Personal Ramblings

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 […]

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 […]

Happy 2014

Here’s to a happy, healthy and prosperous 2014! “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.” ―Brad Paisley

A Goal Without a Plan + Contest

A goal without a plan is just a wish. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery Look back over the last year and take stock over where you are today in your personal […]

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