Beyond Blessed: A Heartfelt Birthday Thanks

Angie Abundance, Appreciation, Believe, Birthday, Blessings, Celebration, Champagne, Chocolate, Coffee, Cooking, Faith, Family, Feelings, Food, Friends, Fun, Generosity, Gratitude, Happiness, Health, Journey, Joy, Laughing, Learning, Life, Love, Pampering, Party, Passion, Peace, Positive, Present, Rituals, Time, Traditions, Universe, Writing 0 Comments

“The cake had a trick candle that wouldn’t go out, so I didn’t get my wish.  Which was just that it would always be like this…” ~Janet Fitch Dear Universe, Today is my birthday.  Before the day gets started, I just wanted to say thank you for the gift of another year. My life is full of things I am …

Ode to Selfridges

Angie Fashion, Food, Fun, Gifts, High Tea, London, Spiritual Reading 0 Comments

“It is not down in any map; true places never are.”  ~Herman Melville Dear Universe, Well, it’s official.  I love Selfridges.  (Don’t worry Big Ben, I still love you too.) The very first time I came to London in 2011 my mother introduced me to Selfridges.  She explained I had to see it, had to go, had to spend quality …

Freebies

Angie Appreciation, Chocolate, Food, Friends, Fun, Going Out, Movies, Opportunity 1 Comment

Dear Universe, I like free things.  Well really, who doesn’t? I like the free beauty samples that the friendly checkout girl at my drugstore always includes when she’s packing my items.  These last couple of months I’ve scored shampoo, conditioner, hair treatments, toothpaste and lotion. I like when you place an online order and the package arrives with perfume or …

New Year’s Luck

Angie Celebration, Family, Food, Friends, Fun, Future, Hope, Luck, New Year, Positive, Rituals, Traditions, Winter 2 Comments

Dear Universe, Well, 2013 is almost here.  Some people have traditions for the New Year like making resolutions, bucket lists or celebrating with loved ones. While these are worthy traditions, I thought it might be time to expand my horizons and increase my chances for the best year yet.  I hunkered down during a snowstorm, cuppa tea in hand, to …