“Hope we can teach our daughters that the word ‘class’ doesn’t involve flying private, wearing loboutin shoes and carrying a Kelly bag. ‘The word ‘class’ and ‘classy’ should mean what happens when you are able to be thankful, able to give and be a true friend to anybody regardless of their background and where theyContinue reading “Class”

Sunday Girl: January 14, 2018

Happy Sunday, friends. I wanted to start off the week with some curated encouragement straight from my inbox. We don’t know what the week holds for us, but we know that what we have is today. Today, we can prep, rest and recalibrate. I loved the following quotes and articles: “Life will eventually bring youContinue reading “Sunday Girl: January 14, 2018”

This is how 2017 began

By: Gabriela Yareliz It began with a kiss from the most amazing man, after I had stuffed my face with grapes, per Spanish tradition. I was surrounded by my loved ones, and Antena3 TV Española was blasting in the background. Squeaky, the cat, had gone missing, and the night was humid and dark. On theContinue reading “This is how 2017 began”

Sunday Girl: August 27, 2017

“She always had something to say. Maybe too much to say. She had many flaws and wore them like a badge of honor. And when she was down, she got right back up. She was a beast in her own way, but one idea described her best. She was unstoppable…” @kushaalagband Sunday night, my people. AnotherContinue reading “Sunday Girl: August 27, 2017”

Reflections Before Bedtime #93

On her 17th wedding anniversary, Kusha Alagband shares these words of wisdom: “The truth is […] your partner may not always spoil you, may not always treat you like a princess. He may forget to complement you every day. Some things fade. Those giddy little stomach flutters fade and you’re then left with reality. ThereContinue reading “Reflections Before Bedtime #93”

Friday Glee: July 8, 2016

“I have come to trust life completely, trust even the times when I forget how to trust at all, trust that life doesn’t always go according to plan, because there is no plan, only life, and even the times of great uncertainty hold supreme intelligence, and sometimes you have to fall to stand more fearlessly,Continue reading “Friday Glee: July 8, 2016”

Friday Glee: May 13, 2016

@kushaalagband: “I was just thinking how amazing it would be to think if you personified love in someone’s mind. What better compliment could we ever hear, than for someone to say, that we are their personification of love? I think it’s something that is not too often said, but oh that it was, and more,Continue reading “Friday Glee: May 13, 2016”

Napkin Rings

[Image from @KushaAlagband] By: Gabriela Yareliz I recently read a fantastic post by one of my favorite writers, Candid Kay. It was a reflection on a legitimate fear and problem. It made me reflect on something that has been on my mind, all weekend. My own fears. You see, people do the oddest things. WeContinue reading “Napkin Rings”

Purity & Innocence

[The wise and lovely Kusha Alagband joon celebrating her 42nd birthday today]. “Purity and innocence are the true strengths in this world of ours. It is strength to live in a world like this and remain pure of heart, it is strength to live in a world like this and retain innocence. These are thingsContinue reading “Purity & Innocence”

Little Reminders

Compiled by: Gabriela Yareliz @Kushaalagband reminds us to celebrate our friends, partners in crime, beloved folk… She reminds us to be honest, and I couldn’t agree more. Who makes you feel alive? Be honest with the people in your life. They are a gift.