Hey Now…


Goodness I love that quote. It struck a chord with me. But the bottom website needs to be changed. Well, at least in my opinion. You see, I think it should be www.livelifejoyously.com instead of happy. Happiness is a feeling that is so fragile. It comes and goes like a wave of womanly hormones. Up one minute and down the next. Haha. But JOY… Joy is an appreciation of life. … [Read more...]

NO FAIL Adventure


I’m kinda on roll here this month, adventure wise that is. Still participating in Adventurous April and this week I got pair it along with Lindsay’s Tuesday Trainer. PLUS  Bonus points.. RIGHT Lindsay and Janetha? Anyway, Tuesday Trainer got adventurous. Trainers filmed themselves in places that were “adventurous” for them. Go check it out HERE. I’ll give you a sneak … [Read more...]

Tell all Tuesday and GIVEAWAY


I totally stole this title from the hubs. He’s about to post a TELL ALL TUESDAY and I nabbed the title. Hey, it’s catchy. Plus I am pretty sure he won’t read this so it’s all good, right? His Tell All Tuesday is about what he did as far as training and eating. I decided to revamp mine and just blab. Oh and if you get through my blabbing, I promise to post a giveaway at the … [Read more...]



Today is a day I cannot forget. I mean, I forget a lot and I mean A LOT, but not today. I remembered the important things today. Like TUESDAY TRAINER! You see, it’s actually Wednesday here, so remembering Tuesday Trainer is a BIG DEAL, right Linz? Anyway, this one is too FUN to miss out on, so go check it out now…. before you forget! I didn’t forget to cross off my last … [Read more...]

Sweet as…


I fully intended to adopt this Kiwi phrase. I hear it way to often. sweet as- Urban dictionary defines it here. Second most common phrase in New Zealand after "awesome". Said when something is rather good instead of just "good" or "OK". Often followed by "bro". EX: How was the surf at Ragland yesterday? Sweet As bro   I’ve noticed that this saying is said a … [Read more...]

Life Abroad: Updates & Such


G’day. Yes, I will continue to say G’day as long as I am in New Zealand. It’s totally justifiable. Plus it’s catchy, eh? Well I thought it might be time for a wee update. I know a lot of blogs have been doing random life facts, updates, etc. and you know what? I like it! It gives me a chance to see (I mean read) about how this person is doing, what’s new, what’s on their … [Read more...]

Duty Calls: WIAW


Ahh friends, hello. It’s been a blur the past few days. Getting back into Christchurch, unpacking, catching up on work, laundry, etc. You know the routine. But this time around, our routine is settling in a bit different. You see, it’s go time here. Two months till Ironman New Zealand and the hubs in in full on training now that the knee is a go. So……what does that mean for … [Read more...]

30 Minute Thursday: Start Where?


Yesterday was big day for us. When I say big, I mean big in a small way. Like being able to run pain free. Yes, the hubs and I went for a run. His first run since September and his first run post PRP therapy last week. We found a park and ran on the grass for a while, then stopped and walked every 4 minutes. It was nice to enjoy that feeling of starting again. Starting up … [Read more...]

P.I.T (Pin It Tuesday)


I have a feeling this weeks blog posts are going to be much like our living situation right now….scattered! hehe. But the one thing I am good I always seem to keep in line are my PINS. Yes, things I see that I like on pinterest. It’s like the ultimate BOOKMARKING technique. Am I right? So consider today’s post all about the PIN, Cotter PINS. Maybe I should call them Cottins … [Read more...]