Nikki’s Favorite Things: Edition 1
When I find something fabulous, I like to share. But sometimes a fabulous find is fleeting. Like a serum that smells like a dream, but eventually sets your face ablaze. Or a cozy bra that’s easy on the pocketbook, but also hides a criminal underwire that, due to poor construction, will shank you every time […]
So tomorrow will be different, today I’ll be brave.
I fell asleep at 9:00 pm last night. Ten years ago, maybe fifteen if I’m honest, I would’ve laughed at the thought. But these days, I need my sleep. I need to do what I can to shake off the week; recharge and forget some of the nonsense I’ve continued to allow. It’s 1:30 in […]
What’s a day without a sister?
I’m afraid that’s a question I can’t answer. I haven’t lived a day without one. Being the younger one in my sibling crew, I was born into the role — the little sister. But Kim wasn’t. She had a few years of full on only child time before I arrived. I often wonder what she […]
Harvey, Irma and the importance of rainy day funds.
I’m interrupting my scheduled ‘Tips from Pops’ post to bring you (at the request of one VERY pushy daughter) some timely information. Recent catastrophic events – in our hometown of Houston, throughout the Texas Gulf Coast, and now in the whole of Florida – can (and will) have a devastating financial impact on the people […]
With tragedy, comes great clarity.
Writer’s note: This post is a stream of consciousness. It’s a window into life before, during and what we’re left with after Harvey charged through, and then parked his butt over the Texas gulf coast. The past week, or week-and-a-half (what day is it?) has been surreal, to say the least. And before I get […]
Does a nighttime skincare routine make a difference? Yes. Let me reiterate. YES!!
Alright, folks. It’s time to get to the nitty gritty. Dive into the good stuff. As promised in my inaugural skincare post, I’m gonna get real detailed about routines, good and bad habits, best practices, and the products I reach for most often these days.
Lori Ulmer-Hanson: A Gifted Artist, and So Much More
Before I get into why I feel Lori Ulmer-Hanson is one of the most gifted, multi-talented artists on the planet, let me tell you a little bit about how she came to be a part of my family’s life. Or more accurately, how she came to be a part of our family.