Thursday 05th August 2021,
Inspired Girl

Browsing the "friendship" Tag


Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.

Growing up, Martin Luther King, Jr. and I would often share a birthday, and I felt a special connection to him, and not just because I got the day off. His words struck me; even in my grammar school days, [...]

January 20, 2014 Blog Posts, Life, Quotes
Simple Pleasures to Satisfy the Soul and Spirit…

Simple Pleasures to Satisfy the Soul and Spirit…

A few months back, I was speaking with a dear friend of mine, Jess. She is a fabulous photographer, a hopeless romantic, and a lover of all things food and wine. She was shocked to hear that I hadn’t [...]

June 25, 2013 Blog Posts, Diaries

When a Song Hits Home…My Old Friend

I love music. And, being a “words” girl, I especially love listening to the lyrics. Oh, I remember laying on my floor in my college apartment singing Ani DiFranco, Tori Amos, Sarah McLaughlin, Indigo Girls…searching for life’s deeper meaning. While [...]

November 27, 2010 Blog Posts, Life, Sing Along, Sing Along

Enchanted Makeovers Retreat in Jersey City: Photo Montage

Here is a beautiful photo montage from our retreat with the women from Kenmare School in Jersey City with Enchanted Makeovers. It was an incredible weekend, and I miss everyone so much. I’m sure our paths will cross again soon, [...]

November 20, 2010 Blog Posts, Help Others, Life

Without Judgment: Learning from Project Runway Winner Gretchen Jones

Last night was the season finale of Project Runway. I have an addiction to that show- something about seeing people create inspires me. The creation of gorgeous clothing also inspires me to switch out of my baggy sweatpants and throw [...]

October 29, 2010 Balance, Blog Posts, Life, Spark, Style

The Reason: Connecting the Dots

A few months ago, a team of people from Oprah Winfrey’s Network (OWN) came to New Jersey searching for the next TV star for their “OWN” show. With a lot of coordination and support from family and friends, I spent [...]

October 18, 2010 Blog Posts, Bounce, Feel Grace, Life, My Life
3 Things for Tuesday

3 Things for Tuesday

Live: Talking on the phone with an old friend and making plans to get together. Even though time has passed since we spoke, it felt  like we picked up just where we left off. Love: The Journey Medley on “Glee” [...]

September 14, 2010 3 Things, Blog Posts
Midday Break: Write a Note, Celebrate a Friend

Midday Break: Write a Note, Celebrate a Friend

Yesterday in my inbox, I received a message from a woman I’ve long admired, Tanea Smith, founder of She’s Got Papers. A paper and pen girl herself, it’s no wonder we get along so well. I was so enamored by [...]

September 9, 2010 Blog Posts, DIY Fun, Style

Midday Break: Smile at Someone

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~ Leo F. [...]

September 2, 2010 Balance, Blog Posts, Feel Grace, Life
babys breath

Midday Break: Spread Happiness

Giving someone flowers unexpectedly holds a lot of meaning. Different cultures have used flower giving as a way to signify everything from love, friendship, loyalty, to compassion, trust, and future wealth. And, each flower has a meaning of its own. [...]

August 26, 2010 Blog Posts, DIY Fun, Style