“You musn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.”

Our life experiences shape our personal beliefs and convictions.  This blog has my name on it for a reason: because it is a forum for my opinions and thoughts.  I choose to share these sometimes very personal thoughts with the world in hopes that maybe I can reach someone who is facing a similar struggle … Continue reading

The Beauty of Letting Go: Five Ways to Move on

The days following the end of a real romance are anything but pretty—they are, at best, sloppy.  As those long days of to-call-or-not-to-call, or in some cases, to-stalk-or-not-to-stalk linger by, months begin to pile up and before you know it, your life has transformed  into the black abyss that was once a happy little union.  … Continue reading

Inspire your soul

“You were given life; it is your duty (and also your entitlement as a human being) to find something beautiful within life, no matter how slight.” —Elizabeth Gilbert     “The real lover is the man who can thrill you by kissing your forehead or smiling into your eyes or just staring into space.” —Marilyn … Continue reading

Little Boy, can’t you find Never Land?

“All children, except one, grow up…” –Peter Pan “‘Puer Aeternus’– the eternal adolescent, the sempiternal Peter Pan – is a phenomenon often associated with pathological narcissism. People who refuse to grow up strike others as self-centred and aloof, petulant and brattish, haughty and demanding – in short: as childish or infantile. The narcissist is a … Continue reading

Things I [Heart] Right Now…

“I like my money right where I can see it…hanging in my closet” –Carrie Bradshaw Katy Perry OPI Collection–Black Shatter    Wedge Ankle Boots, Billie by Aldo Any Dogeared Jewelry– I have this one and it keeps me inspired–love, love, love! LV 2011 Spring Collection Selena’s 2011 Grammy Look (J. Mendel Dress=Delish!) Louboutin 2011… or … Continue reading

“I think I deserve something beautiful…”

 “Every once in a while, a girl has to indulge herself.”  (Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City)  I love… My Pom  My Summers at the Beach   Summer Sunsets  Wishes Young love Travel + Louis Vuitton = My Heaven Japanese Fashion Bubbles   Umbrellas (Please note, only first 3 photos from the top are mine, all … Continue reading

“It took a while to understand the beauty of just letting go”

“If you don’t want me to write bad songs about you, then don’t do bad things.” (–Taylor Swift) My eyes burned.  Crouched in a pool of tears, I couldn’t see—life and everything around me had suddenly become so blurry.  What just happened and how did I get here?  That Sunday morning began like any other: … Continue reading

We’re not in Kansas anymore…

 Let’s face it—women are masters of faking it. From Snookie’s fake-and-bake tan to Meg Ryan’s showcase of theatrical sexual appreciation a la ‘When Harry Met Sally,’ counterfeit no longer reserves itself for faux fashion labels. And Victoria’s ‘secret’ has been out of the box for years now—it’s called padding, and lots of it. But … Continue reading

Babies, Break-ups and a Little Spare Change

I didn’t know how to react.  The news crushed me like a steamroller, leaving me breathless and exhausted.  A mix of emotions swirled around my head and I wasn’t quite sure which to embrace.  Was I happy or maybe angry?  Excited, or envious?  As ego-bending Nostalgia came to sweep me away in memories of the … Continue reading