Tag Archives: Love

K-I-S-S-I-N-G

Kissing_EMOh, Valentine’s Day!! It’s a day where love in the air, couples abound are twitterpated and singles across the country weep at the thought of being “alone.”  Well, no one is ever really alone on VDay.  This day is really what you make it.  In 2007, I had the best Valentine’s as a single woman because I surrounded myself with wonderful friends.  And this year, my boyfriend and I are celebrating in a unique fashion to avoid crowded restaurants and cliche chocolate hearts.  Although, if going out to eat is your thing and spoiling your significant other with chocolates is something you want to do, please do!! There is nothing wrong with the tradition of Valentine’s day. Continue reading


“MAMA, DOES SHE HAVE A BOO BOO?”

EM_sistersMy dear friend, Carly, has the two most beautiful, smart and charismatic daughters I have ever been lucky enough to meet.  She has an adorable 8-month old and a curious 3-year-old.  I went back to my hometown today and met up with Carly and her lovely family to say hello and catch-up on four months worth of time spent apart since I moved away.  I love both her daughters for warming up my heart in ways other children never have.  Her eldest daughter today pointed at a finger on my right hand and inquired about the yellow teddy bear band-aid  it was enveloped in.  She looked up at Carly with Continue reading