How to Survive and Thrive on Your First Cruise

How to Survive & Thrive on Your First Cruise | The Thinking Closet

Three of my major fears in life include shark attack, shipwreck, and being out on open water, not knowing what lurks beneath the surface.  But if there’s anything I’ve learned in my 30 years on this planet, it’s that a life ruled by fear is no life at all.  And you can quote me on that. So, last weekend, I confronted my fears head on and boarded a cruise ship: Royal Caribbean’s Enchantment of the {read more…}

The Art of the Surprise Note

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For those of you lovelies who may have missed my guest post last week: When Jessica and Linz generously invited me to share something on their blog Sweet Athena on the theme of celebrations, I got to thinking not just about the grand fanfare celebrations, but the little ways one feels celebrated in a day.  You know what I mean? Like that hug that you get out of nowhere from a friend.  Or that tilt of the hat {read more…}