The new year usually inspires us set plans for the upcoming year. We think of all the goals we want to set, the weight we vow to lose and the vacations we swear we are going to take! But it also makes me look back at the current year. I look at the goals I … Continue reading Finding Peace in the Pieces
Like breaking up, reaching out to people is hard to do. Some days because you don't want to be an inconvenience. Others because you feel like the rejection of someone would hurt too bad. Sometimes it's because a lot of time has passed or you are in a different place than the last time you … Continue reading Reaching Out Is Hard To Do
Move over nasty and questionable Turducken, check out this gorgeous Thanksgiving mash up! It's the PIECAKEN! What is it? PieCaken is a triple-layered dessert medley consisting of pecan, apple and pumpkin pie goodness. The foundation of each PieCaken is a pecan pie, followed by pumpkin pie and then topped with apple spice cake. Each layer … Continue reading Move Over…
Recently I had quite the falling out with some family members. I honestly still do not know what I did but they have decided to no longer be a part of my life. While this brings me great sadness, I see them carrying on with their lives as if losing me does not affect them. … Continue reading Do You Even Miss Me???
I can honestly tell you, until a little over 15 years ago, these colors were just colors to me. The colors that reminded me of Barbie and My Little Pony. They might have been crayons next to each other in a box or the colors of a gorgeous sunset. So, what do they mean to … Continue reading The Colors Pink and Purple.
I woke up this morning blissfully in the dark. The storm that had rattled my windows in the early hours had passed. It was a new day. A day I was blessed to awaken to, a day I was grateful for my breath and a day I was thankful for those I love being close. … Continue reading You Have No Power Over Me
I have been lucky enough to get to listen to some great speakers and leaders this past week! I received an invitation to the "Self-Acceptance Summit", an exclusive online podcast with multiple amazing speakers, leaders, healers, life coaches, badass people! So I want to share with you all some of the AWESOME lessons learned from … Continue reading A Desire to Know What I Truly Want
You plan for it your whole young life. You think of the dress, the hair do, the bridesmaids dresses, all the details right down to the goody bags. It takes literally years to plan your prefect day. The day that you and your true love become husband and wife. So why does it seem like … Continue reading Is Divorce a New Fad?
I wrote this the other day as I was reflecting on the things I see that are wrong with my body and the things I see that I love about myself. You see, most of us are not IN LOVE with everything about ourselves, but in concentrating on the negative we miss so much of … Continue reading What is Beauty?
So it's fair season and this is one of my favorite things! I love it all and there is NO other fair I would rather go to than my beloved Minnesota State Fair. If you have never been, here are some of the unique things about my favorite fair: The Minnesota State Fair is the … Continue reading Deep Fried and On A Stick!