I’ve never done Black Friday shopping

And I don't intend to start now. I'm just not that into "stuff", and with options like Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday, I know where my alliances lie. I shopped as much as I could at small businesses last year, and it was such a great experience. No disgruntled employees, screaming children,... Continue Reading →


11 Things To Know Before You Date A Bookworm

This. This is definitely me.

Thought Catalog

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1. Sometimes we just need to be alone for a little while. Nothing’s wrong. We’re not upset with you. We still love spending time with you. But we are accustomed to a certain amount of quiet time in our daily lives, and sometimes we just need to sit down with a good book for a few hours in order to feel refreshed and energized.

2. When you’re upset, sometimes our first instinct will be to suggest a certain a book. We’re not trying to be cold or unhelpful or pushy. We’re just trying to share a special piece of literature that has gotten us through some of our most difficult moments. Bookworms often have deep, emotional connections to many different books, so if we suggest a book to you, it means we really want to help you as much as we can. 

3.Discussing e-Readers is not a…

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Last night, I worked out with a friend who is much younger than I am, and also much more fit. It was a challenge that was so rewarding that today I can barely walk without looking like Bambi. In honor of my pain, I've re-titled some of my favorite classic  Disney songs to reflect the... Continue Reading →

Over the rainbow

Last night, my mom hosted a gathering of her, my aunts and two of their cousins we hadn't had a decent visit with in 7 years. In our unwavering tradition of being Italian-American, there was enough food for a small wedding and mom played bar tender. I was honored to be seated at the table,... Continue Reading →

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