What Are You Grateful For?
I love Thanksgiving! Growing up my fondest memories are of my mom preparing delicious food all day, I love the “smell” of traditional Thanksgiving dinner, even though many of the items I no longer eat, but the smell is ingrained in my memory and connected to pleasant thoughts. Thanksgiving is a holiday where no gifts […]
This time of year can be challenging, between holiday shindigs, indulgent dining, endless shopping and fraught family gatherings. Sometimes it can be really stressful, here are a few tips on making it through the next few weeks. HOLIDAY SHINDIGS Don’t over book, it’s OK to say “NO” there are only a few weekends and you […]
LADY LIKE TEARS
Yesterday my heart was at a loss of words, so my tears had to represent. They were the silent tears, not accompanied by the “ugly face” these were the ones that effortlessly slide down your face leaving make-up in tack. Lady like tears, the kind you could lightly dab with a tissue. I’m amazed at […]
NOLA WHO DAT!!!
Whirlwind Weekend New Orleans- We arrived on Friday morning via Gulfport Mississippi, long story why we took this route, rented a car and drove, after our 2 stop red eye flight. Purpose of the trip was a medical meeting. We departed on Sunday @ 3, so needless to say it was a fast turnaround. I love NOLA […]
Happy 17th Birthday Reggie!
I’m of the age where the reproductive stage has certainly past. The age where some of my friends are grandmothers all ready, I was a late bloomer. 17 years ago I was in BlockBuster, cruising the aisles for new music, this was pre i tunes etc., back in the old days when you went to […]
Friends this has been an incredibly difficult day for me…Take this quote literally. I am on my way to New Orleans, have a happy weekend and tell a family member that you love them. Xoxo, GIGI Related articles Random Quote Quote Quote BE HAPPY!
50 WAYS TO AGE EFFORTLESSLY, WITH STYLE AND FINESSE
50 WAYS TO AGE EFFORTLESSLY, WITH STYLE AND FINESSE 1. Celebrate every birthday as if it were a milestone 2. Practice yoga or pilates or both- a flexible spine is a young spine 3. Challenge yourself–never stop learning 4. Stay engaged with LIFE 5. Stop being angry- it’s not worth it in the long run […]
When the Stars don’t Line Up…
Do you every have a day when everything is off? And you wonder what the heck is going on? Well yesterday was that day. It started off when I could not find a client’s memory card, that had images that would have been irreplaceable. The thought of having to tell her that I “lost” her […]
Your Practice is YOUR Practice
Saturday night we attended a special 2 hour hot yoga event, the room was steamy, the reggae rhythm was bumping, the “quiet storm” perfect pitch voice our yoga teacher Scott was smoothly guiding us through the vinyasa flow. As I struggled through the poses I reminded myself that my practice is just that “my practice” […]
Reggie and I have been on our vegan journey for the past four years. We have explored raw vegan, vegan and vegetarian diets, and have settled into to a vegan/raw vegan combo that serves our lifestyle well. We love good food and are happy with the influx of vegan restaurants around the southland. Tonight we […]