Sometimes it takes awhile to visit those destinations that are closest to home (and for reference I mean within a two to four hour drive). Being in California, we’ve tackled a few of them including Mammoth, Temecula, Palm Springs, LA, Santa Barbara, San Diego and a few jaunts up and down the PCH. This … Continue reading Family Trip to Big Bear, CA – Active & Relaxing Weekend for Ages 5-75!
As a celebration of our 10th Anniversary, my husband and I planned a 2-week trip to Africa. After careful consideration of all the amazing places we wanted to see in Africa, we decided to plan a safari in Tanzania and add a few days of luxuriating in Zanzibar. We worked with Access 2 Tanzania … Continue reading Lifestyle Changes to Keep & Foods to Try: What I learned on this year’s African adventure
Over the last month I had the pleasure of trying out some classes at Core Power Yoga in California. The studios offer a number of classes with varying degrees of heat and humidity and rely on a formula and method of teaching. (BTW I won the month-long yoga trial at a local CrossFit 310 event). Basically, … Continue reading Core Power Yoga – Too Hot To Be Good? My Experience with a Month-Long Trial
Once in a while, everything lines up to guide you in a specific direction. No, it doesn't have to be a big deal... but this sure seemed like a big deal to me! No gym for 2-3 months? Seriously?! For nearly five (that's 5!) years, going to the gym has been the anchor to my … Continue reading Two Months Without (gasp) A Gym Membership….and I’m Surviving
What I learned from the Women's Strength Summit and my biggest ah-ha moment
Our favorite go-to family recipes for every season
My fired up review of a great new local dance studio
A series of basic exercises you can practice anywhere to improve your overall strength.
“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for a newer and richer experience.” –Eleanor Roosevelt This post is a bit delayed and it's a repeat of one I posted last year, but after I reread it I really like what I … Continue reading 5 Tools to Make Successful New Year’s Resolutions
I am not that person interested in meditation and being zen and chilling out. I always appreciated yoga, but not for the meditative practice. Quite the opposite, I thought I thrived on excitement and constant movement and deadlines. However, as our family has grown and we strive to raise good healthy children and enjoy ourselves … Continue reading Meditation, Being Present, Living in the Moment, with Gratitude