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A Few of my Favorite Things…

A few of my favorite things…some things that bring me joy and peace… My Favorite Flower – Poppies My Favorite Colors – Cobalt Blue & Violet My Favorite Current Song – “Lost Boy” by Ruth B My Favorite Ice Cream Flavor – Mint Choc Chip My Favorite Yoga Pose to do – Child Pose – […]

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Friday Night Coloring

About 5pm my Friday night plans changed…my plans were to curl up with my son and watch a movie but then I get a text asking if he can go to a friend’s house for the night…those teenage years are coming…guess that’s the road I’m going to have to cross whether I’m ready or not, […]

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#Motivation Monday – Favorite Quotes

Today was a busy busy day, I apologize for the late night post…today was a day of catch up and surprisingly I still have energy left…this is what happens when you do things you love!!! Today is #motivationmonday – I love days like this! Motivation and Inspiration are key factors to keeping us going. I […]

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Wild but Stable

We are raised that there is either wild or there is civilized. We always have to make an ultimate choice. Why can’t we be a healthy mix of both? Why can’t we be wild & free and stable & strong all at the same time? I like to think of myself as a free spirit, […]

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What I’ve Learned About Myself.

I know I say it all of the time but it’s true, life is a journey, a string of lessons, a never-ending growth process…Here’s my list of self lessons (I love lists!) #listchallenges I cannot let my blood sugar drop too low or I become ultra cranky…I am that Snickers commercial in real life ; […]

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Why It’s Important to Live in the Present

The past is the past. The future is the future. But I am here now. Present. My greatest lesson I have learned (and am still learning to master the practice of it) is to be in the present, to live, to feel, and to embrace the present. We spend so much of our time and […]

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Throwback…Recipe for Pancakes with Love

Here’s another throw back post from my previous Foodie blog…Enjoy! Today we start the day with Homemade Pancakes and sausage links (I cheated a little on those- just had to cook them) – yum! I had my kitchen assistant in tow too! This is a batter I’ve made several times before – for about two […]

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My Bucket List…and why I made One

Having a bucket list is the trendy thing to do right? I used to think so a little bit (and don’t get me wrong, I do love to be a little trendy sometimes) but this is one I wish I had jumped on the band wagon a long time ago… I’ve always been kind of […]

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“Never be Afraid to Bloom”

“And the day  came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ~ Anais Nin I took a walk around our yard to let the morning’s sun rays touch my face. I had been battling with a feeling of containment in my life. I […]

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Remembering loved ones on World Stroke Day… and Reducing your Risk & Increasing Awareness

This is a difficult post for me to write but I feel it is important that we share our stories to help others. The risks of strokes are real and many of us are unaware of how much a stroke can affect our lives. My Grandfather had a stroke last December and it changed my and […]

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