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$8 Flight

    You didn’t think it was about airplanes, did you? My husband and I had the opportunity for a weekend away, sans kiddos. Our plan was to camp in …

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The Great 21228

My perspective changes on Catonsville each time I visit. It is one place that I can’t really nail ‘the vibe’ but I’m constantly drawn back here. My first encounter was …

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Winner By Default

What do you want? What do you really, truly want, in life? In a friend? A job? A home?  Do you actually know? Recently, I’ve experienced, both personally and professionally, …

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Literal, Littoral

As I approached the threshold of 35 Maryland Avenue, there was nothing especially extraordinary about the moment. The exterior of the building blended into the neighborhood seamlessly, I had to …

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Parallel

Prudence is a virtue and for darn good reason: it encourages a pause for reflection, to integrate knowledge, to make a thoughtful decision. Hesitation, however, implies self-doubt, something I strive to run far from.  Being reckless is not an attractive trait by any means, but too much waiting around limits your options and therefore your timeline for success.

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Effort and Ease

“Knowing how you want to feel is the most potent form of clarity you can have. The next step is making connections between how you want to feel and how to actually create those feelings in your life” (Danielle Laporte). Intentionally, I chose to find ease in 2017 by taking the path of least resistance; utilizing the natural gifts and passions that I have to drive my actions.   Imitation preceded creation in my first few seasons of real estate. Instead of finding success their way, I found it my way.

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Layers

The layers were revealed to me with pride: the wainscoting, chair-rail, the new counter tops and even a miniature door for the tooth-fairy to visit. The best part, other than the aesthetic beauty? With each layer came a story from a moment in time for the home owner. We were told about the day when that new layer appeared and why. Seriously, like the rings of a tree, this home was a chronological landmark for the growth of a family. So yea, listing your home is a big BIG deal to me.

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All You Can Eat

Westminster is home to one of my favorite Maryland traditions: Baugher’s Orchard. It isn’t just a Summer-time treat to visit, they have fun for each season of the year, but …

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#itsfallyall

Autumn is the most anticipated time of year for this East Coast gal. I never appreciated the Season’s novelties more than my first October in California where we had the …

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Great Expectations

If it is made of carrots it is good for you, I’m not open to hearing otherwise. We came for kettle-corn and left with a stroller full of baked goods …