I told all my friends that one of my first agenda items was to drink an aperol spritz in Venice!
Here’s what’s piquing my interest on this Peak of the Week/ Peak of the Month! It’s a little hard to believe that it’s the middle of May, but I’m here for warmer weather, vegetable gardens, hummingbirds, and plenty of sunshine!
I’m also sharing what I wore in Venice. I fretted over what to pack, but I feel I couldn’t have done better with what I chose. The weather didn’t always cooperate!
11 Juicy Memoirs To Drop Into Your Beach Bag– I love memoir! You better believe I’ll be reading some of these. I’ll be writing my own list soon. I’ve read several memoirs since the first of the year. I need to document them!
This Small Town In New Mexico...- This will tell you a little bit about where I live!
Our hotel on Lido was beautiful! I love wearing these bag pants from Zara. I bought them several years ago. You can’t beat a good pair of khakis while traveling! Here is a similar pair.
Artificial Intelligence/ Chat GPT– Are you using it? I have used it recently to help organize a blog post, and I also used it to find the top things to do in Venice. My daughter and son-in-law talked to me about using it- I use it or get left behind. It’s here!!! So below is the video I used as a quick introduction to using Chat GPT. Let me know if you use it!
Feedly– Feedly is the website and app that I use to follow all the blog I read. It’s kind of like an inbox just for blog. Please be sure to follow Now Choose Life if you sign up. I’m re-evaluating everything with my blog right now!! I’m still old school and follow numerous blogs! I like Feedly because I don’t clog up my email with blogs!
I took several tops that could be worn with all colors. Two pairs of jeans, black pants, and khakis. Several black and white solid tops too. I washed some out in the sink to make sure I had enough.
I will forever pack these Spanx jeans for trips! They are the perfect weight of denim. They hold me in! I love them! They can be purchased Here. I’m wearing the small/petite in these. You have to get the hang of getting them on, but they are so worth it! Buy them Here.
What I’m Reading
I love reading about our First Ladies and what it’s like to live in the White House. This book did not disappoint! Buy it HERE. 5/5 stars
Paris A Memoir– I’ve never been a fan of Paris Hilton, but I saw her interviewed when her memoir came out, and I was so intrigued. She went through a terrible time as a teenager. She has helped change the “ranches” industry that parents sent trouble teens to. She’s let a fascinating like, and she seems to finally be happy. 4/5 stars
Bad Mormon– If you are a connoisseur of trash TV like me, you probably know of the author of this book. Heather Gay from the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City ended up leaving the Mormon church. This is her story.
I love this Amazon swim suit. I wore it the one day I was able to sit out by our hotel pool The neckline is the best! Buy it HERE.
What I’ve Been Listening To
3 Questions and 3 Books Podcast– I’ve added these three books to my TBR list, and added these questions to my self reflection arsenal of questions!
Father Mike Bible In A Year Podcast– What he says in this podcast about how we allow sin to creep into our lives really spoke to me!
What We Are Watching
I have these on my list to watch. Let me know if you have any shows you are really enjoying!
The Chosen– Can be watched on Amazon Prime now.
I can’t tell you the number of women who came up to me to tell me they loved my glasses! One women just knew that I had to have bought them in Italy! Nope- I got them on Amazon! They are progressive. My eye Dr. told me to just buy for my reader number 2.5 and the other views should work. I’ve had to play around with it, and I need the 2.0 readers and the distance works. Try them if you need progressive glasses! I love them! Buy them HERE.
I wore this to a cocktail reception. All from Zara that I bought several years ago.
I wore this black dress with a lace shawl I bought in Murano to the convention banquet.
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