A COVID BIRTHDAY

A COVID BIRTHDAY

I'm another year older, I know, it's inevitable, and this time it's during a pandemic! Fun! I gotta say, there are days that I appreciate the simplicity of life during these times, celebrating a birthday is no exception. I wanted to keep my birthday plans easy and stress-free, restaurants are open, but, it's just not [...]

#NEWWAYS

#NEWWAYS

These are interesting times, to say the least, self-isolation brings "new ways" for us to socialize. I've experienced virtual coffee mornings with the girls, also happy hour, a holiday dinner and a workout, (which I tried today for the first time) not to mention, a family dinner. Connecting with my family "face to face" during normal [...]

Pass some over!

Pass some over!

It's another holiday season, I'm not religious, but  I still like to partake in a variety of seasonal festivities. Regardless of which holiday I'm celebrating, for me, it's about bringing people together and enjoying good food. Unfortunately, during these times of self-isolating brings new challenges, like "where are my dinner guests?" It's not ideal being [...]

IKIGAI

IKIGAI

Ikigai is a Japanese concept for "a reason for being," it's a lifestyle that strives to balance the spiritual with the practical. In a nutshell, what gets you up in the morning besides your alarm clock, what are you passionate about? With the current state of the world, it's hard to get excited about anything. Quite [...]