Tribute to My Mom

TRIBUTE TO MY MOM

May 7th, 2016 FASHION, LET'S GET REAL mwmelissa 1 min read

It was December of 1963 that I met this incredible young woman, Linda Sue Billings, and at the time I had no idea the influence she would have on my life. She and my father were very young when I, their first born, was brought into the world. As young parents, the stories she has shared with me were ones of fear and excitement as…

THE EMPTY NESTER (1117)

Sep 24th, 2015 LET'S GET REAL mwmelissa 3 min read

Welcome to THE EMPTY NESTER, 1st edition The number next to the title The Empty Nester is the number of days I have officially been an empty nester. I give you this information for no reason other than to offer you comfort. The number of days is different for everyone, meaning it has taken me this long to be okay with it.  I can still…

10 THINGS MY MOTHER NEVER TOLD ME

Sep 22nd, 2015 LET'S GET REAL mwmelissa 2 min read

After moving my son 1600 miles away from home to continue his education in law school I’ve realized some things my mom never told me. 1.It still hurts to say goodbye, even though he is 23, and realize it always will. 2. He wants and needs his independence from you, meaning, no unsolicited advice. He seeing everything you say as treating him like he is…

Spring Clean Closet

May 8th, 2015 LET'S GET REAL mwmelissa 4 min read

  Your closet says a lot about you, whether you like it or not. If you are unorganized, you most likely have a closet full of clothes and nothing to wear. Many women are frustrated by Fashion in general, never knowing what to wear, much less where to find it. Let me help you clear the clutter out of your closet and direct you to…

It’s About Time

Apr 30th, 2015 LET'S GET REAL mwmelissa 3 min read

In Prima magazine  April  2015 issue, I enjoyed an article I want to share about wasting time. Yes you read it right, Wasting Time ! According to this article it is good to waste some time on yourself. Listed below are the 8 worthwhile ways to be a time waster. * Take 5 minutes to have a brainstorming session on what you like to do…

My Thoughts

Apr 9th, 2015 LET'S GET REAL mwmelissa 1 min read

My thoughts today: 4/9/15 This morning while making breakfast for my husband Kurt, I started thinking about what it was like to be a working mom with children and the challenges that go along with that job.I remember it being a very busy time when my children were home and I was working outside the home. So how did I do it all and still…

Feeling Overwhelmed ?

Mar 31st, 2015 LET'S GET REAL mwmelissa 2 min read

We’ve all had those days when nothing seems to get done, and just looking at the stack of mail and bills to paid can be overwhelming . Not to mention the stack of magazines and catalogs you can only dream about having the time to look through.  You need help! Please allow me to give you a hand. Although I can’t read your mail or…