REFILL: Dark Chocolate MMAZ and MIMM

May 12, 2013

“The truth is, we aren’t weary simply because our schedules are full. We are weary because our spirits are depleted. Within each one of us resides a soul that desperately needs renewal and restoration, something an overloaded schedule doesn’t always allow.” Such truth, isn’t it? That word….Depleted. How often do we find ourselves depleted at […]

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Dear Abby Friday: Perfectly Easy Pancakes

April 5, 2013

It’s been 6 weeks since we moved away from our beloved neighbors. I’ve been going through some serious DEAR ABBY withdrawals. You see, we still  live in the same area and work at the same place, but we can’t just pop in for a glass of wine, kombucha cocktail, tea, etc. like we used to. […]

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Recovery Carnival: A Cotter Concoction

February 13, 2013

This week, I think it’s moving as slow as molasses. Normally I like molasses, just not the pace of it.  Let’s just say I’ve been needing extra recovery this week, more mentally than anything. You know how those weeks are, yes? And speaking of recovery, a few weeks ago our fellow triathlete/blog friend Jason of […]

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Dear Abby Friday & Chocolate Rum Macaroons

January 11, 2013

Happy Friday friends. It’s a good feeling. Even though I still work weekends, there’s just something about that Friday feeling. Anyway, today I have something very special to share. I sound like Mr. Rogers, but I promise you’ll like it. Today I have my DEAR friend ABBY sharing a recipe (yes, I’m referencing the Dear […]

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Feed Me Friday: Food and Friends

November 2, 2012

Ahh welcome to another Feed me Friday Post. You see, I had full intentions of doing a “Benefits of Holiday Spices” post, but my brain hurts, I’m a bit under the weather, and I just want to blab today. Perfectly acceptable, yes? So What’s a Feed me Friday? Well, it means I leave you with […]

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Lessons from the Week

August 4, 2012

This week I learned that my top priorities don’t make me money, but they do ENRICH my life. This week I learned that I need to focus on my words. Making them fruitful and encouraging above all else. This week I learned a good product starts with the care and passion of the company. Thank […]

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Asheville Smiles

July 30, 2012

We have these moments. Moments of pure joy, of blissful blessings, of thankful awareness. This past weekend, I had all three. This past weekend was a Godsend. The hubs was in NC training (others). Being the good man he is, he let me use one of his stand by tickets to meet up with some […]

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Wednesday Schpeel

July 11, 2012

Yes, schpeel is a word. I looked it up. It’s a word according to Urban Dictionary and I use it a lot. So here’s my schpeel…. in random order of course. God is good. He’s answering a lot of prayers, in fact He’s answering immediate prayers. What does that say? That there is power in […]

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Motivation Monday: Keep the Care

April 2, 2012

This weekend was a quick one. Lot’s of driving and traveling to and from meetings, appointments, etc. But it was also a weekend where I was reminded of how much people care. I was reminded that I know GOOD people and man am I lucky. So why is this a Motivation Monday? Well because I […]

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Worth the Time

March 12, 2012

Let me guess, you just opened your Google Reader on this lovely Monday Morning and it’s jammed pack. But that’s a good thing. Means your blog friends (aka “blends”) were out living life. And when I say living life I mean cooking, eating, training, and so forth. My reader is always packed Monday mornings. But […]

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