First 5k of 2014. St. Pats Providence, RI


My 2014 running plan is slightly more laid back. with no plan. I hadn’t thought about doing this run until a few weeks before, my girlfriend asked me to run it with her. Although she ended up not being able to run it, I was thankful I signed up and ran. This is my “anniversary […]

Life is good® Brews Happiness with New Coffee Line – Giveaway, Enter to Win Your Own Coffee Break !


In today’s fast-paced, multitasking society, busy coffee aficionados rarely take a moment to slow down. Coffee breaks used to be about taking a moment to pause and reconnect. Today, coffee breaks have turned into a grab-and-go affair. In celebration of its new coffee line, Life is good® encourages you to slow down and bring back the coffee break – a  simple […]

The Hardy Seed – EBook Cover Design


Kindle book cover designed by me ! The Hardy Seed [Kindle Edition] Mario Vigliani (Author), Aileen McDonough (Editor)   Download from Amazon “One of the things we love to do at 3am Writers is help people bring their book dreams to reality. We were thrilled to be a part of the editing process so this client could share her father’s book […]

What happened at the wine expo stays… right here, between you and I – Boston Wine Expo 2014 !

Boston Wine Expo

Here we are, starting another weekend, another impending snow storm…. There is a big difference, I am not heading up to Boston. The Boston Wine Expo is in the past can only look forward to next February. No amount of snow was going to keep me away. It was an unforgettable day from start to […]

Everyday Organizing


Upon returning home from getting my hair cut, I realized how many little things I organized. I can name 10 steps I took: Hung up my keys Hung up my coat Put my gloves and hat away Took of my boots and put them on the mat Put my pocketbook away Took my check book […]

Love Is All Around – Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your little sweethearts by reading a Candlewick book!


I really enjoyed these books. The stories and illustrations had their own unique styles. Although they were all about love they each approached it differently. Boys are boys and my little valentines allowed me to read to them. In the 8yr olds opinion none were about “love”. The 5yr old followed along with his brother. […]

Organize your calendar with ketchup & white out


It’s February and 2014 is in full swing. Is it getting a bit busy with commitments, activities, projects, obligations and responsibilities? Is your calendar overstuffed? Do you have too many obligations and not enough time to get it all done? I have a suggestion, leave space for ketchup and white out on your calendar. Ketchup […]

Hotel Commonwealth’s Bedtime Stories featuring Wally the Green Monster Feb. 21-22


Hotel Commonwealth’s Bedtime Stories event returns for its fifth year on February 21 and 22! A home run for February school vacation week, Hotel Commonwealth hosts the fifth annual Bedtime Stories storytelling and pajama party for families in Boston on February 21 and 22.  This year’s theme, “Baseball at Bedtime,”celebrates America’s favorite pastime with an appearance by Wally the Green Monster, beloved mascot of […]

Boston Wine Expo Ticket Giveaway Winner!!


Congratulations Adeline, and Happy Early Birthday… Party Hard at the BWE !! Thank you all for visiting my blog and entering to win. A special Thank You to Boston Wine Expo for this awesome giveaway and blogging opportunity. Bummed you didn’t win!? Sorry. You can use the code SOCIAL to get 10% off tickets for either the Saturday or Sunday Grand Tasting! […]

Organizing Post Holiday


Can you believe it’s the end of January already? Are your holiday decorations still up? Where are the holiday cards and gift wrap? Would a few suggestions help motivate you to take action? 1. If holiday greeting cards you received aren’t destined for a scrapbook or memory box, toss, after making a list of who […]