Day 360 – Time with Friends

“Longtime friends are family that we choose.” -Patrick Regan Today marks challenge accomplished for the 360 in 365 challenge. It’s a great accomplishment for us having decluttered at least one item a day for 360 days straight. Don’t worry we plan on finishing the year strong and talking about our journey. But for tonight, weContinue reading “Day 360 – Time with Friends”

Day 246 – La Festa Italiana

“FESTIVALS ARE HAPPY PLACES, AND YOU DON’T REALLY WANT TO ENJOY THEM ON YOUR OWN. “–  CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS Today and this weekend is about getting some friend and family time in at the Italian Festival. Amalia and I love going every year because the food is amazing and it’s a great way toContinue reading “Day 246 – La Festa Italiana”

Day 227 – Homemade

“I love getting anything homemade – anything that’s from the heart. If you can make or craft your own something, that always goes above and beyond, like, a candle – which is great, but if it’s homemade, that’s so much better for me.” -David Burtka It was my my Dad’s birthday yesterday so we plannedContinue reading “Day 227 – Homemade”

Day 216 – After All This Time

“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.” – Tony Robbins I’ve made the move and set the date. A date I’ve been wanting to make happen for my entire life, and it’s finally coming. I’m meeting my brother for the first time. TJ and IContinue reading “Day 216 – After All This Time”

Day 202 – Cruisin’ The Coastline

“We learn best in moments of enjoyment.” – Ralph C. Smedley TJ and I got back from California a few days ago and we are adjusting back to our normal lives. It was a fantastic trip and it was my first time on the west coast let alone California. It was great to spend timeContinue reading “Day 202 – Cruisin’ The Coastline”

Day 151 – Happily Ever After

You know, we have two families: the one we’re born into, and the one that we make for ourselves afterwards. – Valerie Simpson “Mawwiage is wot bwings us togeda today.” -Clergyman, The Princess Bride Wedding weekend is complete and it couldn’t have been any better. Amalia and I had such a fun time and reallyContinue reading “Day 151 – Happily Ever After”

Day 149 – Wedding Weekend Part 2

“Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.” -Franz Schubert “A good marriage is one where each partner secretly suspects they got the better deal.” -Unknown It’s rehearsal day. If I had to guess, we are having a good time withContinue reading “Day 149 – Wedding Weekend Part 2”

Day 111 – Take It Easy

“I’ve learned that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time” – Oprah Winfrey With the summer quickly approaching and Covid-19 winding down a bit, people are getting overly excited to plan trips. I’m super excited too to get out and see my friends and travel. However, don’t push yourself to fillContinue reading “Day 111 – Take It Easy”

Day 52 – Keep In Touch

“Don’t ignore the effort of a person who tries to keep in touch. It’s not all the time someone cares.” – Anonymous Have you gone through a stretch where you haven’t been in touch with much of your friends and family for extended periods of time? Do you usually have excuses for not keeping inContinue reading “Day 52 – Keep In Touch”

Day 24 – Value your ‘ships

“The best time to make friends is before you need them” -Ethel Barrymore “I have learned that to be with those I like is enough” -Walt Whitman It’s that day again, I am on a treadmill writing a blog for the 3rd consecutive Sunday! Hello, it’s TJ and today I would like to talk aboutContinue reading “Day 24 – Value your ‘ships”