Regret, it’s a funny thing........ and we all have regrets. I remember the season like it was yesterday. It was a week and a half before spring furniture market; my busiest time at work, a week before an overnight trip to Washington DC with my youngest son and a week since I had to make … Continue reading The 15 Minutes that I will forever regret
Thanksgiving………. a time when we stop and reflect on the things for which we are thankful. Being ‘thankful’ is something I think we all take for granted. Each year at this time we focus on the things we have been blessed with in our daily lives. Thanksgiving means something very different to me this year. … Continue reading Thanksgiving… A time for forgiveness!
When Claire and I talked about my 50th Birthday blog post we thought it would be great to discuss the ‘50 things I have learned in 50 years’. It didn’t take me long to determine that there were definitely 50 things I learned……….the problem was with my age now I can’t remember them all. So … Continue reading Happy 50th Birthday Karla!
Winds of Change! One of my favorite scenes in Monsters, Inc is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-W-UJk6tyw Does anyone really like change?? I am a creature of habit. I do not like change! I will admit that I can be stubborn when it comes to change. I like being comfortable in my surroundings; I like the familiarity of … Continue reading Winds of Change
Ahhhh, spring!!! I can't say spring is my favorite time of the year............because it's not, that would be SUMMER!! I love summer! But spring means summer is on it's way. And what better way to get in the spring season than with a cute dress, open toed shoes and a floppy hat! If you live … Continue reading Style Me Southern: Spring Has Sprung
Are you a part of the Make-Up Madness Club? I’ll bet you are!! If you have four main make-up items that you use every day but have tons of odd impulse purchases in your make-up drawer than YOU are part of the club! You know the items I am talking about; the Clinique lipstick you … Continue reading Make-Up Madness
Karla's Perspective: As women we are expected to be graceful, gracious, loving, kind, efficient, and strong; all while possessing the qualities of someone who can handle everything and handle it well. An acquaintance once told me ‘Karla, as a wife, mother, and person who works outside of the home, you can do any combination of … Continue reading International Women’s Day: What It Means To Be A Strong Woman
Nothing excites me more than going to the mailbox and finding and envelope with my name on it. It feels like Christmas morning when you notice a colored envelope with your name handwritten in a familiar pen. I find myself tearing open the envelope even before I get back to my house. My mind immediately … Continue reading The Handwritten Note
If you are under 40, please proceed with caution. This is not meant to scare you! Aging gracefully……………… what men do naturally and what women desire more than anything. Well let me tell you my two cents worth!! There is NO SUCH THING! Sorry to burst your bubble but ‘aging gracefully’ is not a physical … Continue reading Aging Gracefully
I am a firm believer that there is no magic shampoo that is going to make you love the hair you were born with or completely transform the problems you are having with your hair. The goal is to have clean hair that is moisturized and doesn’t look dry and frizzy but doesn’t look flat … Continue reading Gee Your Hair Smells Terrific