Category Archives: About Me

Random Acts of Kindness wrap up

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I gave myself until the end of January to complete my 30 acts of kindness from when I turned 30 last January.  I’ve completed my list, but the kindness lives on.  I’ve signed up to do a few regular volunteer gigs, such as working at my local food pantry and helping out with Garbage to […]

Batman and Robin visit The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital

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Today Alex and I dressed up as Batman and Robin and visited The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital for their Halloween parade.  The kids go on a parade route through the hospital and collect candy and other treats. We passed out crayons and coloring books. Everyone was excited to see Batman and Robin… even the big […]

Meet Walter- Our English/Frenchie Bulldog!

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This week we welcome Walter Wrinkleton Lear to our family.  All dogs have to have a crazy middle name, right?  I think it was in the owner’s manual…my first dog was Benjamin Maxamillion Sheffield, so there you go. What a timely arrival, just as Will and Kate introduced George Alexander Louis to the world- we […]

Light Summery Cocktails and Pickled Cherries

I’m back on the raw diet in full force which means I am trying to look for healthier options when happy hour comes around.  I found this deliciously light and sweet Red Red “Vine” Cocktail on yummly. You’ll need: 12 Fresh Concord grapes 2 oz Bulldog Gin 2 Fresh mint leaves 1 (.25-inch) slice Fresh […]

Wedding Dress Preservation- Yes or No?

Sorry for the long recess on my part- I’ve been putting a lot of focus into my photo studio and website, Lola Studios.  I recently submitted my wedding dress for the wedding preservation that came with a discount when I got my dress.  My wedding was last August and I finally found the time to […]