Business, Meet Pleasure

My family’s motto is “live with passion”.  The phrase perfectly encapsulates the ideals that guide us:  to commit our whole hearts, souls, minds and bodies to everything we do. The unspoken ideal behind the motto is my husband’s and my shared belief that bars are best set high.  After all, a goal too easily achieved

No Pressure, No Diamonds

I’m not sure when this begins to occur, but once we reach a certain age, having acquired enough life experience to no longer be green, the people around us start expecting a little more from us each year.  With those expectations comes more pressure.  Pressure, for the most part, to excel in our many different roles as wife, mother,

Present for Date Night – Trying!

Let’s be honest, after the first six or seven years of marriage, it’s hard to keep the relationship fresh and exciting.  You have financial pressures, work stress, your kids demand a jumbo-portion of your time and energy…and those are the simple challenges!   This year, my husband and I will be celebrating our thirteenth wedding

Get Slimed

Snail slimed, that is. In my exploration of the wonderful world of Korean skincare secrets, I’ve come across some very unusual ingredients, including bee venom, salmon eggs, donkey milk and pig collagen.  So, I wasn’t terribly surprised to learn that snail slime is a common ingredient in many popular Korean beauty products. Snail Slime, or

Present for Date Night – Sexy Denim

Ever since our trip to Montecito, I’ve had date night on the brain. My husband and I spend a lot of time together and – more specifically – a lot of social time together, either for work or with friends. So it can be easy to feel like we don’t really “need” a date night