My Pinterest bedroom

Yup. I finally followed through on some design ideas I saw on Pinterest. ”This is one half of my bedroom and I must say I’m quite impressed with myself. No I’m not a narcissist lol.

Comforter set: Homegoods, $60 bucks

Headboard: Wayfair, $107 bucks

Wall prints(made from fabric: Goodwill $4 bucks for ALL!

Curtains: $7 a panel, Boscovs.

I’m sooo happy!!!

I did it over the course of 3 paychecks but I still made it happen and so can you.

My theory is that you can’t deplete yourself doing it or it’s no fun. There are so many ways to be smart about decorating.

Good luck!!!


A perfect hygge Sunday morning

It’s the little things….

A perfect cup of coffee

Your favorite candle burning

The smell of bacon cooking

Rain hitting the windows

And your kids sleeping safe in their beds….

Stop fearing and live your life

If you want to eliminate fear out of your life, the simplest way to do so is talk to a kid.  Kids have no fear to a degree and I guess that’s what gets them in trouble at times. But think of this, what do you have the greatest memories from and you more intense moments? Your childhood right? Think of all the careless, carefree things you did without hesitation when you were young? What kind of feelings did it give you then and what feeling does it give you now just thinking about it?

My kids do just that for me.  Not only do they bring me back in time, but they say to me, mom stop worrying just do it. So little by little I am.  Yesterday though I missed an opportunity of a life time.  I had the chance to go with both my sons(13 and 14) on a flight lesson over Piseco Lake in NY. Why? Because I was afraid.  That fear slighted me of something so amazing. How stupid can I be??? 

I guess I can’t beat myself up too much. Baby steps right? I fly high on the swings with them, I race on bicycles with them, we play manhunt at night, and we tell spooky stories by the fire.  I’m getting those feelings back and I feel like I’m starting life all over again. What a feeling!!!

Swing high on that swing my friends. Go for that rush you once had when you were younger.  You never know if you’ll get that opportunity again.  

Manifest your destiny

How can I put this… I am normal as they come so listen to this. When you hear about manifesting your destiny I know that there are people out there who think its a bunch of malarkey right?

People say if you think positive and put out in the universe what you want you will get it. I’ve read the book The Secret quite a long time ago and I try to pick it up now and then just to skim through some of the chapters to refresh my memory and give it a positive boost. And let me tell you, being a pretty normal gal from Long Island with two boys ages 11 and 12, who loves to ride Harley’s with her boyfriend, the improbably is possible. Trust me on this.

I was raised as a Catholic pasta eating person. I like to socialize and have a few on the weekends. I am not perfect nor do I ever pretend to be. I watch Criminal Minds, Bates Motel, The Walking Dead, binge eat at night sometimes, curse like a sailor when need be. I’m telling you this just to give you a clue of what I’m like so when I tell you this about manifesting your destiny, you can actually see the type of person I am and am not. If you catch my drift?

I believe that if you think about something enough or put positive thoughts in your mind, they will come true.

I’ve seen it a few times now in my life and I sit and think about how certain events have developed over a period of time. As of just recently like in the past 2 months, I went for a job interview for a job that was my dream job. It was for a Community Educator position with the YWCA. It is ideal for me because it is a job that I really can’t call it a job because it’s truly something I love doing. So low and behold I was called in for not one but two interviews.

I finally got the call from the HR woman to tell me that I DIDN’T get the job. Hmmm…. I wasn’t worried or upset. I knew that the position was still mine even though they hired someone else.

It was really weird because my sister and I talked about it and even she said, “Jeana, I feel like that position is yours and some how or some way you are going to get it in the long run.”

What do you think happened??  Two months later, they let the first candidate go and asked me if I was still interested in the position!

I’m not going to say, “oh how can this be?” You know why? Because I already now how it could be, I wished it to be mine and I put it out in the universe that the position was meant for me. Looked what happen. I’m going in this coming Monday to discuss the particulars. But who knows I might have not gotten this position in the end and if not, it wasn’t meant to be. Remember, what’s destined to be will be.

People are probably saying, well how come you don’t wish yourself to win the lotto right? Well its kind of hard to explain but if you know in your heart what your intentions are realistically suppose to be, then that is how your destiny is truly meant to end up like. In the long run it is kinda like you won the lotto when you end up in a happy place.

That’s how I look at it anyway lol.

Good luck. Think positive. Manifest your thoughts and destiny. It will happen just stay focused and don’t lose hope. I promise it does work.