“You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile” ~Charlie Chaplin It has been scientifically proven that smiling releases endorphins that boost our moods. The bigger the smile, either from turning up the corners of our mouths to flashing our teeth, determines the level of those feel good hormones that are shot outContinue reading “Smile”
Author Archives: Angel
A Maze In Love
It’s been a while friends- but I’m back! I have buckled down and completed my book, a poetry compilation titled “A Maze In Love”, now available on Amazon.com, and I’m full of a myriad of emotions. I feel a huge sense of accomplishment by checking my book off on my list, I am proud, andContinue reading “A Maze In Love”
Avoiding Valentine’s Day Anxiety
Valentine’s Day historically has been a day that couples use to express their affection for one another. But where does that leave the happily content singles, the hopeless romantics patiently awaiting the arrival of Mr. or Mrs. Right or the puppy love hungry teens who have been subliminally taught that if no one is woo’ing you, you should stay home and boo hoo hoo (as movies may suggest)?
A Slice of Love
“When I cook, I add a little bit of soul and a lot of love…so serving a meal is me sharing a piece of my heart”~ Angel Although the warmer months are my absolute favorite, just for the fact that it’s WARM, there are some things I find comfort in during the late fall andContinue reading “A Slice of Love”
Summer Road Trippin’
There’s something about loading up the SVU and hitting the road. We enjoy the scenery, singing along to our road trip tunes and snackin’ during the drive. This summer, my 3 piece familia took 3 road trips. One to the Poconos along with my sister and her family, second was Buffalo, NY and lastlyContinue reading “Summer Road Trippin’”
Avoiding a Travel Faux Pas
I’m going to share ideas on destination and travel buddy selection so that your dream vacation doesn’t end up a nightmare! Here are some things to take into consideration when choosing your destination so that your travel story is a happy tale!
Release and Receive
“When we clear the physical clutter from our lives, we literally make way for inspiration and ‘good orderly direction’ to enter” ~ Julia Cameron I have hoarding tendencies. I like to see a little clutter of jewelry, coins and receipts on my dresser; no sooner than i put my shoes in their prospective places, they’reContinue reading “Release and Receive”
Semi Homemade: “Cinna•Choco•Café” Cake
Whenever Walmart puts their seasonal cake mixes on clearance, I grab a few and stash them in my pantry. They always come in handy for a bake sale the children may have, or in this case, a hostess gift.
To Be a Great Dad Today
Of course we’ve heard the saying “any man can be a father but it takes a real man to be a dad”, and if you haven’t heard this, allow me to translate: biologically a man can reproduce and that may be the beginning and ending of fatherhood. A dad is working as provider for ALL needs of their child: essentials such as shelter, food, affection and so forth.
Five Fantastic Father’s Day Gifts
“He [my son] is the reason I go hard…as long as he’s happy, I’m good, and everything else is a bonus.” ~ James Pierre Father’s Day is quickly approaching, and although one of the most important pillars of the family (DADS) seem to get stuck with the short end of the stick when itContinue reading “Five Fantastic Father’s Day Gifts”