Something I was concerned about when re-blogging. If your curious where all your space is being eaten up at as you kindly re-blog, this is why. It’s a shame that WordPress doesn’t come up with a better solution.

Safety Of The Shore


Safety Of The Shore

Weight Loss Motivation Tips


◼️Create goals but make them manageable. Don’t set a goal that’s likely far in the future and don’t set one that’s to easy either. You’ll find that your goals may change over time, so make them small and short term.

◼️Imagine a fitter, healthier you. Imagine yourself fitting into those skinny jeans, or crossing that finish line. Focusing on actually accomplishing your goals will keep negativity at bay and allow you to push forward. Practice visualization for just 10 minutes a day simply by closing your eyes and picturing yourself getting healthier and slimmer, keying in on how you look and feel, and imagining a more confident, energized, and proud version of yourself.

◼️Always grocery shop with a list, and stick to the list!

◼️If you are going to indulge, remember the “rule of one”. One scoop, one piece, one bit, etc…

◼️Prep ahead. If you know you’re doing something that’s burning a lot of calories. Have a Shakeology available, or veggies & hummus. Healthy, low calorie, good nutrient snacks for when you feel like your energy’s been zapped and you get hangry!

◼️Create a vision board. It helps you to not lose sight of your goals during times you’re feeling low or struggling.

◼️Make a celebration as clothes get too big on you, donate them. This will make you feel good about your accomplishment and good about helping others from the sowing the seeds of your accomplishment!

◼️Do it for YOU. Don’t do it for your boyfriend, or your husband. Don’t do it to get that guy to notice you. You think that’s a real personal motivator, but it’s not. You have to do it for yourself. Because YOU want change, because YOU want better health.

◼️Don’t see rewards in the form of food or desert. Your rewards shouldn’t be food focused, ever. Let rewards be a new top, one size lower. Or go get your hair done, or a mani pedi. Massages are an awesome reward for working your body hard!


Requests To Be A Guest Blogger


This is something I’ve thought long and hard about. To do or not to do and that is the question now isn’t it? So I’ve decided I will do guest blog posts, but only if they don’t conflict with my own views or my business. Other than that, I’d love to include blog posts about travel, clean eating and/or gluten free recipes, fitness trends, fashion, or inspiring stories. 

To Guest Post Follow These Steps:

  1. Email me with the subject GUEST BLOG
  2. Send me a pitch of the post you want to share on my blog (including title, images, GIFS, and/or anything else you wish to include.)
  3. Let me know which social media platform you do most of your shares on.
  4. I will send a confirmation email.
  5. After confirmation email is sent, your post will be live within 2 days if approved, if not I will reply with the reason why I chose not to.
  6. After post is live, please share and market the post on said media platforms.

Extra information:

  • I will give all credit for the blog post to you and your blog.
  • I will direct my readers to your social media platforms as long as you supply me with the info!
  • I will not change your content, because I want you to express your own unique style.
  • I will only be choosing up to four guest blogs per month (once a week give or take) 


Thanks for all of your inquiries. I’ve been super busy launching my business but now have the time to look over submissions for consideration.



10 Ways to Become More Resilient

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A great read over at Our Better Health

 10 Ways to Become More Resilient

Why We Continue To Doubt Ourselves


Great read @Discovering Your Happiness

Why We Continue To Doubt Ourselves

Sunshine Blogger Award


Many thanks to 💛 Jim @ This Is My Truth Now for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger award. He nominated me way back in July and somehow I completely missed this tag 😞 But I found it, so here goes!

This is an award for those blogs which bring sunshine into your life… interpret it any way you feel is appropriate, but follow these guidelines:

1.) Thank the person who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog.
2.) Answer the 11 questions sent by the person who nominated you.
3.) Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions.
4.) List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post and/or on your blog.

  • Where is the best place to watch the sunrise or sunset?

Hands down – the beach! It’s the most amazing feeling to watch the sun rise or set way out as it seems to or rise from the ocean depths 💙🌊

  • What color do you wear the most often?

Hmm probably black because that’s one of my favorite colors. 

  • How many siblings do you have?

Two (one passed away quite a while ago)

  • Which charity would you leave all your money to in the future?

I would divide 😂 all my money between the ASPCA, Harley’s Dream, and Oceana because yeah, I really do love animals more most of the time. But my money certainly wouldn’t go very far.

  • If you lived in another country, what would it be?

Italy or Ireland, maybe New Zealand.

  • What are your favorite and least favorite candy bars?

Favorite, mounds, I love coconut. Least favorite, almond joy, why did they have to ruin a delicious coconut candy bar???? Seriously, I don’t think I have a least favorite or favorite. I don’t eat candy bars very often. I usually eat 3-5 Hershey Kisses and I’m good to go for regular candy. As far as chocolate, I prefer the good expensive kind that isn’t filled with bad ingredients.

