Blog : January 2013

Life’s too short to wear beige panties…

SIMPLY CELEBRATE NEWSLETTER    JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 If you know me at all, you've heard me say — maybe ad nauseam — "there is so much more to Simply Celebrate than oom-pah-pah and party pinatas; it's about a deeper, more radical, unexpected celebration. Simpl

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Life’s too short to wear beige panties…

SIMPLY CELEBRATE NEWSLETTER    JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 If you know me at all, you've heard me say — maybe ad nauseam — "there is so much more to Simply Celebrate than oom-pah-pah and party pinatas; it's about a deeper, more radical, unexpected celebration. Simply Celebrate is about framing sm

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Celebrating in the Dark: Making Friends with that Green-eyed Monster

I coined the term, "celebrating in the dark" to give language to what it means to find joy amidst stuff that is actually really hard and often quite unwanted. This week I had a "celebrating in the dark" experience around becoming that ole Green-eyed Monster. Everywhere I looked

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All that glitters…

Confession: I haven't yet taken down my Christmas tree. (Thank goodness it's artificial!) I like it. I like the little lights. I like the holiday glow. And I really like that every ornament on the tree connects to some piece of family history or a special story. When I was a kid, my mom let

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2013: Sending you a great big YES

Hi. Welcome to 2013. I'm sitting in the quiet kitchen at my mom's house in a tiny town in Ohio. There's a pair of blue jays clamoring for bread outside the window and a small brown wren just landed on our snowman's twiggy arm. (I'm surprised she was brave enough to go near him

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