White Hot Truth by Danielle LaPorte

Sitting down with your best friend to hash out the problems of your week and the joys of your life is one of the best ways to bring focus, love, and expansion to your life. Sitting down to read one of Danielle LaPorte’s book does exactly the same thing. You know there will be hard…

2017 Planner and Core Desired Feelings

Happy New Year! I know that most people do their new year post at the beginning of January. I was just too busy at that time dreaming up exactly how I wanted to curate a fantastic 2017 for myself to post all the details at that point. I think that it’s going to be a…

Autumn Ends and Winter Begins

I’ve taken a break from posting and creating things online. The weeks have been busy as the harvest finishes and the people and activities in my life have needed more direct attention then usual. However, the time has come to fill you in with what has been on my mind. I hope this will help…

Election Results & Winter Blues

So, I’m pretty bummed about the Election Results. It is disheartening to know that so many Americans think that a man shown to be a bully, racist, sexist, and generally awful human is a better choice than a prepared, intelligent, and calm woman with specific policy ideas to help all Americans. Let’s not even talk…

It’s another GOTV post. . .

Vote. I know, I know, you are hearing that everywhere. You are probably tired of hearing about it. Still, I’m going to tell you again in case you haven’t made a plan yet. Most states will allow you to register on the day of. You just might have to bring some proof of address with…

Festive Survey!

CupcakesAndMachetes, who also does fantastic book reviews, posted a festive Halloween survey a few days back. I couldn’t resist! Questions first, then answers. What scent sets the holiday mood? Favorite Halloween Fun Size Candy Bar? Favorite Halloween movie? Favorite seasonal sweet? What toppings are on the perfect candy apple? What’s your favorite costume you ever…

Trendy Self Care Habits

Self Care is a trendy topic these days. We surround ourselves every day with endless to-do lists, project demands at work, family obligations, and personal improvement goals. All these wonderful things that add richness to our days can also make for noisy minds and restless souls. Self Care is supposed to help us tame these…

Summer Storms

I got caught in a downpour on my way home from work last night. It wasn’t a simple, light rain or even a stormy day where thunderstorms were to be expected. Rather it was a sudden onslaught of big splashy raindrops filtered through the still shining, warm sunlight. I raced my bike through the sheets…

Shadow Move

This has been an interesting Summer filled with many new experiences and people. I’ve had a lot of opportunities to stretch my horizons a bit and have enjoyed the blossoming relationship that started this past January. Now we are moving in together and a whole new adventure is beginning. Moving and packing has proven to…

Saturnine Thursday

Do you know that feeling where there is so much going on that you can’t seem figure out how to share anything? I’ve been meaning to get a blog post written for quite some time. I’ve also been meaning to finish editing about five youtube videos. All of that just keeps getting pushed to the…

Family Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! For me this holiday is all about honoring the Irish heritage I have. One of the ways I do this is by making our family’s recipe for Soda Bread It’s an acquired taste. The recipe has probably been adapted and changed a lot through the generations, but I think it’s delicious….

Starting the Year Off with a Tidal Wave

I had a fairly stressful and unpredictable childhood. A common theme growing up was how flexible can you be to the sure to come changes. I learned what I had to keep doing to stay happy and what I needed to let go of when extra stress used my energy in new ways. Now, I’m…