Taking on Traditions

Angie Balance, Blessings, Celebration, Christmas, Family, Friends, Giving, Gratitude, Happiness, Holidays, Peace, Positive, Time, Traditions 0 Comments

“…There are often many things we feel we should do that, in fact, we don’t really have to do.  Getting to the point where we can tell the difference is a major milestone in the simplification process.” ~Elaine St. James Dear Universe, The holiday season is a time filled with traditions we love. It’s also a time to reflect on …

Find Your Tribe

Angie Acceptance, Blessings, Changes, Choices, Destiny, Energy, Family, Feelings, Friends, Intentions, Journey, Judgment Free, Kindness, Lessons, Letting Go, Life, Love, Mindfulness, Peace, Positive, Soul, Thankful, Timing, Trust, Vibes 0 Comments

Cheers!  Sending you a cup filled with good vibes! “You must surround yourself with the right people for where you are in life.  In order to do that, start by being your most authentic self.” Dear Universe, Over the past few years something has become apparent to me. Not everyone around you wants to be walking the same path as …

Cheer and be Cheered

Angie Appreciation, Cheer, Family, Feelings, Friends, Gratitude, Happiness, Helping, Hope, Inspiration, Intentions, Uplift 2 Comments

“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” ~Helen Keller Dear Universe, The other day I sent my dear friend an email.  It was a link to a piece I had written and I wanted her to see it. She wrote back so encouragingly, so quickly, so completely excited—just like …

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 …

Arrivederci, Almalfi

Angie Adventure, Almalfi Coast, Appreciation, Blessings, Friends, Fun, Gratitude, Insight, Inspiration, Italy, Joie de Vivre, Journey, Joy, Moments, Opportunity, Peace, Relaxation, Summer, Travel, Vacation 0 Comments

arrivederci: until we see each other again “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.” ~Anita Desai Dear Universe, There are certain places in the world you will never forget no matter how much time passes or how far you go. For me, the Almalfi Coast is one of these places.      Beautiful doesn’t even begin to cover it.  …

Roman Holiday

Angie Adventure, Appreciation, Believe, Friends, Fun, Insight, Intentions, Italy, Journey, Joy, Keep Calm, Roll With It, Rome, Travel, Wishing 0 Comments

  “Intention is one of the most powerful forces there is. What you mean when you do a thing will always determine the outcome.” ~Brenna Yobvanoff Dear Universe,   When planning our trip to Italy, my friend and I knew that Rome would be a must-see stop.  A city filled with history, beauty, religion, culture and food, I couldn’t wait to …

Buon Giorno

Angie Abundance, Adventure, Friends, Fun, Joie de Vivre, Leap List, Lists, Manifesting, Memories, Moments, Opportunity, Peace, Relaxation, Travel, Universe, Vacation, Venice 0 Comments

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt Dear Universe, For as long as I can remember, I have wanted to travel to Italy.  I often joke that I must have been Italian in a past life with my proclivity …

Faith and Fundamentals

Angie Believe, Faith, Friends, Fun, Games, Insight, Lessons, Life, Wisdom 0 Comments

“I think I can. I think I can. I think I can… I know I can.” ~Little Engine That Could Dear Universe, A couple of weeks ago my girlfriend and I had a golf lesson.  Now if you knew us, this image would be funny.  We prefer high heels over flats, beaches over plush greens, and lounge chairs over golf …