According to a recent article at Time.com, the number one thing that holds people back from success is… *half-hearted drumroll* ATTITUDE. *sigh* I SO get this. There are days I know I need to rally. I want to rally. But then you know, you’re tired. Anyone else up for being carried around? Or distracted. Somewhere else. I’m sure you’ve seen this before. Or felt this: You’re frustrated. You’ve lost your focus. You need an attitude metamorphosis. So get ready.  Here’s… Read more »

Brr. It’s not officially winter yet, but it’s been cold. So I’m offering you some merry and bright stuff. You know, for lifting smiles and warming hearts.  Sweater weather. Cookie accessories! I’ve been cozying up to the warm oven baking. Did you know there’s a difference between dutch process cocoa and regular baking cocoa? I think it was Ina Garten who said, Once you go dutch, you never go back (but don’t quote me on that). I tried dutch cocoa… Read more »

    On a trip to Virginia Beach last December, I got up early and watched the sun rise. I still think about how cool it was to sit on the dark beach and watch the sun peek above the horizon. So when the hub and I went to Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge in Virginia Beach last weekend Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge I realized I had the opportunity to see the sunrise at the beach again. So I… Read more »