  • What is you favorite time of day?

Twilight, or very early dawn. Used to be middle of the night.

  • What is the least favorite part of your own blog?

I recently made a lot of changes and I don’t really dislike anything anymore about my blog. I dislike the fact I am bad with time management and don’t blog as much as I’d like to.

  • What food causes you to pig out the most?

🍕🍕🍕 Pizza. Pizza is my guilty, not guilty pleasure. Now I’d rather make my own so I can control the ingredients 😉 and that makes it a healthier option than ordering.

  • What actress would you want to meet for coffee?

Jennifer Lawrence, Rosario Dawson, Nikki Reed, or some other actress who speaks 🗣️ out for a cause they believe in. I’m not much of a fan girl type. I look at acting, writing, singing, playing a sport as no different than any other job. Everyone has a talent at a job they do, some just don’t see it that way. And people who do jobs that put themselves in harms way for the community and those who teach our children should be honored more than any celebrity, ever! But those who use their public platform and followings to try and help their world are pretty amazing to me. Now that is a super power 

  • Where is your most ticklish spot?

Sides, but I can get control of it pretty quick and I WILL tickle back!


I nominate:

  1. Karen
  2. Rosie
  3. Chloe
  4. Sarah
  5. Tammy
  6. Anna
  7. Mac
  8. Kelley
  9. Micaa
  10. Lynn
  11. Laura


My Questions For You:

  • If you could travel anywhere, where would it be?
  • Who inspires you the most?
  • What is your dream job?
  • Which country/city/place would you recommend to visit, and why?
  • A book that you will definitely recommend?
  • What do you do to take care of you?
  • What fictional place would you most like to visit, and why?
  • What is your favorite song of the moment?
  • What is the one touristy thing I would have to do or see in your home town?
  • Who’s your favorite superhero?
  • At what time of day do you enjoy sunshine most?

Meet and Greet


Jason Cushman runs the Harsh Reality Blog, has brought back the monthly Meet and Greet and allowed all of us to use it for blogging/networking and passing it along. Stop by and check out his meet and greet and his awesome page too!

Pass it on!

WordPress Meet and Greet – All Bloggers Welcome

What Is Your Dominant Trait According To The Spirituality Wheel?


The Spirituality Wheel

-My Results-

Let me know yours in the comments!


Dance In That Rain!


I’ve had a SUPER busy, preoccupied kind of week last week.  I just never seemed to find time to blog 😒 and it feels like it’s been forever. So yeah, the week/weekend took me away a bit and definitely distracted me from some of my goals. But I had fun and spent time with doing good things, seeing great friends and spending quality time with the hubby and that made for a great weekend! No regrets!

I was working on G.I.S.H.W.H.E.S. projects all week. Which was so much fun, and since I’m not at allllll artsy, I chose tasks that were close to heart and made up of all kinds of random kindness. Indeed very me. 

I also went to a picnic in the rain to say farewell to a few people we know who are leaving the area. Surprisingly a picnic in the rain (under a shelter) isn’t half bad. The rain was nice. I spent a few extra minutes in the Jeep listening to rain fall on the roof while hubby went ahead to the picnic.  We have a soft top and I love the sound of the raindrops. I nearly fell asleep lol. We ran into our friends Greg & Jade who we haven’t seen in quite a while. It was awesome to catch up and just chill a minute.

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Saturday we went to the New Breed Championships. They are a jiu jitsu,  muy Thai and general mixed martial arts competition. One of our close friends daughter was in competition there for her team/training dojo,  OutFox. It’s crazy how good these kids are. Dedication and commitment mixed with a lot of heart and love for their sport. Keith and I walked away feeling like we just visited a tight community. We are so proud of Lily’s accomplishments. This was her FIRST real competition and she had to go up against someone at a higher skill set than she was in. She held her own and all and all she did am amazing job for her first real go at it competitively. 

We were going to go to Busch Gardens afterwards but it was still rainy and Keith’s till suffering an ankle injury (rain doesn’t help). So we decided to stay home and just have a lazy weekend spending some quality time together. The week was kind of non stop for both of us between work, working out and events going on. We didn’t even hit the computers much. We just wanted some quiet time to make plans, dream and just “be”. 

Then last night and some baaaaaad salsa. Not a great way to end a beautiful week, but I’ll take it because the rest was magical!

That’s where I’ve been, taking a few days technologically low key. And now a new week begins and so does a new round of the fitness program I’m doing as well as getting back to some run training and tweaking our PCS a little more.