It just dawned on me that I have had some super exciting news that I haven't officially shared! You all know how I feel about the importance of optimism and resiliency in the successes I've had in my life and how important it is to pass those on to my son. Did you know my company is named "Bright Future Managment"? Doesn't get more optimistic than that! A few months ago, I was contacted by a PR firm representing Pepperidge Farm. They were interested in interviewing me for a faculty position for Fishful Thinking , an initiative that offers parents tools for fostering optimism in kids. Now, as the director of one of LA's largest and oldest private summer camps, I get contacted to participate in all kinds of things for kids... usually, I pass, as I want to spend all my free time with my boys. But in this case, the message and the presentation was so incredible, I jumped at the chance and agreed to the interview. Within the first 5 minutes of the inter
So, you may have noticed. It's been pretty much *crickets* over here. I was looking back over my blog and realized something. The waning of my interest in blogging coincides with something. My introduction to Twitter. Yep. I am a full blown Twitter lover. It's so quick. So easy. So engaging. It used to be that I would think of something I wanted to share with you guys. I'd write a blog post. Now, I just tweet it. I guess some could argue that a tweet is not as fulfilling as a blog post. But it does offer something I love. Instant Gratification. Instant Conversation. With the blog, I have to write the post, wait for you to come on over, read, decide to leave a comment. Then, if I want to return the comment, I have to head on over to your place and read your entire post and comment. Over on twitter, we are chatting right away. And if you think of @ replies like comments, well, then, I am getting my feign satisfied. Plus, while over 400 of you follow t
Happy Spring Fling ladies! I am giving away a brand new bag by Etsy vendor "retrofied" I love the Amy Duck fabric she used and the quality is fantastic. The included coin purse is adorable. $68 value! Here is the info from her shop: This hobo bag is made with Amy Butler's Acanthus in Duck Egg on the outside and a coordinating river rock colored cotton twill inside. There is also an attached wristlet - yes - a throw back to the purses we all carried as little girls, so I hope this one makes you feel like a kid again. A large 1 1/2 inch fabric covered buttons and elastic loop hold your Duck Egg Hobo closed. There is arow of three slip pockets inside. Size: 12 inches wide at top 15 inches wide at bottom 22 inch handles 2 inches deep 11 inches tall 2 pleats add extra depth to hold lots. 1 entry, comment 2 entries follow me. Good luck! The winner of this contest and my previous contest will be announced on Wed!