Family Trip to Big Bear, CA – Active & Relaxing Weekend for Ages 5-75!

  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!

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Lifestyle Changes to Keep & Foods to Try: What I learned on this year’s African adventure

  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

Core Power Yoga – Too Hot To Be Good? My Experience with a Month-Long Trial

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

Two Months Without (gasp) A Gym Membership….and I’m Surviving

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

5 Tools to Make Successful New Year’s Resolutions

“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

Meditation, Being Present, Living in the Moment, with Gratitude

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