the bergamot…

the longer i live in nashville, the more i realize how many talented musicians there are in the world.  most of them we (the public) will never hear of.  (yes, mom, i did just end a sentence with a preposition).  it is a bit sad to me.  there is so much talent and what i hear on the radio is rarely full of the high level of talent that is available.  that explains why i do not listen to the radio very often. every once in a while, i try and share with you a musician that... Read More

wednesday humor…

so, today has been a tough day for me.  then, somebody sent this to me.  i LOVE this video.  i don’t even have a favorite part because it’s just too funny.  i will tell you, though, that i also cry if i am below a 3 or above a 6…. you NEED to spend 4 minutes watching this!    Read More

christmas cards…

i love christmas cards. i love all the pictures and all the notes about what people i love are up to.  here is how i displayed them this year. this is the big mirror in my dining room/kitchen. i still haven't taken it down. i just love them too much! this year, i am inspired by my dear friend to keep those cards meaningful all year long.  this year, she included a note about how she uses these beautiful cards all year long. i will probably take down my cards after valentines... Read More

“becoming odyssa”

in august, i wrote a post about a woman named jennifer pharr davis.  she currently holds the record for the fastest thru hike of the appalachian trail.  she and her husband are inspiring people.  check out the post to read more about them. or just google her. lots of fun videos of interviews to watch. about 2 months ago, i read jen’s book, “becoming odyssa.” it is about jennifer’s first hike of the appalachian trail.  she was just out of college and... Read More

jacksonville…last minute christmas gifts that sparkle…

well y’all…the clock is ticking.  christmas is almost here.  and, i am betting some of you have not finished the christmas list.  and, i BET there is a woman on your list who likes diamonds.  i mean, they are a girls best friend. MIRIAM’S JEWELERY...a wonderful gem in jacksonville with some BEAUTIFUL jewelry.  estate pieces, pearls, smaller pieces, statement pieces…all the beautiful things that sparkle and light up the eyes of the woman you love. ... Read More

tall and sassy…

that is how i felt on friday!  why, you might ask…well, this is why! these are my  new SASSY shoes.  they are so much fun!  i got them, if you can believe it, at burlington coat factory.  yes, tis true.  burlington.  for $20.  yep.  $20.  they are pretty comfy.  and, i feel so tall and sassy in them.  big smile about them.  🙂  oh, i got some fantastic boots at burlington as well.      i cannot even fully describe how awesome these boots are! ... Read More

i can’t believe i am going to admit this…

but, i am. here’s the admission… i am becoming a runner.  it’s true.  i don’t know how it happened. i have NEVER been a runner.  even when i was playing soccer in high school, i was a TERRIBLE runner.  here is what went through my head, “i hate this.  this hurts.  why am i doing this?  why would anyone do this.”  so, i would stop.  my coach would yell at me.  and yell.  and, yell some more.  and, yet, i didn’t move. fast forward... Read More

she really loves cats…

i am selling my car.  yes, those are related.  because i am selling my car and trying to get my head around my new job, i haven’t had any time to post.  i moved to 3 times a week and now i am having a difficult time keeping up with that.  i PROMISE i will get back to normal soon…well, at least by the end of AUGUST.  please stick with me.  i love this blog and am so thankful for y’all who read it.  so, don’t give up on me. in order to keep you here,... Read More

i can’t afford lancome…

i wish i could.  my mom would give us her free gifts from her purchases and i got hooked on their eyeliner.  it is so smooth, easy to sharpen and goes on without clumps or spots.  i would use those free black and brown eyeliners until i couldn’t hold them anymore due to their diminished size.  THEN…i found something just as good….and IN MY BUDGET!!!!! i get the soft kohl kajal eye liner pencil.  in 5 COLORS!!! this is the jungle green...  i get the sable... Read More

an unexpected thank you note…

so i received a thank you note last week…from a clothing company…for ordering clothes. i had to post about it because this has NEVER happened before…EVER. i am used to thank you notes from friends and family and i love them but who gets thank you notes from a clothing company?! after i got over the shock of the note, i went in my room and tried on the pants. AMAZING!!!! my best friend had them on when she came to town and i thought they looked great on her.... Read More

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