Tag Archive | gratitude

Vacationing with My Mom

I had a hoot in Las Vegas with my Mom last week!  I couldn’t drink obviously, and because the Americans apparently don’t drink dark rum (go ahead, say that ten times fast), we couldn’t find any outside of the few bars we went into, so my Mom didn’t do much of that either; but that […]

My Student Loans are History, Part 2

It’s official: I’m student loan free! I can’t believe this day has come!  We made the final rather large payment last week and I can’t even express how great it feels!  Well, you may have an inkling… Me and my hubby have accumulated quite a bit of debt, but getting this portion paid off is […]

Gratitude Gems: People Who Move People

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! I think it takes a special breed of person to help someone move.  These people willingly give up a good portion of their day to move a bunch of stuff that’s not theirs not once, but twice: first […]

Gratitude Gems: Home Is…

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! We’re moving at the end of this week! I can’t believe how the month has flown by. I’m quite excited for us to get into the new place and make a new home, particularly because we visited a […]

Gratitude Gems: Location, Location, Location

Welcome to Gratitude Gems, where I show a little appreciation for the good things in my life! For the month of April, we’re in between rentals so we’re staying at my brother’s house with his family, and they sure live in a beautiful part of the city.  Out their back door, their yard backs onto […]

Habit Inertia

The easiest thing to do is keep status quo. Change is hard (duh). Doing anything different is a pain in the butt, and unless it’s forced or I’m particularly motivated, I inevitably choose the path of less resistance. I think that’s human nature. And I’ve been struggling with my nature for the last few weeks. […]

Loofah that Life!

If you’re not quite sure how the name Life Loofah applies to this blog, here are some fun pictures and quotes that may help you understand why.  Enjoy! S