Category: Lifestyle

Giving Back This Year with Friends for Life Guild

Christmas presents, Christmas tree, ornaments, childhood cancer

Today I want to talk about a cause (and Christmas present idea!) that is very close to my heart. Every year, an organization called the Friends for Life Guild sells beautiful glass-blown ornaments and candle votives to help raise money for pediatric cancer research. These ornaments and votives make a wonderful Christmas present, especially for mothers, and they do more than just look pretty—they help fight childhood cancer. To read more about the Friends for Life Guild and where to buy these stunning glass pieces, keep scrolling! Continue reading “Giving Back This Year with Friends for Life Guild”

El Camino de Santiago: The Lessons Learned

Camino de Santiago, Spain, pilgrimage

In honor of Thanksgiving on Thursday, I decided to start the week with my fourth and final Camino de Santiago post about the lessons I learned, since I am unbelievably grateful for having had the incredible opportunity of hiking across Spain. However, truth be told, I’ve been dreading writing this post. I think part of the reason is that I feel a certain pressure to share something profound with you. The other part has to do with fearing the end of my Camino journey—by publishing this final post, I somehow feel like I am done telling my story. But I’m not ready for that yet. Continue reading “El Camino de Santiago: The Lessons Learned”