Style. The. Day.

Good Morning!!!! It’s Game Day!!!! ¬†ūüŹąGO COUGS!!!! Last night I had this bright idea! Why not turn my blog banner into a mood / inspiration board? Then I made this little collage of ¬†. . . . . . the best pizza makers in The Pacific Northwest! ¬†( I often save the images Chrislyn shares…

I’m back, beautifuls! Where do I begin?

I will begin with the finale! It was both exciting and dramatic. ¬† Alexa! ¬†Play “Something Just Like This” by the Chainsmokers and Coldplay for my blog friends! The song begins . . . ¬†. . . You are dancing under the stars, on a stone patio of a beautiful estate with the one you…

The Real Fantasy Baseball . . . Chicago Style!

Just a cub?       There is “no such thing” as “just a cub”.   Just a game?   Jay met Ty on the T-ball field at Northeast Tacoma Elementary School 27 years ago. Also, on that day, we met Ty’s mom and dad. Life long friendships began. Jay and Ty played ball together…

It’s time for that seven day . . .

. . . cleanse. Hello beautifuls! I know I didn’t tell you that Mr D and I had one wallop of a flu bug hit us last week. With the wedding just weeks away, I am determined to keep health and glow a priority as I address my list of projects to complete before departing…

Back from Boise!

Hello . . . B e a u t i f u l s ! Happy Tuesday! I am back from Boise! ( When I arrived, it was 30 days until WEDDING DAY!) Jay and his father in law to be had just finished installing a sprinkler system and sod. Since Jay and I crossed…

A Once in a Lifetime Weekend Workout . . .

Hello beautifuls . . . Deep breath . . . . . . you know I have been practicing my penmanship. (Sister Agnatus, grade two . . . my best teacher, would be so proud of me. I believe she will feed my courage from above.) . . . a little nervous because I want…

It’s Love Story Kind Of Day!

Hello beautifuls! Happy April! Happy New Month! Gosh! Happy New Week! For the past several days, I have been in a state of reflection, grabbing moments of rest between a¬†back to normal routine and finishing the¬†taxes. ¬†(Whew hooooo!) Exhaling and elated here. Be prepared for a long post. This mama bird’s heart is full. Last…

Just One Pic!

When I began blogging . . . seven years ago . . . I posted a little feature now and then called ” Just One Pic”. I still love to “play it“. About the same time Kevin Systrom, with Mike Krieger . . . a couple of Stanford guys, must have had a similar idea….

“Remove the weight from your wings!”

34 and I are slowly but surely transitioning into a lighter, more sensible arrangement. To keep myself motivated, I found this simple quote from Erin’s book, Chasing Slow, helpful. It’s presently in my daily mantra and prayer mix. “Remove the weight from your wings.” The one thing I have learned for certain . . ….

A Song For You . . .

I love you in a place where there’s no space or time I love you for in my life you are a friend child¬†of mine And when my life is over remember when we were together We were alone and I was singing this song for you . . . ~ Leon Russell, 1971 I…

Sunday song of thought . . .

“Wear” I am in my mind¬†. . . [No this isn’t me.] It’s “wear” I wish to be next year . . . at this time.¬† Slimmer . . . they fit much nicer now blue jeans . . . black silky tee . . . top coat and black slings. Healthier, with¬†home and¬†self, styled…