2015 Year in Review

Thursday, December 31, 2015 , , Permalink 0

As we near the end of 2015, it's a good time to take stock of where we've been. I've chosen a single photo and a few post links to sum up each of the past twelve months. Join me as I celebrate the close of one wonderful year and welcome all the possibilities 2016 offers. New look for the New ...

Bachelor Bracket – Season 20 – Ben Higgins

Post Update *** Missed an episode? Everything you need to know is right here! *** Episode 1 Recap Episode 2 Recap Episode 3 Recap Episode 4 Recap Episode 5 Recap Episode 6 Recap Episode 7 Recap Episode 8 Recap Episode 9 Recap Women Tell All Recap Finale Recap It's that time, again! Just one week from today we'll be entering Season 20 of The Bachelor! My girlfriends and I have a standing date with The Bachelor and ...

10 holiday gifts for the foodie on your list

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 , , , , Permalink 0

Still looking for some good holiday gift ideas? You're not alone. I just started shopping yesterday. My recent gift research has focused on edible gifts. While this is mostly due to consideration of the recipient, it may also be related to my own deep and passionate feelings on food. Whatever the motivation, my hunting has uncovered a wealth of ...

Dream Diary: Fiona has a daughter

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 , , Permalink 0

I'm a dreamer. Not a head-in-the-clouds, life-through-rose-colored-glasses dreamer. No, a dream-when-sleeping dreamer. Dreams often serve very useful purposes. It's a way for our subconscious to alert us to something we're overlooking (or avoiding) in our waking life. Sometimes we can even fully tackle a real-life problem to the degree that we never have to address it ...

The single best job advice – for any job, anywhere

Moments before my first rotation, Annie asked whether I was nervous. I wasn't nervous, I was terrified. After briefly trying to determine what the correct answer should be, I admitted that I was a "little" nervous. Annie smiled. Judy, sitting right next to her (as always), in a loud voice (as always), demanded, "What? Why are ...

Holiday procrastination – #HASHTAGHUMPDAY Confessions

Now that my body has finally recovered from November FoodFest (Thanksgiving), I'm cruising into December (according to the calendar, anyway. It's still in the 80s in Florida) in shorts and tee, listening to holiday music and hanging out with Life with Lolo and Genuinely Lauren for #HASHTAGHUMPDAY and Alanna & Company and Plucky in Love for Humpday Confessions. Let's do this!     I confess ...