Despite everything that happened this past week, I cannot help but keep a smile on my face. Here’s how I’ve learned to appreciate the grey.
What a week it has been. I am finally back home in my beloved Chicago, my darlings, only be traveling to Arizona very soon. You can only imagine the packing and unpacking that has been going on. But I am so grateful to be living this full and wonderful life. I am so blessed.
Unplugging with my best girls calls for a trip that allows us to recharge, reconnect and remember how much we’ve always enjoyed each other. From simple beach getaways, to bustling urban centers, to adventures only tackled once in a lifetime, these are some of the locations on my wishlist that are perfect girlfriend escapes.
How those of us 50+ can combat feelings of loneliness by findings commonalities in groups with others and being more proactive about making friends.
Like me, America enjoys moments of pampering and little pleasures (bully sticks are a favorite). But aside from treats, our pets deserve indulgences just for their pleasure and remind them to live in the moment.
Asked to divulge in pieces of advice for sons and daughters, here are my three bits of wisdom for the next generation.
Learn to be free by living in the present moment and embracing the imperfections that make us unique.
In this post and in celebration of Mother’s Day, I discuss the special gift my mother gave me that helped me become the woman I am today. I am my mother’s daughter.
Weekend Musings: For My Southern Darlings, Travel Inspiration, A Foolproof Way To Communicate With Daughters, A Letter of Gratitude to My Sisterhood of Women Over 50, Girl Talk at 3 AM, Baking–Loaves of Love For Me and For Future Generations & The Best Mother’s Day Gift Is From The Heart
Above all, traveling is one of my very favorite things to do, and what’s even more special is now being able to share the experience with my 26 grandchildren.