Girls Night

This evening my friends and I decided to meet up and have a couple of cocktails. One of the girls was telling us about a great sale that Dillard’s was having where everything was 65% off and so we decided to do some retail therapy. It was fun looking at all of the different shoes that and catching some really Read More

Ode To Black History

“We can disagree and still love each other unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression and denial of my humanity and right to exist.”  This is a quote from one of my favorite authors, James Baldwin.  I would be remiss if I neglected to make a post in honor of Black History Month.I choose to celebrate the gains and Read More

Book Club

Recently, my girlfriends and I decided to start a book club.  Now this is not your typical book club … although we may have wine, we do engage in discussions about our latest book, and there is always plenty of laughter.  However, what makes this book club unique is that we all live hundreds of miles away from one another.  Read More

Weekend Fun

The thing that I most enjoy about empty nesting is that your weekends belong to you.  No longer am I having to juggle someone else’s calendar and activities.  This weekend I had the opportunity to hit a few cool places and listen to some pretty good music.   My first stop was the Dark Room to check out Be.Be and Neo Read More

Summer Time Wind Down

Who doesn’t love long lazy summer days and summer nights with just a hint a cool breeze?   Just seeing the sunshine brightens up my day and energizes me to want get out and do something.  Now that we are starting to see those bright yellow buses on our commutes to work in the morning, is a reminder that summer is Read More

Empty Nester

Settling into this new lifestyle of empty nesting has taken some getting use to.  Going from never having enough time and constantly needing more hours in the day, to all of a sudden having an abundance of time somehow left me feeling off-kilter most days.  However I am elated to say that is no longer the case!  I enjoy all Read More

Afternoon Tea

     Most people have a preference between coffee or tea; I personally prefer hot tea.  This weekend I visited Mary Ann’s Tea Room located in the Central West End in St. Louis for Afternoon Tea.  Now I do enjoy a good cup of tea, and Mary Ann’s Tea Room did not disappoint.  From the white table linens, the beautiful Read More

Positive Vibes

     I have received so much encouragement this week, and I am glad to see that people have been so responsive to my blog!  Several people have contacted me after reviewing my “50 Things Before 50” list to say that they want to do a specific activity on the list me.  I am so excited about that because having friends Read More