Well, that was fun..

NOT!! I just spent several days formulating our 2020 household budget..UGH!!! Step one was combing through our expenses for 2019..which was probably not that representative of a “normal” year thanks to a big move and a major home renovation. But the data was still informative.. and I was able to tease out a realistic budget…

They’re back!

Well, I did it. I think the final kicker for me was when my husband and I went out for a drink before a show last December. The place was elegant, the mood was festive and because it was so crowded, we wound up sitting at the bar. As I sipped my overpriced cocktail, I…

Back to Reality

You know how I know I had a great holiday? My jeans are tight.. I’ve got post-everyone’s departed depression and I have a pimple on my cheek. Yup. It was awesome.. I’m not even kidding.. and now it’s back to reality.

STEP ONE

Every Christmas I’d ask for the same gift: a new, Lilly Pulitzer day planner..and every year I’d use it less and less and use the calendar on my i-phone more and more until I finally stopped using my planner all together. But here’s the thing..  In my heart and soul, I’m still a planner type…

Happy New Year!

Down here in Florida, you can always tell who cuts their own grass- it’s healthier and thicker and much less prone to bug infestations, diseases and fungi. When you hire a landscaping service, they just drive their mowers over lawn after lawn  spreading weeds and other nasties from yard to yard all over town. It’s…

Little Red Corvette or SUV?

 All of the stars were lined up for the purchase..most especially the “North star” which was my husband turning 50… Yup, it was time to buy a convertible.  The more we looked, the more excited we became until we finally settled on a silver and black, used BMW-Z4-3.0 Si.  Now let me just say, we…