The gown is washed, the crinoline and netting is cut out, I washed it on cold and hung it to dry, it's been boxed, sealed and addressed. Clearly, I chose to donate my wedding gown to Angel Gowns. You guys overwhelmingly voted in the comments, on a Twitter poll and on Facebook to donate my… Continue reading Operation Purge: Complete!
Change can be scary. Change can be exciting. Change can be....an adventure. Whether it's going on an impromptu Sister Weekend to Galveston during one of the biggest motorcycle rally's of the year, or saying yes to a last minute invitation to drive two hours north with one of your best friends and her two small… Continue reading Saying YES to Adventure
the ability to do nothing really is an art. Many of my friends have small kids, or even babies. I still see myself as the woman who has small children most of the time too. When I envision my life, the life of Wendi, I see my kids at various ages and development, so there… Continue reading The Art of Doing Nothing
Have you ever gone to YouTube and searched "Clean with me" or "Cleaning motivation"? If not, go to YouTube right now and do it. I mean it, try it.....we'll wait. Crazy right? There are hundreds, or maybe even thousands of videos of just people cleaning. Cleaning! I have used cleaning and organizing as a way… Continue reading Cleaning Therapy?
There is something in the air. Maybe it's the change of seasons - I love Fall, or maybe it's something else, but I feel it. I feel like this time next year, I will look back on this post and think 'Oh yes, that was the beginning of...(insert thing here)'. I like it. It feels like quiet… Continue reading Stillness
Phew! The last month....amiright? Well, almost a month, it will be three weeks tomorrow that Hurricane Harvey rolled through South Texas. My city has pretty much gotten back into the groove of things and we've taken some huge leaps in getting everyone back to some type of normal. I was struck with the urge to… Continue reading Storms & The Single Gal
It's true, Friday night's sleeplessness was peppered with Facebook posts, YouTube videos, trying to read on my Kindle, downloading meditation or hypnosis apps trying to help myself get some Z's Sleep. Sleep has been elusive as of late. I've never been one to have trouble sleeping. I could fall asleep, get woken up by… Continue reading Sleepless in Texas
Warning: This is going to be one of those annoyingly positive, gratitude barfed all up in here blog. So if you're intent is to stay grumpy, don't say you haven't been warned. I am having one of those weekends where I don't have a single thing planned. These are the weekends I love. I can just hang… Continue reading Lazy, Grateful, Saturday.
I feel like it's been a minute since I've moved through life with a sense of gratitude. I used to have something I called a Blessings Jar. It was an empty mason jar that I kept on my desk, and when something happened that was a blessing; either to me, or someone else, I would jot… Continue reading Finding my way back to Gratitude
I did a thing today. I deleted my dating apps. I'll admit, it was kind of fun seeing all the men who hit "Like" on my photo, and I have probably benefitted in the self esteem department from it. I had to be honest with myself though, I have no interest in dating or even… Continue reading No Dating Zone