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"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family (or horses!). Every minute should be enjoyed and savored...." ~ Earl Nightingale

WEF, Week 1. Observations from an amatuer

WEF, Week 1. Observations from an amatuer

Hello friends! Is it not so great to be settling in to this new year? I for one am pretty happy that 2019 has come, and gone. That last one was a challenging year for me, so I decided that a goal I needed set for myself was to find my way back to riding, and being...
What is your word of 2020?

What is your word of 2020?

I am sitting here in our rental house, overlooking the barn on a beautiful, breezy early Florida morning. My horses are outside in the sunshine, the dogs are asleep on the screened in porch where I am typing, and all feels delightful in the world. I am working on some...
Beautiful Andaz, Mayakoba

Beautiful Andaz, Mayakoba

One of the absolutely most beautiful places I have had the pleasure working at, and enjoying is the Andaz Mayakoba! Andaz Mayakoba Resort is secluded in the private gated-Mayakoba complex, surrounded by tranquil lagoons and lush vegetation with nature trails. It is a...
Setting a beautiful holiday table

Setting a beautiful holiday table

Christmas Eve is one of my favorites nights of the entire year. In my family, it has always been a beautiful, sparkly, fun filled evening in our home. Filled with loved ones, family food traditions and a gorgeous table. When I was a little girl, my parents would...
Eleanor’s Christmas Wish, the musical

Eleanor’s Christmas Wish, the musical

Welcome to the North Pole.  Home to Santa, Mrs. “Cookie” Claus,  Twinkle, Sprinkle and Sparkle the elves and Clara, Santa’s cousin who is in charge of the Naughty and Nice List.  And, Eleanor.  A rag doll who has lived in this magical world for years but has just one...
Nizuc Resort & Spa in Cancun

Nizuc Resort & Spa in Cancun

Engage!19 just happened. And every time it does, my mind starts to sizzle with new ideas, inspiration and knowledge. This is my second year attending, and I found a good rhythm this year. I attended with my husband, Collin and Chris Rebollo, the director of events for...
My Italy List: What to do in Florence, Part 1

My Italy List: What to do in Florence, Part 1

Hello Amici miei! As many of you may already know, I am a lover of all things Italian. From the food to the culture to the idiosyncrasies I can never get enough. So, I am going to start sharing some of my favorite things about Italy  that I have collected over the...
The Four Seasons Resort, Nevis West Indies

The Four Seasons Resort, Nevis West Indies

As the holiday season is vast approaching, a little tropical sunshine is a welcomed thing! Thanks to the Four Seasonsin Nevis, I had the opportunity to get a little vitamin “sea” in one of the most beautiful places on earth! In the 18th century, the island...
Thanksgiving Table Decor

Thanksgiving Table Decor

Holiday table designing is something I love to do! Setting a beautiful table for my loved ones is always such a privilege. To make it really feel personal I try to incorporate little bits and pieces of our family in to the design. The dining room in my parent’s home...
Celebrating National Adoption Awareness Month

Celebrating National Adoption Awareness Month

Each year, November is recognized as “National Adoption Awareness Month” and it is something that is really close to my heart, as I am adopted. For those of you wondering, I was adopted at birth and my parents chose to talk about my being adopted from as...
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