Donna Smaldone
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Sunday / May 29 / 2011

Sweet pea in the pool: I have so much to learn from my 9-month old grandson

Splish-splashing with wild abandon. There’s nothing quite like it. And no one does it better or with more enthusiasm than my nine-month-old grandson Brody. I have so much to learn from him.

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Saturday / May 28 / 2011

Time of your life: giving yourself permission to grow into YOU

Top-of-the-list song Hubs wants played at his funeral is “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” by Green Day. Before I go into depth of meaning, allow me to address why exactly I know what Skip wants played at his funeral. Simply put, it’s important to know these types of things when you’re married to an inspired, imaginative musician (oh… let me add sexy to those adjectives).

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Friday / May 20 / 2011

I need to be me and you need to be you

I spent this morning in discovery with friend and master marketer Sarah Gray. We talked about goals, drive, passion — all the while sipping coffee at The Chocolate Mill in downtown Glens Falls, New York. Can’t think of a better way to start the day.

We discussed age old questions, like “who am I?”, “what do I represent?”, “how do I define myself?” Deep stuff for the start of a weekend, yet I end the day feeling inspired, ignited and invigorated. Read the full story…

Tuesday / May 17 / 2011

Fallen in love and I can’t get up: celebrating the 19th anniversary of falling (literally) in hubs’ lap

Nor do I want to. I love where I landed and hope I continue to fall over and over again. Read the full story…

Sunday / May 15 / 2011

It’s not all denim jumpers: my sister’s homeschooling gets an “A” in my book

Let’s play word association. I say, “green” you say, “go”. I say, “puppy” you say, “love”. I say, “homeschooling” you say, “um… sheltered?” Ouch. Well, listen up. I’m about to change that dated perception.

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