When Dealing With It Makes It Worse

Spring has finally arrived!

To me, that’s pretty doggone exciting. Spring and fall are my absolute favorite times of year.

Somehow the transition from the cold dark of winter to the warm, bright green of spring makes me a lot happier. I get too comfortable “just dealing with” the doldrums of winter and seem not to get a whole lot accomplished.

But, SPRING HAS ARRIVED! [Read more…]

Naturally Pretty Nails

Let me start this post with one big ol’ disclaimer. The featured photo is not a pic of my nails.

A.) Mine are not that nice.

B.) I do not have a resident photographer—it would be impossible for me to capture this shot.

However, I do have a little secret that I’ve stumbled upon and it is definitely helping me on my journey toward prettier…HEALTHIER nails.

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Five Cold & Flu Busting Tips

My weapon is drawn and I’ve declared war! Seriously, we have had it with cold and flu bugs around our home! In the off chance you or yours are in the same position I’m sharing (in no particular order) five of my favorite tips for dealing with winter-time sniffles!

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What Is the Secret to Self Discipline?

Are you ready for some things in your life to be better?

When I was in high school, I injured my ankle pretty badly playing soccer. Back then we didn’t have an awesome athletic trainer on staff, so I did what any red-blooded teenager did in those days – I kept playing on it. [Read more…]

How To Get (and STAY) Motivated

Let me ask you one simple question – what is your motivation?

What I mean is – what drives you to do the things you do? When you make a decision, a choice, or take action – what moves you?

Maybe you have some areas in your life that you aren’t exactly happy with and feel like you need to make some changes. Why have you? Or better yet – why haven’t you?

We all have various reasons for doing what we do. But, in the grand scheme of things, there are really only 2 major motivators ——– [Read more…]

Three Things To Keep From Feeling Like a Bad Santa!


It’s the day after Thanksgiving and I’m wondering what your holiday was like? Full as in fulfilling? Or full as in full of strife? Or BOTH!

I can’t help but think that Dickens penned these words for many of us.

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… [Read more…]