Learning Resilience from Lucy Hone

It took a little resilience for me to get to her, but the talk I heard from Lucy Hone at the Mayerson Academy’s Raising Positive Children Global Author Series was totally worth it. I love going to the hair salon. I figured a great time to get my haircut would be between work and Lucy…

Not a Normal Day

One day last fall was not a normal day. It has required some good old fashioned resilience for me to move me forward. On the upside, I’ve got some gnarly pictures to share to illustrate the healing process (I’ll show them to you at the end). My family and took off for the weekend on…

Sweet Treats – Granola & Pie

These sweet treats aren’t packed with sugar, but I find the granola and pies have just enough to satisfy what’s left of my sweet tooth.

Meatless Days

Boy was I excited the day before we left for our vacation to Wisconsin this summer when the books I had ordered arrived.

Greens for Breakfast?

It seems the only way I will get my greens in, is to think outside traditional meals. Why not greens for breakfast?

Four Easy Salads

If it were up to me I would fix salad for dinner every night, probably in part because salads are so easy to throw together.  Although my family willing eats their greens, they usually aren’t thrilled when I try to sell it as the main entree.

My Favorite Smoothies

I am a creature of habit.  I like to try new smoothies, but I also love having tried and true smoothie recipes that I know by heart. Here are three of my favorite go-to smoothie recipes.

Building a Strong Core

Building a strong core is fundamental in any fitness program. I like yoga, pilates, and barre for strengthening my core.  I think that people underestimate the strength and balance building value of yoga.  I used to think that way too until I tried yoga and saw the results. I like these DVDs because I can…