Valentine Special: 5 Tips for Maximizing the Love from Elvis, aka The Super Love Lab

Dear Daughters, Here’s a tribute to our late, great Elvis! May we all follow in his big love lab pawprints!! Sing it if you know it! Who’s afraid of the big, black dog… the big, black dog … the big black dog….? Nobody, dudes. I’m a lover not a fighter. I LOVE giving love and I … Continue reading Valentine Special: 5 Tips for Maximizing the Love from Elvis, aka The Super Love Lab

Why I’m Dusting Off This Secret Hobby for 2021

Dear Daughters, I’m reviving a lovely little activity this year; one that promotes serenity, gratitude, and a more dynamic connection with nature. Writing Haiku! In case you are unfamiliar with this type of literature– A haiku is an unrhymed Japanese poetic form that consists of 17 syllables arranged in three lines containing five, seven, and five syllables, … Continue reading Why I’m Dusting Off This Secret Hobby for 2021

I lived in Papua New Guinea for 2 years…Here’s what it was like

Dear Daughters, This Coronavirus Pandemic is horrendous. It’s scary, stressful, depressing, inconvenient, and certainly tragic for the many who’ve suffered, died, loss their loved ones, their jobs, their homes, and so on. But here’s the thing. Despite the social restrictions, I don’t feel isolated at all. Not like I did when I spent 2 years … Continue reading I lived in Papua New Guinea for 2 years…Here’s what it was like

Why a Family Signature Recipe Contains a LOT More Than Ingredients

Dear Daughters, Today I’m sharing a cherished category of women’s wisdom with you. The Family Signature Recipe. Featuring our family’s most beloved course. Dessert! When you girls were youngsters, one of our favorite going-out-to-eat traditions was reverse dinner. Also known as backwards dinner. Also known as “save room for dinner” dinner. So to honor our … Continue reading Why a Family Signature Recipe Contains a LOT More Than Ingredients

Wisdom Practices For Creating a Joyful Life of Meaning (from my Grandma)

We are inspired by those who, despite unbelievable pain and hardship, have chosen to become victors. Judge Glenda Hatchett Dear Daughters, Let me tell you about my mother’s mother. Her given name was Anna, but her friends and family called her Ann or Annie. She possessed a sweet, sassy, joyful spirit and a fierce determination. … Continue reading Wisdom Practices For Creating a Joyful Life of Meaning (from my Grandma)