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The Knack of Letting Go

raising children

Over the winter season my spacious home began to feel cluttered as if the walls were caving in from a junk pile of toys.  If you were to  wander up to the top floor of my home you would discover a small space overlooking a beautiful window that the sun […]

Join Me On My Journey

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I decided the best way to start the summer season is to begin a new project and am excited to announce my new weekly series The  Misadventures of a Struggling Granola at Channillo! This humorous column is about my healthy pursuits and everything in between while trying to master the […]

Inspiring Wins!

inspiration knows no boundaries

I am constantly thinking of goals that I have set for myself and the little wins I making in reaching towards those goals.  I look for inspiration from the people around me. It is through celebrating their achievements that I can build momentum to keep moving towards my own small […]

The Last Day of 2014

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I slid out of bed at 6:00 am this morning to organize the family and get ready for an excellent day of skiing. However, a  discovery was made as my husband opened the ski locker to begin loading our skis onto the back of the truck. He had a terrified […]

The Birthday Curmudgeon

Birthday Curmudgeon

Once upon a time there was a blogger who loved birthdays, presents, and celebrations then somewhere in her thirties. She became a Curmudgeon! That’s right a birthday curmudgeon! I blame it on turning thirty and then my body had the nerve to keep getting older. I know there is so […]

Waking Up and Being Present

Being Present

As I drove my youngest home from another sports practice my mind wandered with thoughts of to-do lists, meal plans, and weekly schedules. I was not in the present moment  as my mind raced with a million things to do.  In fact, I  have no idea what knocked me out […]

Cruising Down Blue Mountain

Blue Mountains

I am not sure what compelled me to sign my family up for the Blue Mountain Bicycle Tour excursion on our vacation in Jamaica last winter. It might have been my love for coffee, the need to step off of the beach, or the sudden call for adventure. I suspect […]

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