This month I encourage you to aim Cupid's arrow directly at
yourself. It's sweet to be loved by others, but we also need to
wrap those loving arms around ourselves every now and again and
FEEL the love.
Here are some ways to help get you started.
Give yourself a hand
How many times have you thought to yourself "dang, I wish I were
a celebrity just so I could have a crack team of personal
assistants, too"? I have many times. Well, dream no further,
Say hello to Alter Ego Concierge. This Chicago-based,
full-service company is perfect for busy moms with too many balls
in the air. Teams of folks are at the ready to assist you with
everything from basic childcare to organizing your home, running
errands, scheduling travel or preparing meals. It's completely
personalized and all of the staff have been vetted. Where do
I sign up, right? AlterEgo.com
Luscious library of gourmet chocolate
A girl has got to have a little chocolate on Valentine's Day. So
if you're going to indulge, skip the cheap stuff and nibble instead
on the way chocolate is supposed to be made. This collection of
delicate chocolate "books" are ones you'll definitely have trouble
putting down. $26, giftinggrace.com
Meredith Sinclair is a freelance writer and blogger living with three quirky guys on Chicago's North Shore.
See more of Meredith's stories here.
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