Mikeisms 101

I have been very lucky to have the best group of guy friends ever.  They have always been there for me and then there is Mike.… This quote completely reflects Mike’s relationship with me… Only trust someone who can see three things in you: The sorrow behind your smile, the love behind your anger, and…

Julia boulia…My ray of sunshine.

I call Julia my sunshine in the rain. She knew me when I was a youngster at my last job. We both became instant friends and we had the type of friendship everyone at work was jealous of. Seriously there were people jealous of us at work. She is one of my truest friends that…

Happy Birthday Sydney!

Sydney and I have known each other since 18. She was a Tri-Delta sister with me.  I am not the typical girl who you would believe would be a sorority girl, but neither was Syd.  We met and clicked right away. Happy Happy Happy Birthday Sydney!  To the girl who is the best elementary teacher…

Sanam…The wind beneath my wings

Sanam aka my partner in crime, gym buddy, emotional rock, fellow cupcake lover, and best friend. ***We both are also obsessed with Starbucks. I have known Sanam since I was 19. That seems like ages ago. This girl has watched me grow from a book worm into the person I am now. I think everyone…

Happy Birthday JUJU….LOVE U

JUJU…I know I cannot be there with you to take you to Garcia’s, but I want you to know, you are such a dear friend to me.  Actually right now, I’m craving the chips and bean and cheese dip. Julie and I honestly cannot remember where and when we met. We know we are 15…

Newport, RI…A step back to the Gilded Age

If you have not heard the term coined the “Gilded Age,” it may not be such a bad thing. This was an era of extreme wealth in the 1800s when America was just being industrialized. Well known legacies today include the Vanderbilt and Carnegie families. My bestie Alyssa is moving back to the west coast,…

Happy B-Day Amber!

Happy Birthday Amber! Here is to another year and I hope it will be a very memorable one. I have been thinking of the perfect gift for my best friend, Amber Blair (Blackhurst), but nothing can even compare to the friendship she has provided me. Amber and I have been BFFs for 15 years. She…