Getting Back into the Holiday Spirit

The holidays are upon us; and like many people–I’m searching for my holiday spirit. As bright and cheery as the holidays seem to be, many people (me included) find it difficult to join in the celebrations and merriment that comes along this time of year. Up until a few years ago, I was brimming with […]

What I’m Reading

Please note that this post contains affiliate links. When I was a child, I remember getting in trouble one night because I was in bed (supposedly asleep), but busy reading a book by the light of my bedside clock. You remember those little clocks with the pale orange glow? Well that was my night light, […]

The Art of Having It All–Book Review

Ann About Town was given a copy of The Art of Having It All, by Christy Whitman for review purposes; all opinions are my own. Please note this post may contain affiliate links. Having it all is a buzz-word for success these days; but what does having it all really mean? In reading the book […]

The Power of Touch

I think it’s safe to say that everyone has felt the power of touch at some point in their life; from a simple squeeze of the hand to a full-body hug. One simple touch can open a floodgate of emotions, bring a sense of calm, a feeling of serenity or a surge of strength, in times […]

3 Tips to Make Blogging Easier

If you’re a blogger or a writer–whether you’re just starting out or have been at it for a while, I bet you’re looking for tips, tricks and hacks to make blogging easier. Don’t feel bad about that; the way life is today–any time we can find a way to make things easier, it’s good! So I sat […]

Knott’s Berry Farm Goes Pink for the Cure

For the second year in a row, Knott’s Berry Farm and Susan G. Komen Orange County are working together to raise money for breast cancer awareness, services and research. I was recently invited to attend a special event to help Knott’s go Pink for the Cure, and hear my inspirational, genuine and strong-beyond-words friend–Jaime Jenkins from Polka […]

My Resolution for 2015–Reboot

With the start of every new year, the tradition of creating resolutions begins; to review the past, to see what has worked and what needs work, and to put pen to paper and create a path for the coming year. Making Resolutions The whole idea of making resolutions goes along with the definition of the word […]

Tips for Finding a New Normal

How is your day going so far? Is it a normal day? Have you ever thought about what that means–normal? What about when you’re out of sorts? If you’re like me, then all you can think about is getting back to normal (whatever that may be to you). Where’s My Normal? If you’ve been around me […]

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