It’s not hard to think up great ways to treat yourself. We’d all love a spa day topped off with a meal prepared and served by someone else. Maybe get a sitter for the night, so the little angels are asleep when we get home. Or making yourself a cashmere, velvet candy cane, with velvet slippies, cashmere socks, velvet pants, and a cashmere sweater.   But for every article about self care, it’s easy to think “Who can afford that?”  Yes, it would be great to have an afternoon by yourself and a bucket of fried chicken and a cookie dough chaser. But that’s notRead More →

This is part of our Survive the Holidays series on our Podcast.   Listen here:     Here’s the transcript: Today, we are continuing to talk about our tips on how to enjoy the holidays instead of dreading them. Today’s tip is: Limit Alcohol Intake Alcohol is one of those things that is totally recession proof. When you’re down on your luck, you need a drink. When you want to celebrate, you need a drink. And it’s totally fine to celebrate and enjoy the holidays with an adult beverage in your hand. It’s also fine to take the edge off of uncomfortable situations with aRead More →

Our Podcast has various episodes on how to Survive the Holidays.   Listen here:     Here’s the Transcript: Today, we are continuing to talk about a few tips that you can do to help you enjoy the holidays instead of dreading them. The tip for today is: Stay Active! I’m not telling you to pick up an extreme exercise regiment, especially if you haven’t been working out regularly. But staying active and making sure you move every day has tremendous benefits. When it gets colder out, it’s easy to want to bundle up and stay cozy, which is a great way to spend time when it’s snowingRead More →