The Most Satisfying Way to Reach Your Goals

rose colored glasses

I know many people who are successful in their business, relationships and health goals.  It is because they worked on one major thing…being grateful. You see, when you have only a fraction of the life you dream of, the most satisfying way to reach your goals is to be grateful for what you have right […]

Your Abs Come From the Kitchen (and other fitness tips)


Wondering what exercises to do to get flat abs? How about this one: Exercise your will power and eat less carbs, more fiber and lean protein. A few weeks ago, at my January LIVE event, fitness trainer, Chandra Sowell, shared some great tips with the group about getting in shape for 2015. One of her […]

How We Lost 8 Pounds in 10 Days (and how you can avoid holiday weight gain!)

10 Day Detox Diet

photo:Pinterest My husband and I decided that before the holiday season got started, and all the glorious food surrounded us, that we needed to do a detox to cleanse our system of the evil carbs and sugars we were both addicted to.  It’s easier to make a lifestyle change, even if temporary, if someone else […]

Family First, Always

On our way to see Annie

Do you ever get caught up in life, goals and planning for the future that you forget to enjoy what is right in front of you? Even when your plans and goals will benefit those you love, it’s important to live and love in the moment and put your family first, always. I’m guilty of […]

Simple Pleasures to Get You Through a Crazy Week (+ giveaway)

gourmet coffee drinks at home

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central for NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto, and received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Some days weeks are just crazy beyond words. Sick kid, field trips, articles due, product reviews to write-up, house to clean and a husband to give undivided attention to. […]