My first memory of Christmas is of electric lights–electric being the key word. I was three years old, tinkering with the lights beneath the bottom branches of a scrawny fir in my grandmother’s living room. In rural South Carolina, trees were plucked from wherever they could be found, and my grandmother typically found hers […]
Barbara predicts my future is full of fun. How about yours?
At the end of summer each year, I’d already have my first day of school outfit planned out. It was always the most exciting and eye-grabbing ensemble I could put together (or dare wear in South Carolina) because I always went back to […]
I’m so happy to report that The Sell: The Secrets of Selling Anything to Anyone, my book with Fredrik Eklund, is an international bestseller. What a life inspiring ride it has been to work on this book with him. I now know from personal experience that his advice encourages you to discover and achieve […]
When I was a kid growing up in South Carolina, I always made Valentines… for everyone in my class. It made me happy. This year I made Valentines and sent them to a few of my eldest sweethearts. I felt great joy making them and it makes me happy to know friends will soon […]
You’ve heard the saying, “Time heals all wounds.” This time last year I was recovering from back surgery and couldn’t take my yearly ski trip with Scott and our pal Barbara Corcoran to #Sundance. As I recovered in bed, I shook off the feeling that I’d never ski again by making my mantra a […]
Thankfully, we’ve survived multiple world end theories and are clicking over to another year… and you know what that means? Resolutions!!!
Here’s a Life 101 idea… don’t make resolutions! Instead, sit in bed on New Year’s morning and make a list of the things you dream of for the year. (From a new job […]
Want to impress your friends and family? How about learning how to say “Merry Christmas” in a new language. Here are some ideas to get you started: Brazilian “Feliz Natal” Danish “Glædelig Jul” Eskimo “Jutdlime pivdluarit ukiortame pivdluaritlo!” French “Joyeux Noël” German “Froehliche Weihnachten” Greek “Kala Christouyenna” Hawaiian “Mele Kalikimaka” Hebrew “Mo-adim Lesimkha. Chena […]