How can we be a better friend?

We are all unique in our essence, in our abilities and in our personal qualities that allow us to contribute positively to the lives of the people we love most and the people around us.  Many times, although we are aware of these wonderful people who are part of our lives, we tend to spendContinue reading “How can we be a better friend?”

When a simple Thank You will do

Last Friday night we went to bed a bit late since we had friends over for dinner.  I cooked the appetizers, side dishes, and dessert, while our friends did the most tastefully, tender, and juicy Brisket ever.  We laughed, and talked, and laughed some more. As I and my husband went to bed, although weContinue reading “When a simple Thank You will do”

The power of true friendship… looking into my memories

I grew up with a fantastic group of friends.  Some of them are part of my life since I was 5 years old (really we met in kindergarten!).  Others were added to the circle as we grew up, however, we, all together, go back since we were 12 years old. We are now older, weContinue reading “The power of true friendship… looking into my memories”

Question of the Week: What song or songs remind you of your younger self or of a specific time in your life?

This question has been on my mind for a very long time, the reason I think this question often pops in my head is that I have vivid memories that are strongly attached to specific songs, each time I hear these songs, my soul goes time traveling back to that moment and I feel encapsulatedContinue reading “Question of the Week: What song or songs remind you of your younger self or of a specific time in your life?”

Recipe of the Week… Chicken Wings with Potatoes… YUM!

This week I would like to share a quick, easy-peasy, uncomplicated meal that I usually cook when I need a fast meal and an even faster clean-up. For the chicken wings: 2lbs chicken wings 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp avocado oil Salt and pepper to taste Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Wash the chickenContinue reading “Recipe of the Week… Chicken Wings with Potatoes… YUM!”

Question of the week…

I have been thinking about ways to engage with you, the reader, and have decided to do, every Thursday, a “Question of the Week” segment, in which I will ask a fun, insightful, interesting and hopefully smart question that will challenge you to answer it.  You can answer it out loud on the spot, useContinue reading “Question of the week…”

6 Tips on how to support your kids in school…

It is usual for us parents to have high expectations for our kids at school. I have always said to my kids over and over that their main responsibility is to study and do their best at school. I, as a parent, expect my kids to help around the house and clean their rooms, andContinue reading “6 Tips on how to support your kids in school…”

The joy of running wild…

(Above are my two sons, at this time 11 and 8, last summer, and right behind is my Dad) I was born in Panama, and my kids have been able to go back every vacation for a few weeks.  They stay with my parents, in the countryside, where my parents live. The little town isContinue reading “The joy of running wild…”

First Book Review of 2020!

“The Bookshop of Yesterdays” was an incredible read. It was funny, dramatic, sad, insightful, hopeful, romantic, and for the avid reader, an adventure through books and their meaning in our lives. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to have an adventure of self-discovery, forgiveness, resolve, courage and love. ♥♥♥♥ Four hearts out ofContinue reading “First Book Review of 2020!”