Personal Ramblings

Happy Girls

“Happy girls are the prettiest.” — Audrey Hepburn Ah, isn’t that the truth? I recently was reminded that beauty fades but smart is forever. I’m hoping that happiness is forever […]

3 Things to Learn from Daily Candy’s Demise

Like many, I was surprised to learn that Daily Candy was shutting down after 14 years in business. The popular city guide / shopping guide service started with a small […]

Sun, Surf, Sand and Babies

“Laughter is an instant vacation.”  – Milton Berle We recently took a family trip to Hawaii with Grandma and Grandpa Faiola. My Dad had a medical conference and invited us […]

Cupid’s Arrow

I couldn’t resist dressing up Lily as a mini cupid for Valentine’s Day. This little girl has a straight shot into my heart, and thank you for being in ours […]

She Sits

Little Miss Lily has fully gained control of her trunk and can actually sit and play. It is amazing and delightful and so nice. Of course, we don’t leave her […]

Bramble Chili Cook Off + winning chili recipe

Competition was fierce at the Bramble Berry office for our first annual Bramble Chili Cook Off! The only requirements were to cook up the heartiest, spiciest, best possible pot of […]

New Creative Outlets and Rivalries

One of the joys I have in life is creating; it’s how I got into soapmaking. I love crafts of all types (don’t believe me? My crafty boards on Pinterest […]

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