Road to Fitbloggin’- part 1

Road to Fitbloggin’ Series - Reboot the Diet: Find the FUN! Welcome to my seven week series on weight loss!  Why seven weeks you ask?  Simply, I am going to a fitness blogging conference for JumpSport Fitness Trampolines at the end of June—Fitbloggin13  in Portland OR.     In...

1,000 Items or Less: Could You Do It?

Starting this week, I began a huge organizational project for a dear friend of mine.  Suzy hired me on as her personal assistant, both domestically and professionally.  Suzy is a children’s entertainer and is also the director of a nonprofit organization called the Treasure Box...

Bumps and Bruises? Seek Arnica!

It’s the time of year where we find ourselves on bikes, navigating tight corners to reach the lawn mower, or getting banged-into at crowded venues.  Later in the day, a black and blue mark emerges, with a dull pain radiating from the site. At a recent visit with...

Sun Protection 101

Solar Power: Understanding the Sun and How to Enjoy It While Protecting Yourself! By now, all those living in the northern hemisphere can probably come out of hibernation.  Temperatures are rising, the landscape taking on a palette of greens and with this unfolding of winter into...

Leaping FOUR-WARD!

February 29th.  What a special day.  Leap year.  My husband and I know a couple that married on February 29th, they obviously have a great sense of humor and enjoy telling people that they have only been married four years when in reality it’s been...

Cycling: Exercising as a Couple

It’s the week after Valentine’s week when we have commemorated the ones we love, showered them with sweets, dewey eyes, poetic verse, an oyster or two, a glass of bubbly, or maybe a fizzy pink Shirley Temple.  However you showered your Valentine this year, consider the unfading gift...

Oh What to Wear? Part 2

Deciding what to wear is a question we ponder on a daily basis.  Since I have been mentoring and coaching teenagers, I know that this decision is a particularly intense one and usually requires a serious tete-e-tete each day after school. Whether or not you are...

Oh What to Wear? Part 1

An oft-asked question faced time and time again: What to wear? Whether going to work, school, or a formal affair, we ponder our wardrobes. While the gym seems a no-brainer for outfitting oneself, gym rats are all the wiser. Additionally, with regard to “chub-rub” or...