… this is my view every night when I gaze at the stars… love the thousands of stars at night… xo

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… the Christmas tree is up!… perfect Sunday of workout, cooking & relaxing… #perfection

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… gorgeous day in Lake Toxaway… #myhappyplace

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… Mac taking cues from me & enjoying the zen of vacation in Pawley’s Island… xo

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… auditioning artists this week for sweet Leo’s children’s book series… xo

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… throwback Thursday… so blessed for the many life-changing trips this year…

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… Casablanca Cigar Bar in Biltmore Village… xo…

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… afternoon shopping in Theophilus… found two cute sweaters!

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… so many people I know are hurting this week… this little reminder in Theophilus says it all: Be kind. Show love. Be a better human. The love you put out will come back to you a hundredfold, I promise. xo


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… dinner at Square Root tonight with my favorite cousin! xo

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… always something happening at the Library Kitchen & Bar… xo… if you don’t want to cook on Thanksgiving or Christmas, here’s your best option…

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… attended a great political event in Hendersonville tonight…

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… happy birthday to this sweet girl tonight… #winedown

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… so happy to be back home with #Mac (I loved this photo so much from the babysitters, I’ve made it my iPhone wallpaper)… xo

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… getting closer to home… one more flight!

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Facebook memories catch me off guard sometimes… 4 years ago today I was happily kicking around Charleston SC and bought my wedding dress… for a wedding that would never happen. A lot has changed since then…

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(1) I realized today it doesn’t hurt my heart anymore to look at these photos of wedding dress shopping. And, (2) as some of you know, the dress has found a new purpose traveling the globe this year, in helping me to encourage other women via public speaking & workshops in their own #healing and facing painful truths. #forgiveness Happy Monday, ladies… love you lots! xo


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… big love to the amazing professionals & employees at @ClevelandClinic for embracing all the same things I love: art, music, animals & wellness!

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… thank you, Cleveland… grateful for a successful, productive & happy day and re-connecting with an old friend… xo

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… scotch lovers take note: stock up now, as scotch prices will soon increase when European tariffs are implemented… we will see significant price increases… ;-) … that concludes my public service announcement…


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… missing my boy, Mac… thank you for the daily photos! xo #behomesoon

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… love this blonde boy, my nephew Leo… happy to finish the exciting manuscript for his very own children’s book this weekend… xo

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… honored to perform as “Dolley Madison” tonight for the Transylvania County Historical Society… xo

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… honored to be involved in helping Transylvania County & WNC stay strong…

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… Mac waiting for his girlfriend to arrive for a playdate…

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… easy like Sunday morning, no evening… relaxing end to a long & busy week… xo

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… what more perfect a way to wrap up a busy week of giving a talk in Manchester UK (and more) then with celebrating a friend’s new home on Lake Toxaway with brilliant people & good food!


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… yes, the gorgonzola gnocchi at Vescovo is “that” good… #yum

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… the closest I can get to a selfie with these sweet golden girls #crazy #wontsitstill… xo

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… dinner at the Greystone tonight… #yum

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… grilled salmon & spinach salad for dinner tonight…

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… practicing my speech for Manchester UK this month… #healing #forgiveness

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I never tire of reading the reviews & loving messages from people who stay in our Lumberyard Falls Bungalow AirB&B…. xo

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… this little cutie was out Sunday driving and stopped by to say hi this afternoon… :-) #grover

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… the one other person in the gym this morning has apparently chosen Barbra Streisand to be our workout music… #someonepleasehelp

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… enjoyed spending the afternoon with these fun fellow foodies, exploring the best of downtown Brevard eateries and beer & wine! :-)

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… researching children’s books today at the Transylvania County Library for our own children’s book series featuring this little sweetie… xo #sweetLeo

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… preparing for a busy week ahead… and reading to decipher my dream last night… xo

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… fun card readings at Wine Down tonight… :-)

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… at Theophilus in downtown Brevard getting a gift for someone special in Brazil… xo

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… dinner at Vescovo…

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… gorgonzola gnocchi…
… pan seared scallops on spinach…

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… sweet life reminders on the wall at Bracken Mountain Bakery… xo

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… God bless the friend who says, “you’re on” when I say, “don’t pay $100 for a haircut, I’ll cut it myself, I’ll learn how to do it on YouTube”… :-)

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… happy Sunday to you, xo… the leaves are turning & fall is settling in… long days of cooking, long days of writing & home…

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… open your heart today and tell that one person you miss them… you know which one… the one that first came to mind when you read this… may your heart break open, miracles follow and the week ahead be beautiful after doing so… xo


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… always interesting to find “accident” photos on my phone at the end of the day…

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… some of the yummy food on the Brevard Bites Food Tour this week… xo #yum

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… I love it when I get to be part of Brevard Bites Food Tour group photos!

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… happiness is stocking up on my favorite cookware in Asheville… #PFOAfree

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… sweet speaker gifts, thank you!… such a wonderful time speaking to this amazing group of women today about life resets… xo…

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… receiving a mentoring session in “Politics 101” by my sweet friend, Eve… this is my view as I absorb it all… :-)

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… be sure to stop by this adorable store: “Poplar & Ash” in downtown Brevard (22 W. Jordan St.)… #cutethings

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… wine tasting at Historic Toxaway Market this evening… fun group of people… xo

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… followed by burgers & wine (not beer) at Lake Toxaway Country Club on the deck watching the fog roll in… #happyplace… xo


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Happy National Dog Day from Mac!

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… at Wine Down agreeing to seriously consider a new endeavor, something I NEVER envisioned for myself… :-)

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