One week down

I’ve just complete the first week of my Whole 30 journey, so I thought I would give a little update. I would love to say that everything has been easy peasy, and I am now completely in control of my food choices. The truth is, the past few days have been really...

My word for 2017

For the past few years, I have watched in amazement and sometimes a bit of annoyance this time of year as people posted their “word for the year.” I was amazed that people could think of just one word to focus on for the entire next year. How did they come...

What was your theme for 2016?

I know a lot of people who start the new year with a word for the year. I’m always so inspired when I see the words people choose, and I have tried many times to do this. For some reason, I’ve never been able to look ahead and select one word as my...

changing with the seasons

When my husband and I first started dating, one of the things he liked most about me was my slightly tomboyish attitude. I didn’t mind to ride mountain bikes on a tough trail through the woods or ride a four wheeler through a muddy farm field. For the first five...

practicing gratitude, part 2

When I think about November, the first thing that comes to mind is NOT how beautiful it is. In my mind, November is the transition from fall to winter. It’s the month when the vibrant colors of October start to fade. It’s the month of dark evenings and...