A Month to Remember: January 2023

My goodness, January- you are a force to be reckoned with! Although the months that make up Fall will always and forever be my favorites out of the year, I have a special spot in my heart for January- and not just because it’s my birthday month! January represents a new beginning and endless possibilities […]

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Like a Fine Wine…

First and foremost, a gigantic and resounding THANK YOU to everyone who reached out to me yesterday, whether it was by phone or text or across various social media platforms, to wish me a happy birthday. I am so truly humbled by and grateful for the outpouring of love, humor and warm wishes as my […]

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Winter Weekend Warrior

My calendar/planner for the month of January has always been consistently packed year after year with parties, post-holiday dinners and gift exchanges, birthdays, etc., etc.- and 2023 is no exception! I’ve been going non-stop on the weekends in-between working my full-time and part-time jobs, going to the gym, and shoveling my way out of a […]

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A Year to Remember: 2022

Happy (Almost!) New Year, everybody! When trying to think of the right words to properly summarize my 2022 as a whole- two came to mind almost immediately. The first being “abundance.” This year saw an abundance of so many things in my life- be it time with my friends and family, career and creative endeavor […]

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Ten Favorite Photos From 2022

I know I say it at the end of every year when I’m putting together my final reflective posts before I take a little break for New Year’s Eve/Day- especially when it comes to this type of post in particular- but narrowing down hundreds (if not thousands) of photos from a year’s worth of travels […]

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Thank You, Thank You!

While I’ve always “self-checked” myself to make sure I am staying humble and remaining grateful for the good in my life, especially on days where I may be feeling a little run down, or sad, or self-pitying for whatever trivial reason arises- it was the first appearance of COVID in early 2020 that really made […]

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A Brisk Fall Getaway…

If you’ve been reading ‘Coffee & Chiffon’ for any length of time now, then you’re probably aware that I love a good long weekend getaway- especially if it involves some history, some sight-seeing, live music and great food- and this past weekend checked all of those boxes! A few days ago I hopped a quick […]

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“There’s Black Jack and Poker and the Roulette Wheel…”

How has it been a week since I was gallivanting around Las Vegas and getting ready to see my second Killers show in the month of August? Time really does fly when you’re having fun, working on your tan and eating fantastic food among friends and family- but I’ve been home for a couple of […]

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