Gratituesday 1.29.19 – Pruning Season!

Gratituesday 1.29.19 – Pruning Season!

Hello and welcome to Pruning Season! I was going to put my Weekly Lists off for another day and I had to stop by myself. I need as much positivity in my life as I possibly can right now, so I thought it best to pause and reflect today! While there are not many updates...

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Vendors I Love: AMY SIMS PHOTOGRAPHY

Vendors I Love: AMY SIMS PHOTOGRAPHY

I met Amy a few years ago working on a wedding up in Tarrytown. And then our paths kept crossing. I love her positive energy, and just as she mentions in feedback from a bride below, she's just so cheerful to be around. Every year, the folks at 501 Union open their...

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Gratituesday 1.22.19 – A World of Unknown

Gratituesday 1.22.19 – A World of Unknown

As I've said lots lately, in living in a World of Unknown. Yes, I've always had lots of flux, but this is ridiculous. I am in the middle of a housing transition and there are regular shifts in my business. Surprisingly enough, I am taking the lack of firm answers and...

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Gratituesday 1.15.19 – It’s Going to Be Okay

Gratituesday 1.15.19 – It’s Going to Be Okay

It's all about perspective. And that good news is that it's going to be okay. I mean, perhaps I just need to repeat the phrase over and over again to believe it. But truthfully most of us are just experiencing first-world problems. We may think that everything is...

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Desire Wednesday 1.9.19 – Inner Superpower

Desire Wednesday 1.9.19 – Inner Superpower

As I crossed Broadway to enter my co-working space this morning, started to consider how I would prompt today's 15-minute meditation class. And the idea of our Inner Superpower came to mind. (Honestly, I don't know where these thoughts come from...!) It may be from...

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Desire Wednesday 1.2.19 – Stillness

Desire Wednesday 1.2.19 – Stillness

Yesterday I hosted my annual New Year's Day Open House. After we were all full of black-eyed peas, corn bread, salmon croquettes & collard greens, I offered everyone a reading from The Moon Deck. There are a number of "spread" options and surprisingly enough, everyone...

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Celebration Thursday 12.27.18 – Positivity

Celebration Thursday 12.27.18 – Positivity

In tonight's counseling session, one of my beautiful couples spoke about an experience they shared. When I asked R what he needed, he struggled a bit and his courageous wife finally said, "You'd like for me to complain less." While it was not quite what he was asking,...

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Creating Rituals

Creating Rituals

We are surrounded by ritual. I am not just saying that because I spend a good chunk of time writing and performing wedding ceremonies. When I speak to my couples about rituals, some look at me with fear or doubt. Yes, the definition of 'ritual' comes from a religious...

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Sautéed Collard Greens Recipe

Sautéed Collard Greens Recipe

Every January 1st I host an Open House for friends and family. From my years in Atlanta, I serve traditional Southern foods for luck and abundance in the new year. This sautéed collard greens recipe totally fits the bill. While this dish is usually made with ham...

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Gratituesday 12.18.18 – Being proactive

Gratituesday 12.18.18 – Being proactive

I've reached an age where I'm done "paying my dues." Actually I reached it years ago. Instead of being proactive, I sit back. I'm active and available, but passive. So that means that I am largely waiting for things to happen rather than going out and getting them. In...

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