Archive for: 2015

Picture this. Washington, DC. 2015. Some of you will get that reference. I’m at a leadership conference and we’re going to be served breakfast. As I sit down at my table, I reach for my napkin to place in my lap and that’s when I notice – it’s not there. That’s because the woman next to me grabbed the wrong napkin, thr…

My mother always teases me and says my house looks staged and not lived in. That’s her way of saying I need more clutter (bless her heart). I like for my home to feel warm, inviting, and comfortable for guests – and that’s hard to do if there’s sensory overload in your home. The same can be said when it comes to sellin…

The April issue of Prince William Living Magazine is their “Green Issue.” As part of this month’s theme, I decided to take a different spin on the idea. Here’s a link to my latest article called “Mindful Dining.” Hope you enjoy! Be sure to click here to sign up for our newsletter. Our monthly blog, “Pearls of POPE” has…

The Art of Being Thoughtful. Spring is here!!! Well – almost. But I am thankful for the change in weather, among other things. Over the last few days, I’ve been sending out quite a few “thank you” notes. Some of you may have heard me say before how much I love receiving thank you notes, as well as how important it is t…

It’s My Pleasure

I love Chick-fil-A. And apparently many people do, because every single time I go not only is the drive-thru line wrapped around the building but they also have a police officer directing traffic in the parking lot. Well, on my last visit I noticed something that I’ve probably heard a thousand times before yet somehow…