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(in)RL~ We Need YOUR Story!

It was early on a Sunday morning. Eight women had gathered from all over the city of Rochester to scrapbook and swim. One woman arrived in her red SUV. Another came in carrying a yo-yo. The women danced as they greeted one another. They charged as they ate muffins and drank lemonade. The women heard barking and knew that it […]

The Best Serenade

I was 21 years old before I was actually dating someone when Valentine’s Day rolled around. But as my luck would have it, my boyfriend ended up having knee surgery on February 14th. I went out for dinner with one of his best friends instead, but we will save that story for another day! By the time we got to […]

The Best Valentine

It’s not chocolate. It’s not roses. It’s not stuffed animals. It’s not even books.   The best Valentine is the one you didn’t ask for. May your Valentine’s Day be filled with unexpected gifts! Happy Valentine’s Day!

A Brave Baby Shower

If you have been around these parts for even a short time, you know that I have a passion for party planning. The best part of planning any party is making it personal. As I began preparations for my friend’s baby shower, I asked her this question- do you have any theme in mind? For any given party, I have about 322 […]

Making the Switch to WordPress

The switch has officially happened. I am writing my first post on the new WordPress blog. It feels strange and foreign, like learning a new language and becoming familiar with a new culture. There are several virtual boxes to unpack. And to be quite honest, I didn’t do a great job of packing them in the first place. But lucky […]