“Stressing Over Stress is What Makes Stress so Stressful”

April 7, 2014

Welcome Marvelous Monday! I think I should start off by explaining last week’s RESTING more than a day post. Yes, I closed comments for that post so that we could all rest. But I also did it because I knew I would want to respond to comments and engage in good conversation if I left […]

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Bolder Blogging: Why I will never have a perfect Blog

February 25, 2014

These are my truths. These are my imperfections. And these reasons why my blog will never be perfect. I don’t post every day. I’m pretty the grammar Gods frown upon me with each post. I don’t have the best food photography skills –> but at least they are improving. I’ve had a light box (for […]

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Try it Out Tuesday: Christmas Eve Style

December 24, 2013

Try it out… Reset, Reboot, Slow down… Try it out… Let go of guilt and perfect. Don’t compare. Try it out… Have FUN. You know it’s in you. Go here for the FULL picture. It’s too fun! Try it out… Be Real. It’s way easier than than looking like you have it all together 24/7. […]

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A lesson in Dreaming Big –> Live them OUT LOUD

October 28, 2013

It’s true, we live in a “The World is Your Oyster Era”. Maybe it’s because social media is at our fingertips every day. We see other people pursuing their dreams and/or really striving in life. Or so we think. This can be a good thing for us, motivationally speaking, but I also think we tend […]

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Race Week: living on chances.. and protein

September 18, 2013

This weekend we’re taking another chance. Actually, we’ve been given another chance. A chance to dream big. A chance to KEEP GOING. A chance to GIVE it ALL we’ve got! ….. It’s RACE WEEKEND. The kiwi Cotter has been been training SMART and HARD. We’ve made some major changes and some major sacrifices. All for […]

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Making the Most of It: GF Ingredients & September Slow Down

September 11, 2013

Well, the Slowdown Challenge has officially ended (well at least the email updates have), but I am going to continue posting about it through the month. Even though I don’t get the daily encouragement from the writer himself, I still get encouragement from others and it’s something I NEED and WANT to work on. Also, […]

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Marvelous Monday: Laboring

September 2, 2013

Happy Labor Day! Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of their country. Oh yes, we have been […]

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Tis YOUR Season

July 3, 2013

Welcome to a little Food for thought Wednesday. I could sit here and tell you about all the new food finds and summer meals we’ve been eating lately. I could tell you about my new favorite NEW ZEALAND Sauvignon Blanc. I could tell you about my recent Purely Twins Recipe I made and am obsessed […]

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Worry Free Friday

June 21, 2013

A few weeks ago I wrote a post  titled “The 5 Components of Dreaming Big.” I guess you could say it was my own “theory” of how to approach your dreams (big or small). But what I forgot to mention was the few THINGS that KEEP US from dreaming big. The THINGS that KEEP US […]

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The 5 Components of Dreaming Big

June 4, 2013

I have this theory. A theory about Dreaming Big. You know, the kind of dream it takes more that one person to go after?! Could be a dream you wish for your family, for yourself, for others, etc. But all in all, it’s a BIG DREAM and in order to GO AFTER it, you NEED […]

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