When life gives us lemons, we just have to make ourselves some sweet lemonade. Here you’ll find our musings, pearls of wisdom, and personal stories to guide you through life’s passages. Explore how to embrace your beauty with style, discover new adventures, navigate the nuances of relationships, pull back the curtain to deal with life changes, and resonate with the reflections of other women.
My hope is that if you, too, have experienced the heartbreak of the estrangement of an adult child or grandparent estrangement, you will understand that you are not alone. In fact, good mother, you will find that many others share in your grief. We need not be silent. Nor should we be ashamed. Though it […]
We all have things we would like to improve about ourselves or for ourselves. And indeed, dear reader, we should always be open to the idea. No matter our age, there is likely something we could do to make our lives better. Whether it be having a cleaner, more organized space. Perhaps we want to […]
*Affiliate Disclosure I adore holiday shopping and this year I’m ready to go all out. I’ve been plotting and planning ways to make this holiday season special. A big part of that, of course, will be where I am and who I’m with. But another part of it will be knowing that I’ve put the […]
I wrote this as I traveled. I was in Paris with my Ultimate Concierge. Travel is truly transformative and I got to thinking about how it can be a form of therapy. I will share my story of how travel helped me in a time of surviving the loss of a love. After a loss […]
I first wrote this story last year during Easter, but I think it is worth sharing how I share a connection with many faiths today. Enjoy, darlings! As my faithful readers know, I am Jewish. However, I grew up in a small town, Kankakee by the Sea, where Christianity was the predominant religion. Therefore, my […]