“You’re entirely bonkers.   But I’ll tell you a secret:  all the best people are.” -Lewis Carroll   We all know a few people that are a little eccentric.  Those ones that are slightly off the beaten path.  You are thinking of them right now.  They often seem like they don’t have a care in the world,… Read more →

Craving a Snack?

If you are in the mood for something sweet, try out this delicious Carob Chip Shake.   My sisters and I have always loved Carob.   I decided to come up with my own Carob Shake recipe.  Carob is used as a healthier alternative to chocolate. Carob is naturally sweet, low in fat, high in fiber, has calcium, and has… Read more →

Chutzpah! Do You Have It?

  “People think chutzpah is in the genes.  It isn’t…’s in the needing and wanting and being willing to fall on your face. It isn’t fun….who wants all that rejection, but life is sweeter if you make yourself do uncomfortable things” -Helen Gurley Brown This is my husband jumping his quad at the sand dunes.  We used to load up… Read more →

A Lesson in Tenacity

    “Let me tell you the secret that had led me to my goal: my strength lies solely in my tenacity.” -Louis Pasteur   This past weekend my Husband and I headed up to Park City, Utah for a snowboarding trip.  My husband loves snowboarding.  I on the other hand have only gone twice.  The first time was about… Read more →


 Photo via Sloan Photographers  “The task is to recognize that you are uniquely special, have something to give, some talent that no one else shares in quite the same way.  This gift needs to blossom so we can appreciate and enjoy the benefits of it and acknowledge you for it.  You owe this to yourself and to all of us… Read more →


  “Loving yourself involves the discovery of the true wonder of you; not only the present you, but the many possibilities of you.  It involves the continual realization that you are unique, like no other person in the world, that life is, or should be, the discovery, the development, and the sharing of this uniqueness.”   How many of us… Read more →

Get Up and Move

    “Exercise not only tones the muscles, but refines the brain and revives the soul.” -Michael Treanor It’s time to Move.  Your body needs it.  Your mind and soul need it too.  Exercise is essential to healthy living.  I have never liked going to the gym.  I have always worked out by myself at home.  No one else needs… Read more →


  “Look for something, find something else, and realize that what you’ve found is more suited to your needs than what you thought you were looking for.” -Lawrence Block     During my teenage years one of my favorite sayings was, “Serendipity Baby!!!”  My friend Cricket and her sons taught me that saying.  I don’t even think I knew what… Read more →