February! Well, it’s now March but due to the fact that I’ve been fiddling with the website for the entire month of February, my Valentine’s Day post is now in March – ah well! But, without further adieu, February is typically the month of love, happiness, chocolates, wine and I can go on and on. But, this month, February was a month of milestones – we revamped the website, we confirmed another trip on the books for this year and we were featured in ‘The Nation – Easy Magazin
On the heels of my 26th birthday (and yes I’m still feeling rather nostalgic – so let a girl live), I couldn’t help but think of how grateful I was to have such an amazing boyfriend – Steven! Steven plotted, planned, schemed and managed to pull together such an amazing surprise for me to celebrate my birthday which put all of my other birthday celebrations to absolute shame! But now I think about it, I don’t believe I ever had many celebrations in the past - I'm dead serious!
Growing up I led a very sheltered life, but, not sheltered in the “she had everything she could ever want” way. Rather, I was sheltered from the that is life, like one would shelter themselves from the rain. In my mother’s mind, I was a blank slate, a white page that she wanted to keep as white and as pure as long as she possibly could. On my 26th birthday, as I reflect on my “younger” years, I couldn’t help but reflect on the lessons she taught me about life, death, jobs and