Travel: A Day at the Beach

For this blog, I decided to limit my words and use pictures to illustrate my experience. I want to present my weekend in photos from my visit to Fashion Island in Newport Beach and Newport Beach Pier.

Tales: Gift Yourself!

his year being in a place of fortune, I gifted myself a few items that I take great pleasure in using and reviewing. Some are consumable items, while others, I will have for a long time or at least until I cannot find any use for them. I feel like I spoiled myself, but the most significant Christmas gift I received that couldn’t successfully be listed and reviewed was being in the company of other happy people. Sometimes I forget how contagious happiness and laughter is.

Tales: Shiny Things (Affordable Jewelry)

From an early age I understood that while shiny things were nice to look at, I could not own all of them. The first lesson in this came while I was in high school. We had a guest speaker who worked at a law firm and was a well-seasoned lawyer and businesswoman. She essentially spoke…