I stopped making New Year’s resolutions a long time ago. As the year ends, I could look back at all my failures and resolve to do better this upcoming year. Or, I can look back and focus on all the things I did right. This is as good a time as any to thank you. Whether this is your first time visiting my site or
Know the Distinction Are you shopping for a whiskey snob or a whiskey douche? While the two are close cousins, finding a holiday gift for them requires vastly different strategies. In short, the whiskey snob is out to please himself with a whiskey he enjoys. The whiskey douche is out to make a statement about enjoying whiskey. While I’d like to fancy myself a whiskey
Working from home has its perks and challenges. For some of us, like me, there never seems to be enough time to get it all done. After the morning rush to get the kids on the bus, I sit down to work, and before I know it, the kids are home.
There’s also the added distraction of working in the place where you live: dirty dishes, laundry, a kitchen stocked with your favorite foods, and a pet desperate for your attention. And with no commute or home office, it’s difficult to officially end your workday.
What do people who work from home truly want? More time in the day. More time with our kids. More time to get it all done. Since that isn’t possible, here’s a list of some items that make life easier for a person who works from home.
Cheers to those working from home who make it look easy. And Happy Holidays to everyone!
If you love wine as much as I do, you’re going to want to download the free Vivino app. And, you’re going to wonder how you lived without it. As the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, I’m turning to my favorite wines to get me through the winter. What’s more relaxing than sitting in front of a fire, sipping a glass of wine?
Casually mentioning that I wanted to get a dog one day, he suggested that we get one together. It didn’t take long for me to tell him about my dream dog, the French Bulldog.
At the time, hardly anyone had a French Bulldog, not even in Manhattan. Gasp. Nor did people even know what one looked like. I first learned of the Frenchie years before, when flipping through a magazine, I found a photo of a celebrity and his pet French Bulldog. It was love at first sight for me.
Do you remember when Sundays were a day to sleep late, meet friends for leisurely Bloody Mary brunches, followed by a yoga class? Well, snap out of it. Those days are long gone.
Moving to the burbs morphed me into a soccer mom, a world I knew nothing about. It should be no surprise that I showed up at the first practice completely unprepared.
Here is the checklist I wish someone had shared with me: