8 perspectives to help relationships

We all have different types of relationships with other people. Some relationships may have a stronger emotional pull than others. However, each relationship certainly impacts how we react and nourish future relationships. Hence, why it is extremely important to have perspective when it comes to relationships. Let’s start by defining the term, relationship before getting into…

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modern suburban – meets french country living room (facelift)

Our leather sofa and arm chairs took a beating throughout the years – gotta love our kitty paws (including his nails, right?)😽🐾 Transformation I wanted to give our sofa’s a facelift and so I started researching the different types of sofa covers on the market. Considering our animals shed (a lot), getting a darker fabric…

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fighting migraines – my daily battle

You’ve  probably suffered from a headache at some point, right? Headaches are far from fun and can easily be provoked by a number of triggers, such as: cold/flu/infection dehydration stress/tension emotional causes over-activity/over-stimulation lack of proper nutrition and or sleep sensitivity to certain foods, additives, and or alcohol and more…   What can be worse…

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our organic garden

Fresh herbs are delightful for cooking, infusing drinks, and simply attractive in a garden. We have a small balcony garden and have grown many things since we’ve moved in throughout the years. We try to change it up a bit each year to help incorporate different types of flavor with our cooking! This year our…

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got boba?

My first experience with bubble tea was not the greatest 😦 I wasn’t explained what “bubble” or “pearls” in tea actually meant before ordering  (given I was already a picky teenager to begin with) so when I took my first sip – my first reaction was pretty ugly! I took a big sip of the…

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stop overthinking everything!

Everything needs some sort of balance and often times we have to discipline ourselves to find & maintain that balance. “Everything in moderation, including moderation.” ― Oscar Wilde Easier said than done, I know. Overthinking typically leads to negative thoughts and destructive thought patterns. Constant worrying also involves negativity and catastrophic predictions about the future – simply…

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how to make enchiladas filled with chicken and spanish rice! 

This is one of my favorites and definitely most delicious recipes yet! I learned how to make legit enchiladas from my aunt Rosa who married into our family.  I remember those summer days when she would make several different types of delicious enchiladas! Of course, I was right behind her asking all sorts of questions…

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how to re-wick and refill candle holders

Candles make my heart melt! If you know me then you know that I love decorating any and everything with candles. It’s also the top item on my Christmas list each year! Yes, I absolutely love candles 🙂  It’s become a daily ritual in our home to light candles because it feels amazing…creates a relaxing…

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gamer family

Did you know that video games can actually be good for you and your family? Growing up, I didn’t have much interest in playing video games. Sure, I occasionally played Sonic The Hedgehog on our Sega Genesis or Duck Hut on our Nintendo with my older brother but I didn’t find them as interesting or…

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decrease anxiety

We all deal with some form of anxiety now and then. This is seems to be more apparent when we have an event or a holiday approaching –  which means we can get overwhelmed with planning, hosting, and just making sure everything goes the way we envision it to. Whether it keeps us up at…

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