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Thank You, United Sates of America Veterans!

It is the VETERAN, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion.It is the VETERAN, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press.It is the VETERAN, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech.It is the VETERAN, not the campus organizer, who has given us freedom to assemble.It… Continue reading Thank You, United Sates of America Veterans!

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Goodbye Sweet Tessie, Forever In My Heart

We made the extremely hard decision to say goodbye to Tessie this past week.🌈 The Vet came to the house so we could be with her. Despite knowing it was the right decision and that this day was approaching, we weren’t ready. My heart is broken. I miss her so much it’s hard to breathe.… Continue reading Goodbye Sweet Tessie, Forever In My Heart

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First Impressions of the Maybelline Volum’ Express The Falsies Mascara (Waterproof Very Black)

I went through a phase a few years ago where I was trying a new mascara every other week looking for the perfect one. Instead of perfection, I discovered lots of duds and I figured out exactly what I didn’t like about different mascaras. Mascara is definitely one of those things that is super personal.… Continue reading First Impressions of the Maybelline Volum’ Express The Falsies Mascara (Waterproof Very Black)

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Neutrogena Beach Defense SPF 100

We’ve been spending a lot of time at the beach this summer. The sunshine and salty air, along with the sound of the waves is so refreshing and relaxing. ⛱️☀️I have fair skin that will somewhat tan…kinda. 😆 I always burns every time I am out in the sun. 🥵 Sunscreen is absolutely essential for… Continue reading Neutrogena Beach Defense SPF 100

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Happy Mother’s Day 2020

Happy, Mother’s Day… to those who are Mothers 💐 to those who are Mothers to be💐 to those who lost Mothers💐 to those Mothers who have lost children💐 to those women who are step mother’s 💐 to those women who longing to be Mothers💐 to those women with difficult Mother relationships💐 to those women with… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day 2020

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The Crashing Ocean Waves of Grief

One year ago, in the courtyard garden of the Spaulding Hospital Cambridge, I sat crying under this beautiful tree. One of my favorite people had just passed away. It’s hard to believe that an entire year has already gone by. 🌸 I miss her all the time! I think of her often. Whether it’s because… Continue reading The Crashing Ocean Waves of Grief

No Gym No Problem

No Gym? No Problem! Week 19 Body Fit By Amy 12 Minute Standing Abs with Dumbbell Workout

I love working out in the privacy of my own home! I hope that these weekly workouts help encourage you along your healthier lifestyle journey! “This 12-minute workout uses a dumbbell to do standing ab exercises, all while getting your heart rate up for bonus cardio. Tighten and tone your tummy with this no crunch,… Continue reading No Gym? No Problem! Week 19 Body Fit By Amy 12 Minute Standing Abs with Dumbbell Workout

No Gym No Problem

No Gym? No Problem! Week 7 Relaxing Total Body Stretching Workout for Stress Relief and Better Sleep

Despite not being able to lift heavy weights or do all the different types of bodyweight exercises that I once loved, I can definitely stretch! This stretching work out is exactly what my tight sore muscles need. Modify where ever you might need to! I would love for you to follow me on Twitter, Instagram,… Continue reading No Gym? No Problem! Week 7 Relaxing Total Body Stretching Workout for Stress Relief and Better Sleep

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Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

When I was in high school I learned this sonnet for a play I was in.  I’ve loved it ever since. For some odd reason, at random times I find myself reciting it. It is such a beautiful poem about the long-lasting effects of love despite the passing of time. I love this sonnet so… Continue reading Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

No Gym No Problem

It’s Baaaaaack! (And so am I) No Gym? No Problem! Week 6

If you have been around Looking Joli Good for any amount of time, you know that I love to workout! When I hurt myself last year, once I finally admitted to myself that I could no longer work out, I didn’t know what to do with myself. It’s been a really long year of healing… Continue reading It’s Baaaaaack! (And so am I) No Gym? No Problem! Week 6