after he invented champagne? … ‘Come quickly, I am tasting the stars.’”  ~John Green Dear Universe, I’ve always liked watching the Oscars. The glitz, the glamour, the fashion, the speeches… The friendly betting. For years, my family and I have had an Oscar pool.  We pretend it’s for big bucks, but really …

Paint Nite

Angie Balance, Birthday, Entertainment, Friends, Fun, Going Out, Inspiration, Joie de Vivre, Painting, Party, Passion 0 Comments

“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced.” ~Vincent van Gogh “Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.” ~Pablo Picasso Dear Universe, I’m no Picasso. So when one of my best gals suggested a girls’ night of painting for my birthday (the motto “Paint …

Holy Hallmark!

Angie Believe, Comfort, Entertainment, Escape, Faith, Holidays, Hope, Love, Magic, Miracles, Movies, Winter 0 Comments

Dear Universe, I have a confession.  Don’t judge me.  (Well, I know you won’t.) These past several days I have been sucked into a Hallmark Holiday Movie Marathon. Yes, I said several days.  And yes, I asked you not to judge! How did this happen, you ask? Well, it was the perfect storm of ingredients. This past weekend, I was …

Bublé Bubble

Angie Appreciation, Boston, Entertainment, Fun, Going Out, Gratitude, Inspiration, Love, Music 0 Comments

“It’s a beautiful day, the sun is up, the music’s playing And even if it started raining You won’t hear this boy complaining…”  ~Michael Bublé Dear Universe, It’s official.  I’m in a Bublé Bubble. This past Friday I got the opportunity to see Michael Bublé perform.  I have always been a fan of his—really who isn’t a fan of Bublé’s ballads—and …

Departure

Angie Appreciation, Balance, Entertainment, Fun, Going Out, Gratitude, Home, Joie de Vivre, Journey, London, Memories, Moments, Shows, Signs, Summer, Travel 0 Comments

“Everybody has to leave, everybody has to leave their home and come back so they can love it again for all new reasons.” ~Donald Miller Dear Universe, It’s hard to believe a month has gone by and I’ll be returning home later today. When I booked this trip I wondered if a month would be too long.  There were moments …

Film Frenzy!

Angie Balance, Entertainment, Escape, Inspiration, London, Movies, Relaxation 0 Comments

Dear Universe, I love movies.  I love watching them in the theater or in the comfort of my home, in sweats, under blankets. I like watching new films, foreign films, indie films, classic films and just favorite ones that never get old.  I like when friends recommend movies for me too.  (In fact, recently I was on a mission to …

The Great Gatsby

Angie Books, Entertainment, Fun, Going Out, Inspiration, Movies, Past 0 Comments

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” ~The Great Gatsby Dear Universe, I still think it’s funny that I didn’t read F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby in high school or even in college as an English major.  I didn’t even read it when one of my brothers handed me his copy and …