Life After Loss Love Is In Small Things

Life After Loss Love Is In Small Things

Everyone who has ever known my late husband and I know how much we love each other. So I often receive questions like “How do you know if a man really loves you?” I am not a relationship expert, but I do believe love is in the small things.

Life After Loss Love Is In Small Things

Many years ago we were quite poor so we dined out very rarely. My man and I are both are foodies. We often talked about the delicious food we tasted when we traveled around the world. One day, my man came home from work with a leftover box. He couldn’t wait to show me what was inside. I opened it up and it was risotto!!! It is one of my favorite foods! Since we traveled to Italy, I had been craving for it for a long time. My man told me he had a work meeting with some customers and they took him for lunch. He was very happy when he saw the risotto on the menu. “Did you order two of them?” I knew he loves it very much too. “No, but I had some and here are yours.” Several years later, when my man took me to that same restaurant, I noticed how small the portion of the risotto is and I suddenly realized that he maybe only had one or two bites of the risotto that day. It turned out he only ate the side salad and saved the whole risotto for me. He said “I love seeing you happy and enjoying your favorite food!”

Life After Loss Love Is In Small Things

When I was in middle school, my older brother once taught me to ride a motorcycle. I was doing quite well at the beginning, but when we were on the real busy road I panicked. My brother had to jump over to stop me from hitting others. I didn’t kill anyone, but after that I was quite afraid to operate any moving vehicles. In 2008 I decided to get my teaching certificate so I enrolled in a one year evening program at our local university. At that time, I had just passed my driving test and got my license. My late husband worked very far from our house. Every day he drove 100 miles round trip to work. He knew how much I hated driving, so he planned his work ahead so he could go home a little early to drive me to my college. It was another two hour round trip drive for him. When I was in the class, he went out to find some food and bring it back to me when I was on my break. We sat outside of the classroom eating our dinner together. After that, he just waited till my class ended and then took me home. Two times a week and it lasted the whole year. He was never late or complained about how much trouble I caused. He said “I am very proud of you because you work so hard and I am very happy to be here with you.”

Life After Loss Love Is In Small Things

My man often told me that he loved taking care of me. He said he felt good when he could. Everything he did for me, he never thought they were burdens, he took them as joys. He was not just good at saying how much he loved me, he really was good at showing his love by actions.

Life After Loss Love Is In Small Things

Love is all in the small things. Those small things can show if you are important to him.

Life After Loss Love Is In Small Things

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Life After Loss Love Is In Small Things

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Why is Orange Red the New Black?

Why is orange red the new black

My blog name is Color and Grace because I love colors and my name is Grace. I especially love bold and bright solid colors. 😉 So today I am going to talk about my all time favorite color, orange red.

Why is Orange Red The New Black

There are a lot of people who are afraid of this bold/crazy color. But in fact, a brilliant orange-red color is so ultra gorgeous and flattering on just about everyone. Find the right orange red shade, and you will see yourself glowing.

Why is Orange Red The New Black

How do you choose the right orange red?

Make sure the orange red you choose works for your skin tone. If you’re pale or have pink and red in your skin, go for pastel oranges or oranges that have more coral or red in them. Those with warm skin tones and medium complexions can get away with bolder shades or orange, you can even try oranges that contain a bit of gold and yellow in them. If you have dark skin, your best bet is to stick with oranges that contain a brown or deep-red base.

Why is Orange Red The New Black

Below are some of examples of me wearing different orange red shades.

An orange red dress:

Easy Labor Day Outfit—No Labor Required

Grace Liang from http://colorandgrace.com

Grace Liang from http://colorandgrace.com

An orange red skirt:

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An orange red top:

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Why is Orange Red The New Black

An orange red sweater:

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Staying warm comfy and stylish with LL bean this winter

As you can see, orange red is very flattering and that is why I call it the new black. More of us should be wearing it more often. Now, go find the right shade of orange red for you and glow! 😉

Why is Orange Red The New Black

Why is Orange Red The New Black

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Thank you for reading, and if you like what you read, please comment below or share it with your friends. Don’t forget to follow me on Facebook and Twitter for new post updates, and follow me on Instagram for all the amazing fashion, beauty and life style products that I will share with you. Of course, don’t forget to check out my Instagram stories daily to know me better as a person. Finally, don’t forget to follow me on YouTube for my fashion, beauty and life style videos. Have a great day and see you soon!

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http://colorandgrace.com occasionally receives vendor/ brand sponsorships for mentioning their products and services.

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