When I first I started writing in this blog my focus was on gratitude. In fact I was doing 100 days of gratitude. I thoroughly enjoyed this practice and found that life was more joyful when I practiced gratitude. Fast … Continue reading Daily Gratitude Practice Maintains Joy
I just made this recipe this morning. There are only 3 ingredients(4 if you add chocolate chips, which I did. I came across this post on sixvegansisters.com a while ago and pinned it on my Pinterest board. I finally got … Continue reading Three Ingredients Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Break-Apart Fudge
Sometimes you just have to go for it! Don’t think too much about it because you might talk yourself out of it. If you think it is something you would like to do, do it! I used that tactic recently. … Continue reading Go For It
I try to support local businesses when I can. I just finished my run and stopped at my favorite, little cafe, The Loviest Coffee and Boutique, located in a small, quaint town in Sewickley, Pa. This adorable cafe/boutique is locally … Continue reading Local business designed with love and passion
I love summers because I love being and doing things outdoors. I live in an area where a quarter of the year is spent indoors because of cold weather and snow. I try my best to get out as much … Continue reading Breakfast outdoors – after a night of rain
My daughter and I came back from vacationing in St. Petersburg, Florida last week to almost a straight week’s worth of rain. We biked and walked everyday while on vacation and for the first 2 days we were back, I … Continue reading When Nature Gives You Rain for 5 Straight Days – Have Fun!
I live close to a beautiful, Victorian town in the suburbs of Pittsburgh, PA called Sewickley(a Native American name for Sweet Water, because part of it borders the Ohio River). I love to do my runs and walks there because … Continue reading Photo journal of my walk today
Went for a run today. Look at all the fun and beautiful sights I took in. I had so much fun on this run and felt great when I was done! Believe it or not, I managed to get in … Continue reading Oh, the things that you see when you go for a run!
Thank a chill pill about getting in your 10,000 steps per day. According to this article on Inc.com, as long as you are staying active you are doing the right thing to keep yourself healthy. So enjoy that walk, bike … Continue reading Please Stop Obsessing Over 10,000 Steps: The Brutal Truth About Goals That Few People Are Willing to Admit | Inc.com
A quick & healthy plant-based breakfast This is one of my go-to plan-based breakfasts. It is so healthy, delicious and nutritious. Who needs jam or jelly when you can top your favorite toast with fresh, seasonal fruit? My go-to fruits … Continue reading Sprouted-grain toast with almond butter and blueberries
We’re back from our beach vacation safe and sound and down at least a pound I am happy to report that we are back from our beach vacation and my healthy eating paid off. I stepped on the scale this … Continue reading Eating healthy on a beach vacation paid off
My phase 2 breakfast on the go today I know, doesn’t look all that exciting, but I have things to do, places to go, people to visit, so this is a quick, healthy, portable breakfast. I love Belgium Endive. I … Continue reading Phase 2 Breakfast on The Fast Metabolism Diet
I’m happy to report that I did my leg of the marathon relay yesterday. It was a long day. I got up at 5 am to be ready for my carpool pickup at 5:45 am. The ride into Pittsburgh was … Continue reading Marathon Relay Completed
Tomorrow is the Pittsburgh Marathon relay and I think I’m ready. I’m running the 5th and last leg of the relay, which is 4.2 miles. I completed a longer run this week of 5.8 miles, so I think I’m ready. Wish me luck! Continue reading Marathon Relay is Tomorrow
Pantry about 2/3 done So I did a blog post on Decluttering in the Physical and Virtual back on April 7, 2019. I was about 1/3 of the way through on organizing and decluttering my pantry and made some big … Continue reading Decluttering Update
There has been so much in the media about decluttering our spaces, living minimally and simplifying our lives. Since I recently left a job and have some free time I started thinking about this and decided to work on decluttering … Continue reading Decluttering in the physical and virtual